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Cyber Safety Events

Hawaii’s cybersecurity community is planning a statewide celebration of National Cybersecurity Aware Month this October with cyber safety presentations, expert panel discussions, workshops and other informative and engaging events and activities.  Details will be announce late September.

To volunteer, please email dod.cyber@hawaii.gov

 

National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

October 1 - October 31  12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Sponsored by State Department of Defense Office of Homeland Security

Please join our community as we celebrate National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM) this October!  The State of Hawaii Department of Defense Office of Homeland Security, in partnership with the Hawaii State Public Library System, (ISC)2 Hawaii Chapter and cybersecurity professionals, students and enthusiasts have come together to offer no-cost cyber safety events and activities where our community gathers.  During this month, there will be cyber safety presentations at our public libraries and shopping centers, hands-on workshops, web-based “open-mike” community forums and much more.  The public is encouraged to participate in these events to get their cyber safety questions answered, learn about Hawaii’s cybersecurity community, and become safer and more secure when connected.  For more information about these cyber safety activities, view the Hawaii NCSAM Infographic.

View the Hawaii NCSAM Infographic

Listen to the State Librarian and Cybersecurity Coordinator talk about Hawaii NCSAM

Read the MidWeek Article (pg 32, Paging Tech Support) on Hawaii NCSAM

Hawaii State Capitol, South Beretania Street, Honolulu, HI, USA

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Business Owner’s Guide to Cyber Security Hygiene

October 18  8:00 am - 9:30 am
Sponsored by Hawaii Tech Support

Did you know that 28% of Incidents and Data Breaches are attributed to staff or others INSIDE an organization according to Verizon’s 2018 data breach report? Are you aware of what type of data your employees are accessing and what it’s being used for? In today’s climate of constant cyber threats, you can’t afford to be complacent.

This course is a part of Hawaii Tech Support’s “Business Owner’s Guide to Cyber Security Hygiene” Brunch & Learn series, designed exclusively for business owners.  The cost is $10 and includes continental breakfast at the Pacific Club.

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The Pacific Club, Queen Emma Street, Honolulu, HI, USA

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(ISC)2 Hawaii Chapter Meeting – Special Agent Will Bales, FBI-Honolulu

October 18  5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Sponsored by (ISC)2 Hawaii Chapter

Cybersecurity professionals, students and enthusiasts are invited to attend the (ISC)2 Hawaii Chapter’s monthly meeting.  This meeting’s special guest speaker is Special Agent Will Bales, Cyber Supervisor, from the FBI Honolulu Office.  Join Hawaii’s cybersecurity community for an informative event.  A simple dinner will be provided for this no-cost event and the public is welcome.

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Honolulu Council of the Navy League, Arizona Memorial Place, Aiea, HI, USA

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Online Safety for Families

October 19  12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Sponsored by Microsoft

The Internet is a wonderful place for learning, entertainment, and managing family affairs. But like the world around us, it can pose dangers if precautions are not taken.

This two-hour workshop provides guidance and resources for parents and caregivers to protect your family’s devices and information and help your children stay safe online. Whether you’re concerned about little ones, tweens, or teens, you’ll find easy-to-follow guidance that addresses pressing online safety issues, including online bullying and the use of games and mobile phones. You’ll learn how to tell myths from facts about dangers in the online world and steps to take to protect your devices, information, and children online.
Strengthen online safety for your family by learning about risks and how to manage them.

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Microsoft Store, Ala Moana Center, Ala Moana Boulevard, Honolulu, HI, USA

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Safe and Secure – Protect Yourself on the Internet – Kahului Library

October 20  3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sponsored by State Department of Defense Office of Homeland Security

Do you practice good cyber hygiene?

Throughout October, cyber security professionals from (ISC)2 Hawaii Chapter will be visiting public libraries statewide to share best practices on keeping you and your identity safe on the Internet.

At this one-hour presentation, a cyber expert will discuss malware protection, passwords, wifi usage, online shopping and banking, scams, safe email habits, phishing, data backup, and social media. This program will also include a question & answer session.

All programs are subject to change. If you require an auxiliary aid or accommodation due to a disability, please contact the library at least 7 days before the program date.

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Kahului Public Library, School Street, Kahului, HI, USA

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Cyber Central Info Booth – Kahala Mall

October 21  10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sponsored by State Department of Defense Office of Homeland Security

The community is invited to come chat with cybersecurity professionals to learn how to be safer and more secure when connected, find out about our community cybersecurity programs,  take the “Cyber Challenge ” and much more.

