The National CyberWatch Center continues to update and create model Information Security curricula, which supports the growth of cybersecurity education nationally, including complete courses for degrees and multiple certificates.


National CyberWatch Center’s Cybersecurity Curricula Guide: A Complete Solution for Higher Education Institutions (v3 released Nov. 17, 2023).


Based on input from industry, labor market demand research, and over 15 years of Information Security content development experience, the National CyberWatch Center degree programs help prepare students for the in-demand jobs of the 21st century economy.


These specialized and stackable certificates allow students to earn multiple academic certificates while pursuing their Associate’s degree and to earn industry credentials by sitting for industry-recognized professional certification exams.


The technical courses in the National CyberWatch Center degree and certificate programs align to various industry-recognized professional certifications, federal and national standards, job roles, and provide hands-on experiences required in today’s competitive marketplace.

Lab Solution

National CyberWatch Center and Infosec Learning have partnered to develop a Complete Cloud-Based Lab Solution.

Curriculum Standards Panel

Established in 2016, the mission is to identify the learning objectives, concepts, procedures, situational judgments, and intellective abilities required to successfully complete courses currently available as digital courseware from the National CyberWatch Center.

Competency-Based Curriculum

Competency-based objectives, principles, and techniques target increased cybersecurity capability maturity of the entrant and incumbent Information Technology workforce.

Virtual Brown Bag Lunches

The Virtual Brown Bag Lunch (VBBL) Program provides early glimpses into innovations in cybersecurity practice and education tools and techniques that will be further examined and developed through the Curriculum Standards Panel (CSP) program. The content exhibited and discussed during the VBBL will be disseminated through CSP pilot programs and the Cybersecurity Skills Development Workshop (CSDW) program.