Training and Pre-Assessment Resources
Training opportunities, courses, self-assessments, and other exam preparation resources may be available from a certification agency. To learn about opportunities for an individual certification, click on the link in the table below to open the Exam Prep section of the certification information page on COOL.
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security established the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Careers and Studies (NICCS) as a framework foundation to increase the capability of the U.S. Cyberspace IT/Cybersecurity Workforce. The NICCS catalog is a searchable database providing lists of cybersecurity and cybersecurity-related training courses offered in the U.S. for cybersecurity professionals. The NICCS Training Catalog contains OVER 2,000 courses and is a valuable resource to help close cybersecurity training and skill gaps.