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Kahala Mall, Waialae Avenue, Honolulu, HI, USA

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Safe and Secure – Protect Yourself on the Internet – Pearl City Public Library

October 21  3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sponsored by State Department of Defense Office of Homeland Security

Do you practice good cyber hygiene?

Throughout October, cyber security professionals from (ISC)2 Hawaii Chapter will be visiting public libraries statewide to share best practices on keeping you and your identity safe on the Internet.

At this one-hour presentation, a cyber expert will discuss malware protection, passwords, wifi usage, online shopping and banking, scams, safe email habits, phishing, data backup, and social media. This program will also include a question & answer session.

All programs are subject to change. If you require an auxiliary aid or accommodation due to a disability, please contact the library at least 7 days before the program date.

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Pearl City Public Library, Waimano Home Road, Pearl City, HI, USA

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Smart Device Lab: Secure Computing for the Mobile User

October 23  2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Sponsored by Hawaii Tech Support

Learn quick and easy tips on how to protect your information with a hands-on smart device lab (laptop, smart phone, iPad, etc.) when you’re on the go whether for work or personal access. This free event is being held at the Whole Foods – Queen location and is open to the general public.

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Whole Foods Market, Kamakee Street, Honolulu, HI, USA

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Safe and Secure – Protect Yourself on the Internet – Waimea Public Library

October 24 - October 25  6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Sponsored by State Department of Defense Office of Homeland Security

Do you practice good cyber hygiene?

Throughout October, cyber security professionals from (ISC) Hawaii Chapter will be visiting public libraries statewide to share best practices on keeping you and your identity safe on the Internet.

At this one-hour presentation, a cyber expert will discuss malware protection, passwords, wifi usage, online shopping and banking, scams, safe email habits, phishing, data backup, and social media. This program will also include a question & answer session.

All programs are subject to change. If you require an auxiliary aid or accommodation due to a disability, please contact the library at least 7 days before the program date.

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Waimea Public Library, Kaumualii Highway, Waimea, HI, USA

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Safe and Secure – Protect Yourself on the Internet – Susannah Wesley Community Center (Kalihi)

October 25  12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Sponsored by State Department of Defense Office of Homeland Security

Do you practice good cyber hygiene?

Throughout October, cyber security professionals from (ISC) Hawaii Chapter will be visiting public libraries statewide to share best practices on keeping you and your identity safe on the Internet.

At this one-hour presentation, a cyber expert will discuss malware protection, passwords, wifi usage, online shopping and banking, scams, safe email habits, phishing, data backup, and social media. This program will also include a question & answer session.

All programs are subject to change. If you require an auxiliary aid or accommodation due to a disability, please contact the library at least 7 days before the program date.

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Susannah Wesley Community Center, Kaili Street, Honolulu, HI, USA

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Safe and Secure – Protect Yourself on the Internet – Wailuku Public Library

October 25  6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Sponsored by State Department of Defense Office of Homeland Security

Do you practice good cyber hygiene?

Throughout October, cyber security professionals from (ISC)2 Hawaii Chapter will be visiting public libraries statewide to share best practices on keeping you and your identity safe on the Internet.

At this one-hour presentation, a cyber expert will discuss malware protection, passwords, wifi usage, online shopping and banking, scams, safe email habits, phishing, data backup, and social media. This program will also include a question & answer session.

All programs are subject to change. If you require an auxiliary aid or accommodation due to a disability, please contact the library at least 7 days before the program date.

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Wailuku Public Library, South High Street, Wailuku, HI, USA

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Online Safety for Families

October 26  12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Sponsored by Microsoft

The Internet is a wonderful place for learning, entertainment, and managing family affairs. But like the world around us, it can pose dangers if precautions are not taken.

This two-hour workshop provides guidance and resources for parents and caregivers to protect your family’s devices and information and help your children stay safe online. Whether you’re concerned about little ones, tweens, or teens, you’ll find easy-to-follow guidance that addresses pressing online safety issues, including online bullying and the use of games and mobile phones. You’ll learn how to tell myths from facts about dangers in the online world and steps to take to protect your devices, information, and children online.
Strengthen online safety for your family by learning about risks and how to manage them.

Read More and Register

Microsoft Store, Ala Moana Center, Ala Moana Boulevard, Honolulu, HI, USA

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Safe and Secure – Protect Yourself on the Internet – Kalihi-Palama Public Library

October 27  10:00 am - 11:00 am
Sponsored by State Department of Defense Office of Homeland Security

Do you practice good cyber hygiene?

