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Program Development Workshop

Program Development Workshops

Faculty and administrators seeking to create, develop or improve a cybersecurity program at their college are encouraged to view the Program Development and Technical Assistance Workshop videos designed to help in adding or enhancing cybersecurity programs of study at colleges.

April 27, 2020

• Utilize a standard (NICE, CAE) to develop or improve a cybersecurity program at schools.

• Identify missing elements in proposed or existing cybersecurity program.

• Describe the NICE framework.

• Describe the CAE program.

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Workshop materials are available to download below  

May 11, 2020

• Identify funding sources for proposed or existing cybersecurity programs.

• Describe the elements of a successful grant application.

• Define the vocabulary associated with grant applications (indirect, person month, equipment, etc).

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Workshop materials are available to download below  

Fall 2020, Date/Time: TBA

• Wrap-up Session



Presenter: Corrinne Sande

Ms. Sande is the director of the National Cybersecurity Resource Center funded by the National Security Agency, and Principal Investigator for NCyTE, a National Science Foundation–funded Advanced Technological Education (ATE) national resource center that works to grow and strengthen the nation’s cybersecurity workforce. Both centers are hosted at Whatcom Community College (WCC). Through Ms. Sande’s efforts, WCC became the first National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense—Two-Year Education (CAE2Y) on the West Coast. Ms. Sande also serves as the Principal Investigator of  the Catalyzing Computing and Cybersecurity in Community Colleges (C5) NSF-funded grant and is the Director of Computer Science and Computer Information Systems at WCC.


Workshop Materials

Risk Assessment (Excel spreadsheet- 42kb)
Continuing Assessment Tool (Excel Spreadsheet-141kb)
Subrecipient Commitment Form (Word document-62kb)

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