Other ATE Centers Dedicated to Information Assurance / Cybersecurity

National CyberWatch Center

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.

National Center for Systems Security and Information Assurance (CSSIA)

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. 

Cyber Security Education Consortium (CSEC)

A consortium connecting technology centers, community colleges, and the University of Tulsa, CSEC works with the Oklahoma Career and Technology Education (CareerTech) to train people in critical information assurance skills.




The Colloquium for Information Security Education (CISSE)

For 19 years, CISSE has supported cybersecurity educators, researchers, and practitioners in their efforts to improve curricula and foster discussion of current and emerging trends.

National Initiative for Cybersecurity Career and Studies (NICCS) 

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. 

Women in Cybersecurity (WiCyS)

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.

International Consortium of Minority Cybersecurity Professionals (ICMCP)

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.

Advanced Cyberforensics Education (ACE)

From Daytona State College in Florida, this Advanced Technological Education center has launched hands-on cyber camps, cyber clubs, and core cyberforensics courses.



Online Training


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.


Workforce Studies


2017 Global Information Security Workforce
Study: Women in Cybersecurity


2016 Closing the Cybersecurity Talent
Gap by Raytheon and the NCSA


2016 Moving Forward With Cyber-
security and Privacy by PwC


2016 Hacking the Skills Shortage by Intel Security and CSIS

2016 Hacking the Skills Shortage
by Intel Security and CSIS

2015 Global Workforce Study by (ISC)2

2015 Global Workforce Study by (ISC)2

2015 Women in Security Report by (ISC)2

2015 "Women in Security"
Report by (ISC)2



Burning Glass Job Market Intelligence: Cybersecurity Jobs 2015

Burning Glass Job Market
Intelligence: Cybersecurity Jobs 2015



PwC’s 2015 State of US Cybercrime Survey 

PwC’s 2015 State of US
Cybercrime Survey