How to See Cybersecurity as a STEM Field

In the areas of career preparation, ethics, and multi-disciplinary learning, cybersecurity education can extend the capacities of STEM education to serve the interests of both student and country. That’s not to say it’ll be easy to do.

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Cybersecurity Summer Camps Are Heating Up

Summer camps in cybersecurity have proliferated all across the country in short order. Camps offer varied learning opportunities for students of all kinds, whether going to college or straight into the workforce. And many camps take aim at a startling gender gap in the field, offering girls-only environments for a different kind of learning experience.

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Not Just for Tech-Heads: How to Swell the Ranks of the Cybersecurity Workforce

Enlarging the future cybersecurity workforce will require new ways of talking about the field to more diverse groups of students. The first step is showing how much more than just technical knowledge gets rewarded in the field.

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How to Show Students that Cybersecurity Can Work for Them

The Start Engineering Cybersecurity Student Workbook can open up possibilities and opportunities in the field for students with all kinds of interests and backgrounds. And to meet our cybersecurity needs, we need students from every related field to make their own, unique contributions. For the classroom, afterschool, career night, or at home, this Workbook will point students to the cybersecurity career that’s right for them.

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In Cybersecurity, Change Describes Education and Threats Alike

Cybersecurity education is the long-term solution to workforce needs, and exciting things are happening in the field. Find out how gamification, competitions, and integration with other K-12 subjects can open the field up to new populations of students who might not think they belong.

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Many Called, Few Ready: the Cybersecurity Workforce

The rapidly growing cybersecurity workforce is perpetually a work in progress. Changing threats plus still-limited training resources make for a difficult hiring environment. But the bots, malware, phishing scams, and viruses keep coming! Find out how to get students and teachers alike started on understanding cybersecurity education and career pathways.

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Get to Know Cybersecurity Education

First of its kind in print, our Cybersecurity Career Guide shows middle and high school students what jobs in the field are really like and how to find their way into them. One of the fastest-growing, most important fields in the country, cybersecurity offers opportunities for students of all backgrounds and interests.

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Cybersecurity Education Is Quickly Coming of Age

Cybersecurity education is fast becoming both necessary and popular. Right now, it’s more common in afterschool programs than formal K-12 education. But that will and should be changing.

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