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Between the NICE Conference & Expo and the NICE K12 Cybersecurity Education Conference, over 1000 attendees came together to explore ways of developing a skilled cybersecurity workforce ready to meet the challenges of the future. #NICEK12 featured the first every Cyber Signing Day, which recognized students who signed on for cybersecurity internships or to pursue cybersecurity degrees.
The 2nd annual National Cybersecurity Career Awareness Week also brought together numerous attendees through over 60 events and activities aimed at inspiring and promoting awareness & exploration of cybersecurity careers. Additionally, a toolkit which can be accessed year-round was developed this year to provide resources and materials to help promote cybersecurity careers.
There was a 65% increase in NICE Working Group
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The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) was founded in 1901 and is now part of the U.S. Department of Commerce. NIST is one of the nation's oldest physical science laboratories. Congress established the agency to remove a major challenge to U.S. industrial competitiveness at the time—a second-rate measurement infrastructure that lagged behind the capabilities of the United Kingdom, Germany, and other economic rivals.