NICE (National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education) Conference 2015

NICE (National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education) Conference 2015
November 3-4, 2015
San Diego, CA
Ready to Work:  Equipping Our Cybersecurity Workers With The Skills to Compete

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NICE 2015 San Diego

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NICE 2015 is being designed to be a rallying point around cybersecurity education and workforce development. It provides:
  • A face-to-face convening of public-private partners;
  • An opportunity to signal NICE strategic directions and priorities; and
  • A forum to showcase best practices.
Join thought leaders from education, government, industry and non-profits as we address the future cybersecurity education needs of the nation.
The event will take place over two days in San Diego, CA.  All companies with supporting programs, technology or with a voice in the cyber education marketplace are invited to exhibit their latest technologies and services at this event. Learn more
Sponsorships are also available for additional exposure.
Educational Tracks include:
 Track 1: Accelerate Learning and Skills Development
  • Explore programs and techniques that can more rapidly increase the supply of cybersecurity workers
  • Reduce the time and cost for obtaining necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities
  • Target displaced workers or underemployed individuals who are available and motivated
Track 2: Establish a Diverse Learning Community
  • Seek creative and effective efforts to increase the number of underrepresented populations
  • Drive cybersecurity career awareness, exploration, and preparedness into schools and younger populations
  • Strengthen formal education programs, technical training and certifications, and co-curricular experiences
Track 3: Workforce Development and Career Planning
  • Analyze data sources that project present and future workforce demand and supply of qualified workers
  • Explore tools and techniques that effectively measure and validate knowledge, skills, and abilities
  • Identify effective practices and solutions that enhance recruitment, hiring, promotion, and retention
Cybersecurity has emerged as one of the leading creators of jobs and opportunity for all economic sectors. An ecosystem of technology providers, policy makers, legal expertise, banking, insurance, devices, educational programs and devices have emerged to deal with the cyber security issues that have become commonplace. In turn, the marketplace has responded by demanding a new workforce capable of taking on this challenge.
For more information on the NICE initiative and the 2015 Conference, please visit
Questions? Please contact your FBC Account Manager directly, or FBC’s Customer Outreach at 800-878-2940 x283 /
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