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CyberPatriot XIII—‘Iolani Advances to the National Finals

Students from ‘Iolani School’s CyberPatriot competition team qualified as finalists for the National Championship round of CyberPatriot XIII—The National Youth Cyber Defense Competition. The team is one of 12 finalists for the competition’s Open Division of which over 4,000 teams competed this year. This is the second time ‘Iolani has advanced to the national finals,…

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CISA Launches New Ransomware Campaign

Department of Homeland Security – Ransomware is a constantly evolving and increasing threat to both public and private networks. To help defend against and respond to ransomware attacks, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has launched its Reduce the Risk of Ransomware Campaign. The campaign is a focused and sustained effort designed to raise…

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Data Privacy Day

Sponsored by National Cybersecurity Alliance Tha Annual International Data Privacy Day was established to facilitate discussion and empower citizens and organizations to promote individual privacy. While controlling one’s personal data become difficult as we become more connected, there are actions that can be taken to minimize exposure and regain control of your personal privacy. Here…

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SANS: Cyber Camp for Teens

SANS Institute, an industry leader in cybersecurity education, training and research, recently announce their FREE Cyber Camp for Teens, Dec 29-30th from 7 am – 12pm (Hawaii Time) each day. This event showcases cybersecurity experts that will discuss the latest in IT/cybersecurity delivered to appeal and engage teenagers. Read More and Register

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SANS CyberStart America – Cybersecurity For High School Students

SANS Institute recently announced its latest and largest community service program, entitled CyberStart America, that will allow up to 100,000 high school students discover the field of cybersecurity. This gamified cybersecurity program, which consists of fun and engaging cybersecurity challenges, will let students explore cybersecurity and qualifying to enter the scholarship round where $2,000,000 in…

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Consumer Reports Releases Cybersecurity Tool That Provides Personalized Recommendations

Computer Report recently released a cybersecurity tool called the CR Security Planner that provides personalized cybersecurity recommendations and expert advice using a plain and simple website that is easy to understand and use. This tool provides recommendations to assist with backing up files, browsing the internet anonymously, avoiding phishing scams, securing your identity, and much…

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Hawaii Virtual Career Expo 2020, October 21-22

The Hawaii Virtual Career Expo will be heldvirtually  October 21, 2020 from  9:00am-1:00pm and October 22, 2020 from 10:00am-2:00pm. At this event, you’ll be able to see what groups are hiring, and what positions are open now. No special equipment or software needed; just your computer or smart device. During the event, you’ll be able…

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Hawaii Celebrates National Cybersecurity Awareness Month!

National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) – observed every October – was created as a collaborative effort between government and industry to ensure every American has the resources they need to stay safer and more secure online. Since its inception under leadership from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security external link  and the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) external link,…

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Scam (Catch) Me If You Can – Outsmarting Today’s Ripoff Artists

InfraGard Hawaii – Frank Abagnale is one of the world’s most respected authorities on forgery, embezzlement, and secure documents. For over 40 years he has worked with, advised, and consulted with hundreds of financial institutions, corporations, and government agencies around the world. Mr. Abagnale’s rare blend of knowledge and expertise began more than 50 years ago when…

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CompuGirls Hawaii – Virtual Engagement Program

CompuGirls Hawaii is an affliliate of CompGirls, a national program focused on increasing opportunities for girls of color in the fields of Science and Technology and funded through the Defense STEM Education Consortium. In partnership with CyberHawaii and the University of Hawaii, they will be hosting CompuGirls Hawaii 2020 Virtual Engagement Program that will span…

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