To support the national imperative for cybersecurity-capable professionals by providing educational, networking, and collaborative opportunities between practitioners and the National CyberWatch network

To foster collaboration between members and businesses, government agencies, and professional associations

To assist in the collection of data that can be used to identify practitioners’ areas of expertise and to enable them to interface with the National CyberWatch network

Explore Opportunities


The following opportunities for engagement (“benefits”) are available to all those holding individual memberships in National CyberWatch:

  • Receive National CyberWatch Communicator (e-Newsletter)
  • Access to the online member site, with opportunities to participate in public and private Forums, access upcoming event information, and enter news items
  • Participate in National CyberWatch’s Innovations in Cybersecurity Education awards and recognition program
  • Speaking engagement opportunities for National CyberWatch events
  • No-charge access to public National CyberWatch webcasts
  • Member discounts for National CyberWatch Cybersecurity Skills Development Workshops (discounts may vary)
  • Participate in National CyberWatch Center Committees (e.g., Curriculum Standards Panels)
  • Create instructional content for distribution by National CyberWatch (revenue-sharing opportunities)
  • Earn Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credits through National CyberWatch events
  • Promote authored works, published through National CyberWatch Digital Press
  • Access National CyberWatch Center Library materials
  • Access individualized competency-based education and training programs


While few, the following member obligations assist National CyberWatch with ensuring the validity of its member data, and encourage member participation:

  • The membership term is for one year upon signing up. You must renew every year
  • Annual update of member contact information. This includes verifying such information as your preferred email address and phone, academic degrees held, and national credentials awarded
  • Participation in flash surveys. By assisting colleagues with your response to these time-sensitive surveys, you will also be assisting the profession in gathering up-to-the-minute data on timely topics. You also have the opportunity to suggest topics for these surveys
  • Protection of National CyberWatch copyrights, materials and logos. National CyberWatch makes available a Brand Guideline that dictates all internal, external, partner, alliance and member usage of the National CyberWatch brand, logo, name and/or identity. It should guide all print, production and digital design efforts