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INTERFACE HAWAII – Cyber Security Education and Pathways to Cyber Security Careers Presentation

This week’s INTERFACE Hawaii Conference includes a presentation entitled “Cyber Security Education and Pathways to Cyber Security Careers” which is scheduled for this Thursday, September 20, 2018 9am-10am at the Sheraton Waikiki.  This and other cyber-related presentations are offered at this one-day no-cost event. Read More and Register

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FBI Launches the Protected Voices Cybersecurity Informational Video Series

The FBI recently launched the Protected Voices webpage to mitigate the risk of cyber influence operations targeting U.S. elections through a series of informative cybersecurity videos.  But even beyond political campaigns, the cybersecurity information contained in these videos—which ranges from protecting passwords to social engineering threats to what to do if you think you’ve been…

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Free Public WiFi Hotspots Available Statewide

New Wi-Fi hotspots — from Moloka‘i’s remote Kalaupapa area to bus stops and community gathering places — are now available on Kaua‘i, Maui, Moloka‘i and O‘ahu, with Hawai‘i island locations planned for implementation.  The Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs (DCCA) has announced the first wave of free public Wi-Fi hotspots will offer one hour of…

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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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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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(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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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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GenCyber Hawai‘i Summer Program Announced

GenCyber Hawai‘i recently announced their schedule for their one-week beginner and intermediate cybersecurity camps being offered this summer during June 4 thru July 20 statewide.  These camps focus on engaging learners with sound cybersecurity principles and teaching techniques. Camps are FREE and funded jointly by the National Security Agency and the National Science Foundation. Read…

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CyberPatriot X National Finalists Announced—Leilehua High School’s Army JROTC Team Heads to Baltimore, MD!

Students from Leilehua High School are headed to Baltimore in April as finalists in the national championship round of CyberPatriot IX—The National Youth Cyber Defense Competition. The team is one of 13 finalists for the competition’s All Service Division.  This is the third trip to the national finals for Leilehua’s JROTC as they captured consecutive…

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