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SANS Institute 8th Annual Security Awareness Summit, August 5-6

SANS Institute is hosting their 8th Annual Security Awareness Summit during August 5-6. This online security summit will include talks and interactive sessions featuring global cybersecurity speakers. This summit will feature: – In-depth Summit Talks – A One-of-a-Kind Virtual Networking Experience – Closely Aligned SANS Awareness Live Online Courses This is a no-cost event that…

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CyberPatriot Summer CyberCamps Announced

The State Department of Defense, in partnership with community IT/cybersecurity organizations, are hosting 25 CyberPatriot CyberCamps this summer on Oahu, Maui and Hawaii Island. These one-week summer half-day classes will cover computer systems, cyber ethics and the Windows and Linux operating system and are no-cost to those that register. CyberCamps teach the cybersecurity basics that…

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Windward Community College – Free Certificate of Competence in Information Security

‘Ao Kahi is a Native Hawaiian Career and Technical Education project that covers Windward Community College student tuition to complete the Certificate of Competence in Information Security, a paid 40-hour internship, and many opportunities. This certification includes the following four courses in Information Security: ICS 171 – Introduction to Computer Security (3 credits) ICS 184…

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Low Cost Home Internet Service for Residents

Emergency Broadband Benefit: The Federal Communications Commission has launched a temporary program to help families and households struggling to afford Internet service during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Emergency Broadband Benefit provides a discount of up to $50 per month toward broadband service for eligible households and up to $75 per month for households on qualifying Tribal…

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GenCyber Hawai‘i Summer Virtual Program Announced

GenCyber Virtual Camps are being offered for FREE throughout the summer. The goal of this camp is to help all students understand correct and safe on-line behavior, increase diversity and interest in cybersecurity and careers in the cybersecurity workforce of the nation, and improve teaching methods for delivering cybersecurity content in K-12 computer science curricula.…

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Introducing the US Cyber Games

Today marks the kick off of the inaugural US Cyber Games™ led by Katzcy, in cooperation with the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE) program at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). The program will run from April to October 2021 and consist of the US Cyber Open, the US Cyber Combine Invitational,…

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Cyber Fast Track Competition For College Students – Sign Up Deadline March 31st

Getting the cybersecurity skills and certificates employers want can be challenging and expensive and the barriers to entry are high. Cyber FastTrack breaks down those barriers. Test your security skills in a two-day Capture-the-Flag competition, with the chance to win a $1,000 cash scholarship and up to $21k of certified cybersecurity training. The scholarship opportunities…

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National Cyber Scholarship Competition – For High School Students – Qualifying Deadline Extended to March 15th

*** UPDATE *** The deadline to qualify for the National Cyber Scholarship Competition has been extended from March 8th to March 15th. Please continue to work your CyberStart challenges to qualify for the National Cyber Scholarship Competition! ——————— The National Cyber Scholarship Foundation, a 501(c)(3) charitable non-profit organization, is working to close the cybersecurity skills…

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CyberPatriot XIII—State Awards Announced

The Air Force Association CyberPatriot program office recently announce the results of this year’s CyberPatriot National Youth Cyber Defense Competition. Winners for the State Awards for Hawaii are: Open Division Platinum Award 1st – ‘Iolani School 2nd – Seabury Hall 3rd – Kamehameha Schools Gold Award 1st – Mid Pacific Institute 3rd – Mililani High…

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CyberPatriot XIII—‘Iolani Advances to the National Finals

Students from ‘Iolani School’s CyberPatriot competition team qualified as finalists for the National Championship round of CyberPatriot XIII—The National Youth Cyber Defense Competition. The team is one of 12 finalists for the competition’s Open Division of which over 4,000 teams competed this year. This is the second time ‘Iolani has advanced to the national finals,…

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