Throughout October, cyber security professionals from (ISC)2 Hawaii Chapter will be visiting public libraries statewide to share best practices on keeping you and your identity safe on the Internet.

At this one-hour presentation, a cyber expert will discuss malware protection, passwords, wifi usage, online shopping and banking, scams, safe email habits, phishing, data backup, and social media. This program will also include a question & answer session.

All programs are subject to change. If you require an auxiliary aid or accommodation due to a disability, please contact the library at least 7 days before the program date.

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Kalihi-Palama Public Library, Kalihi Street, Honolulu, HI, USA

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Safe and Secure – Protect Yourself on the Internet – Liliha Public Library

October 27  10:30 am - 11:30 am
Sponsored by State Department of Defense Office of Homeland Security

Do you practice good cyber hygiene?

Throughout October, cyber security professionals from (ISC)2 Hawaii Chapter will be visiting public libraries statewide to share best practices on keeping you and your identity safe on the Internet.

At this one-hour presentation, a cyber expert will discuss malware protection, passwords, wifi usage, online shopping and banking, scams, safe email habits, phishing, data backup, and social media. This program will also include a question & answer session.

All programs are subject to change. If you require an auxiliary aid or accommodation due to a disability, please contact the library at least 7 days before the program date.

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Liliha Public Library, Liliha Street, Honolulu, HI, USA

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Safe and Secure – Protect Yourself on the Internet – Mililani Public Library

October 27  10:30 am - 11:30 am
Sponsored by State Department of Defense Office of Homeland Security

Do you practice good cyber hygiene?

Throughout October, cyber security professionals from (ISC)2 Hawaii Chapter will be visiting public libraries statewide to share best practices on keeping you and your identity safe on the Internet.

At this one-hour presentation, a cyber expert will discuss malware protection, passwords, wifi usage, online shopping and banking, scams, safe email habits, phishing, data backup, and social media. This program will also include a question & answer session.

All programs are subject to change. If you require an auxiliary aid or accommodation due to a disability, please contact the library at least 7 days before the program date.

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Mililani Public Library, Makaimoimo Street, Mililani, HI, USA

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Safe and Secure – Protect Yourself on the Internet – Kapolei Public Library

October 27  2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Sponsored by State Department of Defense Office of Homeland Security

Do you practice good cyber hygiene?

Throughout October, cyber security professionals from (ISC)2 Hawaii Chapter will be visiting public libraries statewide to share best practices on keeping you and your identity safe on the Internet.

At this one-hour presentation, a cyber expert will discuss malware protection, passwords, wifi usage, online shopping and banking, scams, safe email habits, phishing, data backup, and social media. This program will also include a question & answer session.

All programs are subject to change. If you require an auxiliary aid or accommodation due to a disability, please contact the library at least 7 days before the program date.

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Kapolei Public Library, Manawai Street, Kapolei, HI, USA

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WetWare Wednesday – October 2018

October 31  6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sponsored by Booz Allen Hamilton and Kapiolani Community College

Come celebrate Halloween and Cyber Security (which is very scary!) Awareness Month at WetWare Wednesday! Brought to you by Booz Allen Hamilton and Kapiolani Community College and featuring the HATS team and their latest projects!

Students! This is a great opportunity to meet with people in the tech community and industry; start building relationships now.

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Kapiolani Community College, Honolulu, HI, USA

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Safe and Secure – Protect Yourself on the Internet – Koloa Public & School Library

October 31  6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Sponsored by State Department of Defense Office of Homeland Security

Do you practice good cyber hygiene?

Throughout October, cyber security professionals from (ISC)2 Hawaii Chapter will be visiting public libraries statewide to share best practices on keeping you and your identity safe on the Internet.

At this one-hour presentation, a cyber expert will discuss malware protection, passwords, wifi usage, online shopping and banking, scams, safe email habits, phishing, data backup, and social media. This program will also include a question & answer session.

All programs are subject to change. If you require an auxiliary aid or accommodation due to a disability, please contact the library at least 7 days before the program date.

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Koloa Public and School Library, Poipu Road, Koloa, HI, USA

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Girl Scouts STEM Fest 2018

November 3  9:00 am - 11:30 am
Sponsored by Girl Scouts of Hawaii

Girl Scouts of Hawai`i will be hosting their annual STEM Fest to be held on Saturday, November 3, 2018 from 9am-11:30am at The Pearl Harbor Pacific Aviation Museum located on Ford Island.  Last year, 391 Girl Scouts and 131 professionals attended this STEM-focused event and this year’s STEM Fest goal is to offer STEM-related activities to 400+ girl scouts from Kindergarten to 12th grade!

