Deputy Director of the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education, National Institute of Standards and Technology
Bill Newhouse is the Deputy Director of the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education, where he leads and promotes efforts to promote an integrated ecosystem of cybersecurity education, training, and workforce development that can more effectively secure cyberspace. He is also the lead author of the NICE Workforce Framework. Before coming to NIST in 2010, Mr. Newhouse spent five years detailed from the National Security Agency to the Office of the Secretary of Defense focused on cybersecurity R&D and technology discovery. He started his Federal career at NSA and worked there for 23 years focused initially on secure telecommunication systems, then on information assurance, and finally cybersecurity. Mr. Newhouse is a graduate of both the Georgia Institute of Technology and George Washington University.
The NICE Workforce Framework provides a tool for employers to use to specify work roles within the cybersecurity professional space. The NICE framework can also be used to express outcomes for courses and curricula within the cybersecurity training and education space. ABET requires that accredited programs specify educational objectives that are consistent with the needs […]