Stacked Cyber Degree Summit

Improving Cybersecurity for Iowans

Call ing Iowa Community College Cyber Educators and Administrators

Iowa State University and DMACC will host a summit to discuss updates to cybersecurity education and educational pathways with key Iowa stakeholders. ISU and DMACC need your input on January 6th, 2022 at DMACC in Ankeny. A virtual option of attendance is also available.

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An overarching goal of the Iowa Cyber Hub is to increase the number of employees in cybersecurity across the state of Iowa. The goals of this meeting include:

ESTABLISH NEW EDUCATIONAL PATHWAYS

Discuss recent updates to cybersecurity education pathways— from high school graduate to PhD

DISCUSS THREE-YEAR STACKABLE CREDENTIAL

Identify pathway for military personnel to build on their Joint Services Transcript to earn a three- year stackable credential: earn an AAS (2 year) and transfer to ISU for a 1-year certificate in cybersecurity

IDENTIFY GAPS

Determine additional gaps in educational pathways and how they can be filled

ESTABLISH A PLAN

Develop a road map to implementation and roll out of the pathways

DISCUSS SHARING

Develop a plan to share best practices, courses, and labs.

Register for the summit now! Registration closes Jan. 4th