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Protecting Yourself with Credit Reporting Agency Security Freezes – Now Free

Combating identity theft. If you’re concerned about identity theft, those reported mega-data breaches, or someone gaining access to your credit report without your permission, you should consider placing a credit reporting agency security freeze on your credit report. What is a security freeze? A security freeze means that your credit report file cannot be shared…

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CyberPatriot CyberCamps a Huge Success at Hawaii Technology Academy

Hawaii Technology Academy (HTA), a public charter school with learning centers across four islands (Hawaii, Kauai, Maui and Oahu), joined other public and private schools this summer and recently held their first-ever CyberPatriot CyberCamp. CyberCamps, which provide basic instruction in core information technologies (i.e., Windows, Ubuntu Linux and networking), is designed to prepare middle and…

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National Security Agency – Hawaii Cybersecurity Work Study/Scholarship Opportunities

The National Security Agency (NSA) recently announced their Hawaii cybersecurity work study and internship  programs available to high school and college students. While the list released includes many other excellent opportunities nationwide, the following programs are available here in Hawaii: High School Work Study Program – Hawaii location (application deadline is September 30, 2018) Stokes…

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Hack the Wave – Community Maritime Cybersecurity Challenge

Hack the Wave is a maritime cybersecurity Capture-the-Flag event that will explore the foundations of maritime security by going through a series of challenges that will place participants at the helm of TRUDI, the Tactical Reconfigurable Underway Demonstration Interface.  Each challenge is designed to educate participants on TRUDI’s capabilities and vulnerabilities. Bring a team or roll solo,…

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AFCEA Hawaii Education Foundation (AHEF) – Bob Ventura Cybersecurity Scholarship ($3000) Application Deadline Extended to Jul 31, 2018

Update:  The application deadline for the AFCEA Hawaii Educational Foundation (AHEF) Scholarships this year totaling over $100,000 has been extended to July 31, 2018.  Include in these scholarships is the Bob Ventura Cybersecurity Scholarship ($3000). —– Update —– AFCEA Hawaii Educational Foundation (AHEF) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization committed to support Hawaii students and teachers by…

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Cyber Threat Defender – The PC Game Version

Cyber Threat Defender (CTD), the popular cybersecurity card game, is now available in an electronic game format that you can download to your PC. The PC version of CTD, created by the Center for Infrastructure Assurance and Security (CIAS) at UTSA, teaches players how to protect themselves from cyber-attacks while building robust networks to become…

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CyberPatriot – Meet The Teens Being Groomed As The Future Of Cyber Security | TODAY

TODAY – The new head of U.S. Cyber Command at the National Security Agency, General Paul Nakasone,  says he is prioritizing recruiting cyber security professionals, a profession experts say the world could soon see a shortage of. Now, a group of high school and middle school students are being taught the cutting edge techniques of…

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eSentinel Cybersecurity Competition – North America Open

eSentinel is a “King of the Hill” style assessment and defense cyber competition where the goal is to capture and defend as many resources as you can. This online game, which is scheduled for August 15,  starts with a series of virtual targets – each with an identified scored service running on it. Competing teams…

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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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