The State of Cybersecurity Education

We will cover the current state of cybersecurity education nationally and in New Mexico. The presentation will cover the NIST National Initiative In Cybersecurity Education (NICE) Framework. (The presenter is a co-Chair on the NIST NICE Collegiate Working Group). The Center of Academic Excellence Cyber Defense, Research, and Operations designations by the National Security Agency and Department of Homeland Security. (ENMU-Ruidoso was the first community college in New Mexico to be designated as a CAE2Y-CD and the presenter is a CAE/CD mentor for the NSA). The presentation will provide resources for how to become a CAE designated institution, curriculum, competitions, faculty, women, veterans, and students in cybersecurity K-12 and higher education.

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