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AFCEA Hawaii Education Foundation (AHEF) – Bob Ventura Cybersecurity Scholarship ($3000)

AFCEA Hawaii Educational Foundation (AHEF) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization committed to support Hawaii students and teachers by providing scholarships, grants and awards. AFCEA Hawaii has a long history of support for education within the Hawaiian Islands and has given over $500,000 to enhance learning and education initiatives.  One of the AHEF scholarships offered exclusively…

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CSAW ’18 Capture the Flag – Registration Now Open

The NYU Tandon School of Engineering Cyber Security Awareness Week (CSAW) Capture the Flag (CTF) is an annual international cybersecurity competition where teams tackle problems in a series of real-world scenarios modeling various computer security problems. To succeed, teams must demonstrate a profound understanding of the roles and ramifications of cyber security in these situations. …

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(ISC)2 Hawaii Chapter – “Talk Story” with Alan Paller (SANS Institute President and Founder)

The (ISC)2 Hawaii Chapter is hosting Mr Alan Paller, SANS Institute President and Founder, as their Special Community Event guest speaker to bring Hawaii’s cybersecurity professionals, students, and enthusiasts together to promote cybersecurity on June 27, 6:30pm – 8:00pm, at the Honolulu Council of the Navy League. Alan founded SANS, a college and professional cybersecurity…

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US Department of Homeland Security Guidance – Securing Your Home Network

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) US-CERT recently released revised guidance on securing networks at home.  In addition to previous guidance that recommended updating software, using complex passwords and scrutinizing all links as potentially being malicious, the revised guidance includes advise on using firewalls and router security. Read the revised DHS security guidance HERE.

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Oregon Community College Cyber Summit/Job Fair Financial Support Program

Looking for a cybersecurity job can be stressful, but you can alleviate some of that headache by attending a pre-summit job fair preceding the Community College Cyber Summit (3CS). Many industries and businesses will be at the fair on Thursday, Aug. 2, 8:30 to 11:30 AM, at Mt. Hood Community College in Gresham, Oregon. Student…

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Hawaii’s Youth Summer Cybersecurity Programs

As summer is just around the corner, parents are scurrying to get their kids enrolled in meaningful yet affordable summer programs. As the importance of cybersecurity grows, one smart option is to sign them up for one of three weeklong cybersecurity programs being offered this summer to middle and high school students. Why cybersecurity? The…

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Women in Technology Hosts Excite Camp (Oahu) for Middle School Girls

Women in Technology is excited to host the 3rd Excite Camp Oahu to be held June 12 – 15 at the Manoa Innovation Center, Presentation Room.  Excite Camp is focused around exposing and encouraging our young ladies into STEM careers. The camp is designed to be a small group of girls, and capped at 24 to promote…

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Gen. Paul Nakasone Commands U.S. Cyber Command and National Security Agency

Update: Army Gen. Paul Nakasone took command of U.S. Cyber Command Friday at a ceremony that elevated the organization to the U.S. military’s tenth unified combatant command. Nakasone assumed command of Cyber Command and the National Security Agency from Navy Adm. Michael Rogers during a change-of-command ceremony at Fort Meade, Maryland. Read more ——————————————————– Army…

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Hawai‘i CyberPatriot Summer CyberCamps Announced

(ISC)2 Hawaii Chapter, in partnership with Cyber Hui, recently announced the schedule for their one-week Standard and Advanced cybersecurity camps called CyberCamps being offered this summer during Jun 11 thru August 10. These camps will prepare students with learning the basics of Windows, Ubuntu Linux and networking to compete in the CyberPatriot National Youth Cyber…

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U.S. Cyber Challenge’s Annual Cyber Quests Competition

U.S. Cyber Challenge (USCC) recently opened registration for the 2018 Cyber Quests online competition. The annual Cyber Quests competition determines who qualifies for the U.S. Cyber Challenge Summer Cyber Camps, a leading nationwide program in cybersecurity workforce development. While registration is still open, the actual competition started on Tuesday, April 10, 2018, with the competition…

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