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Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

The Centers of Disease Control (CDC) and Prevention is closely monitoring an outbreak of respiratory illness caused by a new coronoa virus, named 2019-nCoV that was first detected in Wuhan City, in China’s Hubei province which continues to expand acccording to the CDC’s website.  For the latest information please visit the State of Hawaii, Department…

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CISA’s Cyber Essentials

(Department of Homeland Security).  The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) Cyber Essentials program is a guide for leaders of small businesses as well as leaders of small and local government agencies to develop an actionable understanding of where to start implementing organizational cybersecurity practices. Consistent with the NIST Cybersecurity Framework and other standards, the Cyber…

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Join DHS Cybersecurity

(Department of Homeland Security). As technology becomes increasingly more sophisticated, the demand for an experienced and qualified workforce to protect our Nation’s networks and information systems has never been higher. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is currently recruiting cybersecurity professionals with the following skill sets: Cyber Incident Response Cyber Risk and Strategic Analysis Vulnerability…

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George Washington University CyberCorps: Scholarships For Service

(The George Washington University).  Each fall, approximately a dozen students pursue their bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees with federal funding from the National Science Foundation and the Department of Homeland Security. These grants are part of GW’s Partnership in Securing Cyberspace through Education and Service (PISCES) program. Government funding provides full scholarships (tuition, books, stipend,…

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SANS Holiday Hack Challenge 2019 – KringleCon 2: Turtle Doves

(SANS) SANS Institute is hosting a no-cost cybersecurity challenge called KringleCon 2: Turtle Doves! The stage is set below for this season’s challenge: “Over the past four years during the SANS #HolidayHack challenge, vicious holiday super villains have conspired to destroy the entire holiday season and the North Pole itself. Santa has just declared, “Enough…

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October is Cyber Security Awareness Month In Hawaii

HONOLULU — Gov. David Ige has proclaimed October Cybersecurity Awareness Month in Hawaii in recognition of the state’s role in identifying, protecting its citizens from, and responding to cyber threats. The governor also marked the occasion by recognizing the state’s winners in the Girls Go CyberStart national competition, which is a fun, interactive online program…

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National Security Agency – Hawaii Cybersecurity Opportunities

The National Security Agency (NSA) announced their Hawaii cybersecurity scholarship/internship programs. While the list released includes many other excellent opportunities nationwide, the following programs are available here in Hawaii: Stokes Educational Scholarship Program (NSA) (application deadline is November 15, 2019) Cooperative Education Program – Hawaii (application deadline is November 15, 2019) Hawaii Technical Summer Intern…

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Get Ready! National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM) 2019 is Quickly Approaching

(NICCS)  Held every October, National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM) is a collaborative effort between government and industry to raise awareness about the importance of cybersecurity and to ensure that all Americans have the resources they need to be safer and more secure online. NCSAM 2019 will emphasize personal accountability and stress the importance of taking…

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Hawaii CyberPatriot Invitational – The Winners!

  The State Department of Defense, in partnership with AFCEA Hawaii, (ISC)2 Hawaii, Sacred Hearts Academy, and CTF-HI/Validity hosted the 1st Annual Hawaii CyberPatriot Invitational (CPI) on Saturday, August 24, 2019, 8:00 am – 4:30 pm at Sacred Hearts Academy. After an exciting and hard-fought competition, the winners are: State Champions – Seabury Hall All…

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2019 CAE Virtual Career Fair

The Centers of Academic Excellence (CAE) in Cybersecurity is hosting the third annual CAE Virtual Career Fair (VCF), sponsored by CyberWatch West (CWW) and the National Science Foundation (NSF), on September 27, 2019 from 6:00am-10:00am (Hawaii Time). This virtual career fair is unique in that they invite students/alumni from 270+ institutions designated as CAEs in…

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