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A critical part of identifying the cybersecurity workforce was defining cybersecurity for consistency throughout the Federal Government. The National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework defines cybersecurity work as:
Strategy, policy, and standards regarding the security of and operations in cyberspace, and encompass[ing] the full range of threat reduction, vulnerability reduction, deterrence, international engagement, incident response, resiliency, and recovery policies and activities, including computer network operations, information assurance, law enforcement, diplomacy, military, and intelligence missions as they relate to the security and stability of the global information and communications infrastructure.
Information Security Opportunities
Information Assurance Opportunities
Federal Cybersecurity Job Opportunities
This link displays featured Cybersecurity job opportunities within the Federal Government.
Federally Funded Research and Development Centers (FFRDCs)
This link displays a list of approved FFRDCs with whom SFS Participants may secure employment in order to meet internship and/or post-graduation commitments.
National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program
This link takes you to NSF's Graduate Research Fellowship Program.
National Initiative for Cybersecurity Careers and Studies
This link takes you to the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Careers and Studies website.
National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education
This link takes you to the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education website.
U.S. Office of Personnel Management
This link takes you to OPM's website.
The NICE Tutorials Link
The NICE Tutorials are a series of instructional webinars
designed to provide important information on a variety of cybersecurity education and workforce development-related
topics. Here you can obtain Resume Writing instruction, review interviewing techniques, and more!
The National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE), led by the National Institute of Standards and
Technology (NIST) in the U.S. Department of Commerce, is a partnership between government, academia, and the
private sector focused on cybersecurity education, training, and workforce development.
A-Z Index of U.S. Government Departments and Agencies
This link displays a list of approved Federal agencies with whom SFS Participants may secure employment in order to meet internship and/or post-graduation commitments.
Federal Government Benefits
This link describes Federal Government benefits.
This link displays frequently asked questions for Job Seekers
Federal Resume Writing Tips
This link displays tips on writing a federal resume.
This link displays pathways and other federal student programs
Background Investigation Process FAQ
This link displays frequently asked questions on the background investigation process.
Stop Think Connect Campaign
This link displays information on the Department of Homeland Security stop think connect campaign.
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