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Call for Cybersecurity Curriculum Development Grant Proposal

Deadline to Submit: December 23, 2016

The fiscal year 2017 Call for Cybersecurity Curriculum Development Grant Proposal (supporting the Cybersecurity National Action Plan) (RFI-2017-00022) has been posted at https://www.nsa.gov/business/acquisition-resource-center/. The National Security Agency's National Cryptologic School's College of Cyber is soliciting proposals for grants in the area of cybersecurity curriculum development to meet the future workforce demands of the U.S. Federal Government. This call includes development of documentation, labs, and other materials to conduct a course in a cybersecurity topic area for public use. Grant proposals should use the NICE Cybersecurity Workforce Framework as a reference by choosing one of the seven areas that identify the knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) for the federal government workforce roles as a starting point for proposing development of any curriculum components. The following five specific knowledge areas are of particular interest:

  • Knowledge of computer networking concepts, protocols, and network security methods.
  • Knowledge of risk management processes and mitigating risks.
  • Knowledge of national and international laws, regulations, policies, and ethics as they relate to cybersecurity.
  • Knowledge of cybersecurity principles.
  • Knowledge of cyber threats and vulnerabilities.

Proposals using innovative approaches, employing input from a diverse set of cybersecurity education and training professionals, are sought. Proposals are due by December 23, 2016. Questions about this grant process may be emailed to lajones@nsa.gov.

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