National Cybersecurity Career Awareness Week Recap

Thank you all for your hard work and dedication during the week-long campaign and making it a success. This cybersecurity career celebration would not have been possible without your engagement and collaboration.


Here's a Recap of Activities that Happened Last Week:


ENGAGEMENT BY NUMBERS


Number of Events and Commitments (over 350)
Number of People Impacted (15k)
Number of International Commitments (11)
Number of Webinars (76)
Number of Competitions (6)
Number of Training Opportunities (133)

SIX DAY #mycyberjob SOCIAL MEDIA CHALLENGE


Throughout the week individuals shared their short videos, pictures, and stories on social media about what they loved most about #mycyberjob


CYBERSECURITY CAREERS POSTER CONTEST


Congratulations to Abigail Carter from Mattoon High School from Mattoon, IL and her teacher Laura Roberts for their poster highlighting the multiple career options in cybersecurity.


CYBERSECURITY CAREERS CAPTURE THE FLAG COMPETITION


Congratulations to the winners, who scored highest in areas such as cryptography, networking, trivia, cybersecurity careers, web applications, reconnaissance, and more!


1st place: Trinity Stroud, University of South Alabama
2nd place: Matthew Kinmon, CYBER.ORG
3rd place: Eric Wendling, Northern Virginia Community College

Start Planning for 2021!


Next year we are introducing a new name and new dates. We’re dropping the “National” to encourage the broader community to get involved in raising cybersecurity career awareness on a global scale. We are also adjusting the dates to better align with cybersecurity awareness activities during Cybersecurity Awareness Month (October). Save the date and join us during the third week of October – October 18-23, 2021!