National Cyber Security Awareness

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National Cyber Security Awareness: DHS/NPPD/CS&C/NCSD seeks to implement Cyberspace Policy Review Near Term Action #6 and Action Recommended 3-1 of the President's National Strategy to Secure Cyberspace. Accordingly, DHS/NPPD/CS&C/NCSD aims to enhance coordination and collaboration among appropriate private sector and non-profit organizations as well as federal, state, and local government entities to facilitate a comprehensive national cybersecurity awareness campaign including specific programs, activities, audience-specific awareness materials and outreach efforts, expansion of the Stop. Think. Connect. Campaign, as well as support for National Cybersecurity Awareness Month in October. DHS/NPPD/CS&C/NCSD aims to establish a cooperative partnership to amplify the message to the public and other US Government agencies about cybersecurity; serve as a spokesperson for cybersecurity awareness; build relationships and coalitions to support a broad national effort; and serve to further the government's goals to reach a broad audience as part of this initiative. The goals and objectives to be addressed include:- Promote the National Cybersecurity Awareness Campaign, Stop.Think.Connect and National Cyber Security Awareness Month.- Engage key stakeholder groups through targeted outreach and the development of programs and activities, to include: home users; small/medium businesses; and, the academic community, including K-12 and higher education educators, administrators, and students. - Promote cybersecurity awareness and conduct outreach efforts to stakeholders through identification of; creation of; and/or engagement in meetings, conferences, events, and initiatives. - Create cybersecurity awareness collateral (brochures, etc.) that can be leveraged by multiple stakeholder groups. - Serve as a repository for cybersecurity awareness related activities and collateral. - Partner with key stakeholder groups, including the Multi-State Information and Sharing Analysis Center (MS-ISAC), to reach State and local communities.- Develop and maintain efforts to advance cyber workforce development, to include enhancements to current in-classroom curriculum and development of new curriculum as needed.- Assist in the execution of National Cyber Security Awareness Month, which may include:o TV and radio promotion of campaign messages by identified spokespeopleo Promotion of messaging through multiple mediao Creation and dissemination of campaign materialso Development of content for a websiteo Tailored activities for small/medium businesses, academia, and home userso Targeted events to promote the month, including a "kick-off" - Assist in the development of a coordinated messaging effort with key partners.- Measure and publish expert analysis of the effectiveness of awareness efforts. Methods may include:o Capturing the number of hits on websiteso Researching positive changes to attitudes or behaviors o Surveys o Analyzing broad shifts in public attitudes or policies, measured through independent studies, government surveys, or polls.
Federal Grant Title: National Cyber Security Awareness
Federal Agency Name: Office of Procurement Operations Grants Division
Grant Categories: Education Information and Statistics
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: DHS-12-NPPD-128-002
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 97.128
CFDA Descriptions: National Cyber Security Awareness
Current Application Deadline: Jul 05, 2012
Original Application Deadline: Jul 05, 2012
Posted Date: Jun 05, 2012
Creation Date: Jun 25, 2012
Archive Date: Aug 04, 2012
Total Program Funding: $1,500,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $1,500,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $750,000
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Public and State controlled institutions of higher education - Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education - Private institutions of higher education
Grant Announcement Contact
Tamara Marshall-Jones Grants Officer Phone 2024470177

work email [Tamara-Marshall-Jone@hq.dhs.gov]
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