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Cyber Safety Events

Hawaii’s cybersecurity community continues to be active as we approach the winter season with job fairs, social mixers, competitions, workshops, luncheons, and other informative events scheduled.    Come join Hawaii’s cybersecurity community to learn, engage and share!

CyberStart America – Qualifying Round

October 30 - March 8  Time TBD
Sponsored by National Cyber Scholarship Foundation

CyberStart America is an innovative and engaging gamified cybersecurity learning platform where high school students could qualify to compete in the National Cyber Scholarship Competition (NCSC) and receive $2 million in college scholarships and $13.8 million in cybersecurity training. No prior cybersecurity knowledge or special equipment is needed to be successful in this program.

Here are the key dates for this event:

October 30 2020 – Registration opens

March 8 2021 – Cutoff date to qualify for the NCSC

April 5 2021 – NCSC begins

April 6 2021 – NCSC ends

May 18 2021 – NCSC winners announced

October 1 2021 – Registration opens for CyberAmerica 2021/2022

Read More and Register for the Competition (for student)

Register for the accompanying Pathways to Cybersecurity Careers Workshop (for parents, teachers and high school counselors)

December 9, 2020 external link

January 14,2021 external link

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NCSA – 2020 Winter Cyber Games – Secure Coding Challenge

January 4 - January 31  12:00 am
Sponsored by National Cybersecurity Student Association

The National Cybersecurity Student Association will be hosting 2020 Winter Cyber Games during December 2020 – January 2021 that will include two cybersecurity events: CyberXL and the Secure Coding Challenge.

CyberXL includes two cybersecurity challenges offered during December 21st and January 3rd—one challenge each week. To assist participants, a hint will be offered on Wednesday and Friday via their social media accounts.

Secure Coding Challenge will require looking for flags embedded in source code (aka white-box code review) of web servers mostly6 written iusing Java, PHP, and Phython during January 4th – 31st. There will be five challenge offered each week for four weeks for a total of 20 challenges. The challenges target beginners but do require basic coding knowledge.

Please note that while all are invited to participate, only National Cybersecurity Student Association members are eligible to win prizes.

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Data Privacy Day

January 28  12:00 am - 11:59 pm
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.

Read More at the National Cyber Security Alliance

International

AFCEA Hawaii – TechNet Indo-Pacific Conference

March 1 - March 3  7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sponsored by AFCEA Hawaii

*** THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED AND NOW SCHEDULED FOR MARCH 1-3, 2021 AS A VIRTUAL EVENT ***

TechNet Indo-Pacific is the largest event of its kind in the Indo-Pacific Rim. The conference focuses on the regional issues military leaders have identified, including full spectrum cyber operations as adversaries leverage cyberspace to conduct operations below the threshold of conflict and features speakers and discussions about the area’s challenges and how industry and government can collaborate. Exhibitors demonstrate solutions and services that meet the military services’ requirements. TechNet also includes a STEM Innovation Room that showcases local youth engaged in STEM/cyber programs statewide. TechNet Indo-Pacific, now in its 35th year, is co-sponsored by AFCEA International and AFCEA Hawaii.

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CyberStart America – National Cyber Scholarship Competition

April 5 - April 6  Time TBD
Sponsored by National Cyber Scholarship Foundation

CyberStart America is an innovative and engaging gamified cybersecurity learning platform where with high school students could qualify to compete in the National Cyber Scholarship Competition (NCSC) and receive $2 million in college scholarships and $13.8 million in cybersecurity training. No prior cybersecurity knowledge or special equipment is needed to be successful in this program.

Here are the key dates for this event:

October 30 2020 – Registration opens

March 8 2021 – Cutoff date to qualify for the NCSC

April 5 2021 – NCSC begins

April 6 2021 – NCSC ends

May 18 2021 – NCSC winners announced

October 1 2021 – Registration opens for CyberAmerica 2021/2022

Read More and Register for the Competition (for student)

Register for the accompanying Pathways to Cybersecurity Careers Workshop (for parents, teachers and high school counselors)

December 9, 2020

January 14, 2021 (TBD)

Online

2021 Community College Cyber Summit (3CS)

August 2 - August 5  8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sponsored by National CyberWatch Center, National Resource Center for Systems Security and Information Assurance (CSSIA), and National Cybersecurity Training & Education Center (NCyTE)

The 2021 Community College Cyber Summit (3CS) at Sinclair Community College in Dayton marks the eighth annual edition and is the only national academic conferenc focused on cybersecurity education at community colleges. 3CS is organized and produced by the National CyberWatch Center, National Resource Center for Systems Security and Information Assurance (CSSIA), and National Cybersecurity Training & Education Center (NCyTE), which are all funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF). The outcomes of 3CS leverage community college cybersecurity programs across the nation by introducing the latest technologies, best practices, curricula, products, and more.

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Sinclair Community College, West Third Street, Dayton, OH, USA

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Women in CyberSecurity (WiCyS) Conference

September 8 - September 10  Time TBD
Sponsored by Women In Cybersecurity

Women in CyberSecurity (WiCyS) is the premier organization with international reach dedicated to bringing together women in cybersecurity from academia, research and industry to share knowledge, experience, networking and mentoring. They will be hosting their 8th annual Women in Cybersecurity Conference at Denver, Co on September 8-10, 2021.

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Date Time Event
October 30 - March 8 Time TBD CyberStart America – Qualifying Round
January 4 - January 31 12:00 am NCSA – 2020 Winter Cyber Games – Secure Coding Challenge
January 28 12:00 am - 11:59 pm Data Privacy Day
March 1 - March 3 7:00 am - 4:00 pm AFCEA Hawaii – TechNet Indo-Pacific Conference
April 5 - April 6 Time TBD CyberStart America – National Cyber Scholarship Competition
August 2 - August 5 8:00 am - 4:00 pm 2021 Community College Cyber Summit (3CS)
September 8 - September 10 Time TBD Women in CyberSecurity (WiCyS) Conference
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