CISA Pathways Internship Program Accepting Cyber/IT Applications

CISA is pleased to announce several paid internships targeting high school, undergraduate, and graduate students. These internships are for student trainees in Cyber/IT at the GS-1/2, GS-3/4, and GS-5/7 levels. All interested students need to apply via the links provided below and complete any associated assessments no later than January 6, 2021.  GS-1/2 GS-3/4 GS-5/7Continue reading “CISA Pathways Internship Program Accepting Cyber/IT Applications”

SC Magazine Details PISCES Strategy

SC Magazine recently wrote an article titled “The cyber digital divide: How to level the playing field”. In it, author Bradley Barth interviews Mike Hamilton, founder of PISCES and discusses what the purpose of the program is and how it seeks to fill a need within the cybersecurity industry. You can read the full articleContinue reading “SC Magazine Details PISCES Strategy”

CISA Student Programs Webinar

On August 20th from 1:00 – 3:00 pm EST, CISA OCHCO will host a webinar on its Student Programs. This webinar is geared towards students and highlights internships and recent graduate opportunities within CISA.  Attendees will learn about each program, how to apply, and resume tips. This webinar is free and open to the public,Continue reading “CISA Student Programs Webinar”

Data Sharing Agreement

PISCES’ official data sharing agreement for municipalities looking to join the program is now published on our website. It can be viewed and downloaded here. If you are part of a municipality and would like more information about the program or how to join, please view our Community Partners page on our website.

CI Security Partners with PISCES

CI Security, a leader in managed detection and response cybersecurity services, announced its partnership with the Public Infrastructure Security Cyber Education System (PISCES), an incorporated nonprofit, along with partners Global Business Resources, Cyber Range Poulsbo, and the Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate, and the Washington State Fusion Center to provide no-cost cybersecurity event monitoringContinue reading “CI Security Partners with PISCES”

Cybersecurity in Kitsap is done by students thanks to Pisces program through WWU

Local college programs are working to fill the gaps in the cyber security industry. According to a CNBC article published Nov. 1, cybersecurity firms are struggling to attract and keep skilled workers to help protect networks. There are roughly 2.8 million professionals working within cybersecurity currently, but it is estimated that an additional four millionContinue reading “Cybersecurity in Kitsap is done by students thanks to Pisces program through WWU”

Collaboration to protect critical government infrastructure reboots, eyes national expansion

A consortium of government, private-sector and university interests have come together to help protect the security of the nation’s critical public infrastructure, organizers announced Friday. Starting in Washington state, the project — called the [Public Infrastructure Security Cyber Education System], or PISCES — is a reboot of a Seattle-area project that lost support in 2013, and hasContinue reading “Collaboration to protect critical government infrastructure reboots, eyes national expansion”