Special Editions

Special Editions

Special Editions include extended interviews and bonus content that takes a deeper dive into some of the topics we cover on our daily show.
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Ep 60 | 4.12.24

Cyber Talent Insights: Navigating the landscape for enterprise organizations. (Part 1 of 3)

In the first episode of the series on cybersecurity workforce development, we dive into the complex world of cyber workforce management and planning, particularly as it pertains to the perspective of the enterprise.

Ep 59 | 3.17.24

Unveiling the updated NICE Framework & cybersecurity education’s future.

The Workforce Framework for Cybersecurity (NICE Framework) (NIST Special Publication 800-181, revision 1) provides a set of building blocks for describing the Tasks, Knowledge, and Skills (TKS) that are needed to perform cybersecurity work by individuals or teams. Through these building blocks, the NICE Framework enables organizations to develop their workforces to perform cybersecurity work, and it helps learners to explore cybersecurity work and to engage in appropriate learning activities to develop their knowledge and skills. On this Special Edition podcast, N2K CyberWire's Dave Bittner is joined by the team at NIST and FIU's Jack D. Gordon Institute for Public Policy to delve into the history of the NICE Framework through its latest update and looking into the future. Brian Fonseca, Director at the Jack D. Gordon Institute for Public Policy, shares an introduction to the NICE Framework. Karen Wetzel, NICE Framework Manager, discusses the updates to the framework. Rodney Petersen, Director of NICE, talks about what these updates mean to cybersecurity education's future.

Ep 58 | 3.10.24

Setting better cyber job expectations to attract and retain talent.

In this webinar, N2K Networks Cyber Workforce Consultant Dr. Sasha Vanterpool shares how to update job descriptions to better reflect cyber role expectations to improve hiring, training, and retention.

Ep 57 | 1.15.24

Putting a dent in the cybersecurity workforce gap.

In this special edition of Solution Spotlight, N2K President, Simone Petrella is talking with ISC2 CEO Clar Rosso about putting a dent in the cybersecurity workforce gap through empowerment, breaking down barriers and expanding DE&I initiatives.

Ep 56 | 11.19.23

Breaking Through: Securing the advancement of women in cybersecurity.

In the dynamic field of cybersecurity, it’s well established that creating more opportunities for diversity and inclusion is essential for developing a highly skilled workforce. As an industry, we are starting to see the fruits of that labor, but there is a growing need for diverse leadership to nurture continuous innovation and resilience in cybersecurity. As part of N2K’s 2023 Women in Cyber content series, we’re excited to host an engaging virtual panel discussion moderated by N2K's President Simone Petrella featuring insights, experiences, and strategies for advancing more women into leadership roles within the field.

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Dave Bittner
Dave Bittner is a security podcast host and one of the founders at CyberWire. He's a creator, producer, videographer, actor, experimenter, and entrepreneur. He's had a long career in the worlds of television, journalism and media production, and is one of the pioneers of non-linear editing and digital storytelling.
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