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Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor, Lexington Boulevard, Honolulu, HI, USA

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CSAW ’18 Capture the Flag – Final Competition (On-site Locations)

November 8 - November 11  Time TBD
Sponsored by NYU Tandon School of Engineering

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.

Following the Qualification Round during September 14-16, finalist compete on-site at one of four international CSAW locations, vying for the coveted top-three places.

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Online at participating international locations

(ISC)2 Hawaii Chapter Meeting – November 2018

November 15  5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Sponsored by (ISC)2 Hawaii Chapter

 

Cybersecurity professionals, students and enthusiasts are invited to attend the (ISC)2 Hawaii Chapter’s monthly meeting.  Event details to be announced prior to this event.  Come join Hawaii’s cybersecurity community for an informative event.

Honolulu Council of the Navy League, Arizona Memorial Place, Aiea, HI, USA

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ISSA Hawaii Luncheon – November 2018

November 16  11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Sponsored by ISSA Hawaii

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Cybersecurity professionals and enthusiasts are invited to attend the ISSA Hawaii Chapter’s monthly luncheon.  Event details to be announced prior to this event.

Hale Koa Hotel, Honolulu, HI, United States

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WetWare Wednesday – November 2018

November 28  6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sponsored by HTDC

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Come join us for November’s WetWare Wednesday, venue to be announced.

Students! This is a great opportunity to meet with people in the tech community and industry—start growing your network now!

To Be Announced

(ISC)2 Hawaii Chapter Meeting – December 2018

December 20  5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Sponsored by (ISC)2 Hawaii Chapter

 

Cybersecurity professionals, students and enthusiasts are invited to attend the (ISC)2 Hawaii Chapter’s monthly meeting.  Event details to be announced prior to this event.  Come join Hawaii’s cybersecurity community for an informative event.

Honolulu Council of the Navy League, Arizona Memorial Place, Aiea, HI, USA

Get Directions

WetWare Wednesday – December 2018

December 26  6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sponsored by HTDC

Read more

Come join us for December’s WetWare Wednesday, venue to be announced.

Students! This is a great opportunity to meet with people in the tech community and industry—start growing your network now!

To Be Announced
Date Time Event
October 1 - October 31 12:00 am - 11:59 pm National Cybersecurity Awareness Month
October 18 8:00 am - 9:30 am Business Owner’s Guide to Cyber Security Hygiene
October 18 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm (ISC)2 Hawaii Chapter Meeting – Special Agent Will Bales, FBI-Honolulu
October 19 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm Online Safety for Families
October 20 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm Safe and Secure – Protect Yourself on the Internet – Kahului Library
October 21 10:00 am - 4:00 pm Cyber Central Info Booth – Kahala Mall
October 21 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm Safe and Secure – Protect Yourself on the Internet – Pearl City Public Library
October 23 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Smart Device Lab: Secure Computing for the Mobile User
October 24 - October 25 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm Safe and Secure – Protect Yourself on the Internet – Waimea Public Library
October 25 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Safe and Secure – Protect Yourself on the Internet – Susannah Wesley Community Center (Kalihi)
October 25 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm Safe and Secure – Protect Yourself on the Internet – Wailuku Public Library
October 26 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm Online Safety for Families
October 27 10:00 am - 11:00 am Safe and Secure – Protect Yourself on the Internet – Kalihi-Palama Public Library
October 27 10:30 am - 11:30 am Safe and Secure – Protect Yourself on the Internet – Liliha Public Library
October 27 10:30 am - 11:30 am Safe and Secure – Protect Yourself on the Internet – Mililani Public Library
October 27 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Safe and Secure – Protect Yourself on the Internet – Kapolei Public Library
October 31 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm WetWare Wednesday – October 2018
October 31 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm Safe and Secure – Protect Yourself on the Internet – Koloa Public & School Library
November 3 9:00 am - 11:30 am Girl Scouts STEM Fest 2018
November 8 - November 11 Time TBD CSAW ’18 Capture the Flag – Final Competition (On-site Locations)
November 15 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm (ISC)2 Hawaii Chapter Meeting – November 2018
November 16 11:30 am - 1:30 pm ISSA Hawaii Luncheon – November 2018
November 28 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm WetWare Wednesday – November 2018
December 20 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm (ISC)2 Hawaii Chapter Meeting – December 2018
December 26 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm WetWare Wednesday – December 2018
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