Princess Young (invited) is currently the Program Manager for National Awareness Programs in the Cybersecurity Education and Awareness (CE&A) branch of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s office of Cybersecurity Communications (CS&&C). CE&&A strives to promote and advance cybersecurity awareness, outreach, education, training, and workforce development throughout public and private sectors.
Ms. Young’s responsibilities within CE&&A include managing and coordinating the plan and strategic execution of National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM) that takes place each October at the federal and national level. She also directs strategic communications for the Stop.Think.Connect.TM Campaign, a national cybersecurity awareness campaign that strives to teach safer online practices to all Americans. This program works to engage multiple stakeholders – government agencies and offices, non-profit organizations, academic institutions, and individuals – into a collaborative national cybersecurity awareness effort throughout the year.
Ms. Young holds an Honors Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Business Management and a Master of Business Administration degree in Information Assurance from Idaho State University.