The National CyberWatch Center Corporate Members play a unique and powerful role in cybersecurity education, workforce development, and emerging issues in research, assessment, and evaluation. The National CyberWatch Center provides a distinct opportunity to engage directly with established and emerging leaders in Information Security, as well as upcoming professionals in the field. To provide you with the most flexibility, you select the plan that fits your current needs, with the added benefit of upgrading when your corporate objectives call for it.

Our Goals

To support the national imperative for developing cyber-educated professionals by encouraging collaborative opportunities between academic faculty and business professionals

To provide mechanisms for collaboration between business and academia, focused on course content that aligns with the needs of business

To assist in identifying the best and brightest graduates and providing National CyberWatch Center business members with vetted resumes

To engage business leaders in webinars and conference presentations to facilitate the exchange of information between business and academia

Explore Opportunities

National CyberWatch Supporter

Membership Amount: $500

This initial category of National CyberWatch Supporter is for those companies that want to explore a relationship with this growing international network of cybersecurity educators and practitioners, before committing to full engagement.

The following opportunities for engagement (benefits) are available to all National CyberWatch Supporters as well as all other membership levels:

  • Receive National CyberWatch Communicator (e-Newsletter)
  • Access to National CyberWatch Center-sponsored webinars for all corporate employees
  • Email access to the national network of cyber-educators. Design is controlled by your marketing staff; you select the release date; the National CyberWatch Center provides the email distribution to the national cyber-faculty. (Note: one broadcast emailing per year for Supporters and Basic membership)
  • Annual listing of your company as a corporate supporter of the National CyberWatch Center on website.

Basic Membership

Membership Amount: $2,500

Added to the benefits listed above are the following:

  • Eligibility to participate as a non-voting members of National CyberWatch Center Committees, including the Curriculum Standards Panels and Membership Committee
  • Annual marketing of your company via National CyberWatch Center website, National CyberWatch Communicator, and social media channels

Corporations selecting the Basic Membership plan have the option to include support for one of the following events in your corporate membership plan. Each carries a value of a minimum of $1,500.

Select one (1) marketing support opportunity from the following events:

  • Mid-Atlantic Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition (MACCDC)
  • Community College Cyber Summit (3CS)
  • National CyberWatch Center or 3CS Pre-Summit Job Fair
  • Innovations in Cybersecurity Education (publication and awards)

More information on event sponsorship and marketing opportunities 

Basic-Plus Membership

Membership Amount: $10,000

In addition to the basic benefits listed in the previous section, the following benefits and services are available with the selection of the Basic Plus corporate membership level.

  • Waived registration fee for up to four (4) corporate employees attending a National CyberWatch Center-sponsored training workshops or conferences.
  • Service:  Up to two (2) customized requests for searches of student resume database from the National Cybersecurity Student Association database
  • Access to National CyberWatch Center Library materials
  • Access to individualized competency-based education and training programs
  • Access to Workforce Maturity Assessments and individualized competency-based training programs for your organization’s employees
  • Named sponsor for up to 2 National CyberWatch Center webinars per year

Specific to Basic-Plus Membership:  Along with the above benefits, corporations have the option to select two of the following for inclusion in your corporate membership plan. Each carries a value of a minimum of $1,500.

Select two (2) marketing support opportunities from the following list:

  • Mid-Atlantic Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition (MACCDC)
  • Community College Cyber Summit (3CS)
  • National CyberWatch Center or 3CS Pre-Summit Job Fair
  • Innovations in Cybersecurity Education

More information on event sponsorship and marketing opportunities 

Premium Membership

Membership Amount: $15,000

In addition to the benefits listed in the Basic and Basic Plus corporate membership plans, the following benefits and services are available with the selection of the Premium corporate membership level.

  • Preferred partnerships in National CyberWatch Center collaborative grants, research, publications, and presentation opportunities at national conferences
  • Promotion of white papers and research studies published through National CyberWatch Center Press
  • Participation as featured speaker in the National CyberWatch Center Speaker Series.  Delivered via 45-minute webinars, the speaker series highlights our premium-level corporate member companies, showcasing their products and services to the entire National CyberWatch Center membership and affiliates.
  • Eligibility to participate as a full voting members of National CyberWatch Center Committees, including the Curriculum Standards Panels and Membership Committee

Specific to Premium Membership: Along with the above benefits, you have the option to select one event sponsorship and three (3) other marketing support opportunities for inclusion in your corporate membership plan.

Select one event sponsorship from the following choices (Value between $3,000 and $3,500) :

  • Mid-Atlantic Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition (MACCDC) – Silver level
  • Community College Cyber Summit (3CS) – Gold level

Select three (3) marketing support opportunities from the following list:

  • Mid-Atlantic Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition (MACCDC)
  • Community College Cyber Summit (3CS)
  • National CyberWatch Center or 3CS Pre-Summit Job Fair
  • National CyberWatch Center Advisory Board Position
  • Innovations in Cybersecurity Education

More information on event sponsorship and marketing opportunities 

Add-on Options

To tailor your membership plan even further, the following services can be added to
your Basic, Basic-Plus, or Premium membership plan for their face value. As an alternative, they can be purchased separately, as needed:

Option Amount
Additional marketing support opportunities $1,500
Additional requests for resume searches from the NCSA database $1,500
Posting of position openings, internships, competitions, and other company-specific opportunities via National CyberWatch Center website, National CyberWatch Communicator, and social media channels $350 per post
Premium-level (Gold, Platinum, Diamond) sponsorships of MACCDC or 3CS call for current pricing

Membership Obligations

  • Annual update of member contact information. This includes verifying such fields as continued employment of your listed members, preferred email address and phone, national credentials awarded (e.g. CISSP, A+).
  • Participation in flash surveys. Your response to flash surveys is encouraged so that you have an active role in supporting the entire membership organization.
  • Protection of National CyberWatch Center copyrights, materials and logos. National CyberWatch Center makes available a Brand Guideline document that guides all internal, external, partner, alliance and member usage of the National CyberWatch Center brand, logo, name and/or identity. It should guide all print, production and digital design efforts.
  • Permission to use your corporate logo in National CyberWatch Center marketing materials.

For more information about any of these plans contact Barbara Belon at: bbelon@nationalcyberwatch.org