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National CyberWatch Communicator | June Edition

 
 
 
 
Information Security Fundamentals Curriculum Standards Panel
Interested in serving the cybersecurity education community? Consider becoming a subject matter expert for the Information Security Fundamentals Curriculum Standards Panel. The role of the panel is to continually verify, validate and enhance assessments, instructional materials, hands-on tutorials, and interactive challenges. Participants will provide input into and validation of the competency-based mastery learning designs.
 
For more information, visit HERE.
 
 
Cybersecurity Skills Journal Peer Reviewer Workshop
Enjoy the next Virtual Brown Bag Lunch (VBBL) on Cybersecurity (CSJ) Peer Reviewer Workshop on Wednesday, June 12, 1 p.m. ET. Join Dr. David H. Tobey, managing editor of the CSJ, as he helps participants understand how large peer reviewer panels assist authors develop their research toward practically relevant publications in the CSJ. Participants also can meet fellow reviewers and form teams with different responsibilities for each component of the CSJ.
 
Register HERE.
 
 
 
 
Innovations in Cybersecurity Education
Help us promote the amazing work you are doing by entering the prestigious 2019 Innovations in Cybersecurity Education awards and recognition program. Not only will you earn acknowledgement for yourself and your institution, but you’ll also help raise awareness for and promote innovative ways cybersecurity is being taught and practiced. Winning submissions will be recognized at the Community College Cyber Summit (3CS), July 30-Aug. 1, at Bossier Parish Community College, Bossier City, Louisiana. DEADLINE is June 10.
Read more and submit your innovation HERE.
 
 
Automotive Cybersecurity Curricula
In this month's installment of Cybersecurity Across the Curricula, we highlight Automotive Cybersecurity curricula at Northern Virginia Community College and related instructional materials for integration into Automotive Technology programs.
 
Read more HERE.
 
 
 
 
National Cybersecurity Student Association Open Office Hours
Join National Cybersecurity Student Association's executive director Gustavo Hinojosa and chapter development director Dr. Vitaly Ford as they conduct an online meeting for cybersecurity students on Thursday, June 13, 8 p.m. ET. Participants can ask anything to assist their educational and career journey from navigating through college to assembling resumes to coordinating a cybersecurity club and job searching.
 
Visit HERE for more information.
 
 
Get Your Students Involved
Get gamified! Hone in on your summertime cybersecurity skills, earn CEUs/CPEs, pursue a NICE-aligned digital badge and more through Project Ares – Academy. Membership is $125 for two months (or $62.50 for one-month access) and only for National Cybersecurity Student Association members.
 
Read more HERE.
 
 
 
 
#3CS2019 Now Offering Digital Badges
Digital Badges will be offered to those who attend one of four Cybersecurity Skills Development Workshops, as well as presenters and conference attendees. Badges obtain metadata that explain the requirements to achieve them and are phenomenal additions to LinkedIn profiles, resumes, and social media.
 
Earn your badge! Register for 3CS HERE.
 
 
Launching a WiCyS Affiliate Chapter
Join Women in CyberSecurity (WiCyS) on Friday, June 14, 2 p.m. ET, in a 60-minute webinar to discuss its first affiliate chapter. Board members will converse about the steps needed to successfully launch an affiliate chapter and all that encompasses it including the trials, tribulations, challenges, and lessons learned.
 
Register HERE.
 
 
 
 
CREDC Summer Symposium
Register now for the CREDC Summer Symposium, June 24-28, in St. Charles, Illinois. This symposium is a bi-annual event that offers an intensive, engaging and value-packed week of topics and integrated learning activities focused on cybersecurity and cyber-resiliency of energy delivery systems for the electric, power, oil and gas industries. Industry, academia and researchers can network and discuss their various needs throughout each entity. New this year is the Networking Day on Wednesday, June 26, where organizations will have booths for product and technology demos, networking, and collaboration.
 
For registration information, visit HERE.
 
 
Faculty Position Available 
Middle Georgia State University (MGA) has an opening for an assistant professor of Information Technology in Cybersecurity for a 10-month tenure track teaching position in the Information Technology Program. Primary teaching responsibilities will be in cybersecurity at the undergraduate and graduate level. Applicants must have a doctorate in IT or related discipline with at least 18 hours of graduate course work in IT and be able to teach a variety of IT core and elective courses within the program. 
 
 
A resume; MGA faculty application; letter of interest, which includes salary requirements; curriculum vitae; philosophy of teaching; four professional references; and unofficial copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts should be emailed as a Microsoft Word or Adobe.pdf to recruitment@mga.edu with the subject line "Assistant Professor of IT Fall 2019."
 
 
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