Cybersecurity Careers Toolkit
Exploring Cybersecurity Careers:
- VSCA Cybersecurity Careers Presentation: Full of great links, statistics, and resources K-12
Use these guides to explore careers in cybersecurity:
- Exploring Cybersecurity Careers - Grades K-5 Using Kids Search (digital-friendly)
- Exploring Cybersecurity Careers - Grades K-5 Using Kids Search (print-friendly)
- Exploring Cybersecurity Careers - Grades 6-12 Using Career Search (digital-friendly)
- Exploring Cybersecurity Careers - Grades 6-12 Using Career Search (print-friendly)
- Cybersecurity Career Profiles - Check out 12 People with Cybersecurity Careers
- Cybersecurity Lesson Plan Ideas
- Kids Search - Search over 300 careers!
- Career Search - Search more than 900 careers!
- School Search - Check out your favorite colleges and schools across the U.S.
- Information Technology Career Cluster - Learn about all things IT
- Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Career Cluster - Learn about all things STEM
- Research a Career - Learn more about a career in cybersecurity with this research activity
- Career Interview - Use this resource as a guide to interview someone with a career in cybersecurity
- What Are Your Choices? - Learn about your options after high school
- Making a Plan - Create a plan for your future
VIEW Cybersecurity Book Lists:
- Cybersecurity Careers PK-Elementary School Book List (digital-friendly)
- Cybersecurity Careers PK-Elementary School Book List (print-friendly)
- Cybersecurity Careers Middle School Book List (digital friendly)
- Cybersecurity Careers Middle School Book List (print-friendly)
- Cybersecurity Careers High School Book List (digital-friendly)
- Cybersecurity Careers High School Book List (print-friendly)
- Cybersecurity Careers Teachers, Counselors, and Parents Book List (digital-friendly)
- Cybersecurity Careers Teachers, Counselors, and Parents Book List (print-friendly)
Other Cybersecurity Resources:
- Virginia Cyber Range - A scalable, cloud-hosted infrastructure provides your students with virtual environments for realistic, hands-on cybersecurity labs and exercises
- The K-12 Cybersecurity Resource Center
- K-12 Computer Science Framework
- Cybersmart Challenge
- National Cybersecurity Training & Education Center
- Cybersecurity Glossary
- KnowBe4 Children's Interactive Cybersecurity Activity Kit (K-5)
- PBS Cybersecurity Lab (K-5)
- Discovery Education Girls4Tech: Building Cyber Skills to Secure the Future Video Series (K-8)
- NJCCIC E-Learning for Students (All ages)
- K-12 Cybersecurity Guide: How to Get Started (K-12)
- US Cyber Challenge (9-12)
- National Initiative for Cybersecurity Careers and Studies:
Training Catalogue of Courses,
Workforce Framework for Cybersecurity,
Cyber Career Pathways Tool
- Cyberchase Mission Motherboard: Help motherboard defeat hacker, play puzzles and collect things.
- Crack Hacker’s Safe: Figure out patterns with shapes, numbers and colors to find out what’s in the safe.
- Bugs in the System: Hacker has infested the cybrary with nasty bugs! Clear them out by sorting them.
- Railway Hero: Join the cybersquad to fix the Information Super Railway using math skills.
- Code Breaker: Crack the code and get into the top-secret areas at headquarters.
- FBI Safe Online Surfing: Visit the island for your grade level, complete games, and test your skills.
- Dupe Detector: Check out this resource from the National Crime Prevention Council about purchasing safe products.
- Break the Code - CIA: This Spy Kids resource asks you to decipher a code!