How is Hawaii Promoting Cyber Safety Awareness and How Can You Get Involved?
The Cyber Safety Awareness branch exists to engage and educate the Hawaii community about cybersecurity while working towards the common goal of making our online interactions safe and more secure. Browse the extensive list of resources needed to stay safe online or become a part of the thriving community by attending one of the many cybersecurity events held each month at locations throughout the islands.
Cyber Community News
Hawaii has a thriving cybersecurity community. Learn more about the events, programs, awards and more happening throughout our island communities.
CSAW ’18 Capture the Flag – Registration Now Open6/15/2018
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. …Read More about CSAW ’18 Capture the Flag – Registration Now Open
(ISC)2 Hawaii Chapter – “Talk Story” with Alan Paller (SANS Institute President and Founder)6/12/2018
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…Read More about (ISC)2 Hawaii Chapter – “Talk Story” with Alan Paller (SANS Institute President and Founder)
US Department of Homeland Security Guidance – Securing Your Home Network5/29/2018
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.Read More about US Department of Homeland Security Guidance – Securing Your Home Network
Stop. Think. Connect.
The Stop.Think.Connect. campaign is a national public awareness campaign aimed at increasing the understanding of cyber threats and empowering the American public to be safer and more secure online. Cybersecurity is a shared responsibility. We each have to do our part to keep the Internet safe. When we all take simple steps to be safer online, it makes using the Internet a more secure experience for everyone.