ATE Centers Dedicated to Information Assurance / Cybersecurity
This Advanced Technological Education center based at Prince George's Community College in Largo, MD, collaborates with the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE), the NSA, and the DHS on cybersecurity curriculum issues.
Based at Moraine Valley Comunity College in Palos Hills, IL, this Advanced Technological Education center establishes, mentors, and expands cybersecurity degree and certificate programs; its Virtualization Data Center (VDC) provides students with 24-hour access to virtual learning opportunities.
For 23 years, CISSE has supported cybersecurity educators, researchers, and practitioners in their efforts to improve curricula and foster discussion of current and emerging trends.
NICCS is a national resource for anyone from government, industry, academia, or the general public who seeks to learn more about cybersecurity and opportunities in the field. It's managed by the Cybersecurity Education and Awareness Branch (CEA) within the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Office of Cybersecurity and Communications (CS&C). The NICCS website offers information on scholarship opportunities, internship opportunities, curriculum resources, and cybersecurity careers.
The WiCyS community brings together women (students/faculty/researchers/professionals) in cybersecurity from academia, research, and industry for sharing of knowledge/experience, networking and mentoring, with a goal of recruiting, retaining and advancing women in cybersecurity.
This 501(c)3 non-profit association is dedicated to the academic and professional success of minority cybersecurity students and professionals. The consortium offers members mentoring opportunities, professional development services, and vast networking resources.
An online resource offering free cybersecurity and IT training courses that students can use at their own pace. Registering for a free account is required. Fees are charged for some options such as access to virtual practice labs for Microsoft, Cisco, CompTIA, VMware, etc.
CLARK is a digital library that hosts a diverse collection of cybersecurity learning objects. Created to fill the need for a high-quality and high-availability repository for curricular and ancillary resources in the cybersecurity education community, Clark provides collections of Learning Objects. This is a way to group learning objects beyond just their authors. Each collection is unique, and supported by its own community.