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SANS Security Awareness Newsletter: Fake News

From the SANS October Security Awareness Newsletter  by Jason Jordaan. What is Fake News? Generally speaking, fake news is a false narrative that is published and promoted as if it were true. Historically, fake news was usually propaganda put out by those in power to create a certain belief or support a certain position, even…

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Cybersecurity Awareness Month Twitter Chat

Sponsored by @staysafeonline and @IDTheftCenter. This October is the 17th annual Cybersecurity Awareness Month and The National Cyber Security Alliance and Identity Theft Resource Center are coming together to host a Twitter chat! During October, they will encourage everyone to own their individual role in protecting their part of cyberspace. This Twitter Chat will feature:…

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Hawaii Celebrates National Cybersecurity Awareness Month!

National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) – observed every October – was created as a collaborative effort between government and industry to ensure every American has the resources they need to stay safer and more secure online. Since its inception under leadership from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security external link  and the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) external link,…

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Scam (Catch) Me If You Can – Outsmarting Today’s Ripoff Artists

InfraGard Hawaii – Frank Abagnale is one of the world’s most respected authorities on forgery, embezzlement, and secure documents. For over 40 years he has worked with, advised, and consulted with hundreds of financial institutions, corporations, and government agencies around the world. Mr. Abagnale’s rare blend of knowledge and expertise began more than 50 years ago when…

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NSA – 2020 Codebreaker Challenge

FT. MEADE, Md., Sept. 28, 2020 — Wondering if you have what it takes to solve tough problems like those tackled every day at the National Security Agency (NSA)? Now is your chance to find out. NSA is kicking off its 2020 Codebreaker Challenge, a Computer Network Operations/Crypt themed challenge similar to those that routinely…

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NSA-Hawaii Student Program Opportunities

National Security Agency – Hawaii recently announced two great programs for students that are currently high school juniors and seniors: Junior Opportunity (apply before 9/30 of their Junior year for employment during Senior Year): 1. High School Work Study Program in Hawaii – https://apply.intelligencecareers.gov/job-description/1146637 *If you would like we can also provide you the presentation…

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CompuGirls Hawaii – Virtual Engagement Program

CompuGirls Hawaii is an affliliate of CompGirls, a national program focused on increasing opportunities for girls of color in the fields of Science and Technology and funded through the Defense STEM Education Consortium. In partnership with CyberHawaii and the University of Hawaii, they will be hosting CompuGirls Hawaii 2020 Virtual Engagement Program that will span…

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National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE) – Webinar Series

The NICE Webinar Series is designed to bring you information to help enhance the cybersecurity education, training, and workforce efforts of the nation. NICE webinars are delivered live using online audio and video/image presentation technology, allowing you to interact directly with the host, speakers, and guests through your web browser. Upcoming Webinar: Educating Youth for…

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AFCEA Hawaii K-12 STEM Grants ($35,000)

The Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Assn Hawaii (AFCEA Hawaii) recognizes the importance of encouraging students to pursue Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) careers, and the critical role of teachers in their success. To empower Hawaii’s educators in their drive for STEM innovation and instruction, the AFCEA Hawaii Chapter is pleased to offer two…

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DHS CISA – 3rd Annual National Cybersecurity Summit

Department of Homeland Security – Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (DHS CISA) We are excited to bring back our Annual National Cybersecurity Summit for its third year! This year, we’re doing things a bit differently. CISA’s Annual National Cybersecurity Summit will be held virtually as a series of webinars every Wednesday for four weeks beginning…

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