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Workforce Development

The SEI raises the state of the practice in cyber workforce development and identifies ways to transfer knowledge and skills to your cyber workforce.

STEPfwd Learning Management System

Train your workforce to effectively recognize, resist, and recover from attacks on your networked systems.

An alternative to the traditional classroom approach, STEP (Simulation, Training, and Exercise Platform) immerses students in an environment where they can recognize  and practice realistic cyber "protect," "detect," and "respond" scenarios.

STEPfwd, our learning management system, combines asynchronous classroom-style instruction and synchronous exercises to develop students' capabilities in information assurance, incident response, computer forensics, insider threat, software security, and other vital information security topics.

Simulated cyber training events allow participants to apply skills in environments that simulate real-world infrastructures and attacks.

Virtual training labs enable your workforce to develop technical skills in a focused, hands-on environment.

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Cyber Workforce Assessment and Evaluation

Fill gaps in essential competencies for your organization's workforce.

Assess and evaluate your own cyber workforce with accurate, objective, scalable methods and technologies that we developed in collaboration with academia and government.

With these methods and technologies, you can identify gaps in essential competencies that are unique to your workforce.

Once gaps in essential competencies are identified, the SEI can develop a targeted plan to address them with expert content and robust curricula that meet your workforce development needs.

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Competency Development and Workforce Readiness

Competency Development and Workforce Readiness

August 27, 2014 Collection

The following publications relate to competency development and workforce readiness.

State of Cyber Workforce Development

State of Cyber Workforce Development

August 15, 2013 White Paper
Marie Baker

This paper summarizes the current posture of the cyber workforce and several initiatives designed to strengthen, grow, and retain cybersecurity professionals.

Developing Your Cyber Workforce

Developing Your Cyber Workforce

August 02, 2013 Webinar
Christopher May

In this 2013 webinar, Chris May discusses ways to research and develop solutions approaching the cyber workforce development challenge.

Digital Investigation Workforce Development

Digital Investigation Workforce Development

March 01, 2012 White Paper
Dennis M. Allen

In this paper, the authors describe an approach for deriving measures of software security from well-established and commonly used standard practices.