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Hawaii National Cyber League Scholarships For High School Cybersecurity Students

The Armed Forces Communications & Electronics Association (AFCEA) Hawaii Education Foundation (AHEF) and the International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium (ISC)2 Hawaii Chapter announces the Hawaii National Cyber League (NCL) Scholarship Program. NCL is a web-based national cybersecurity competition and is considered the “Next Step” for high school students inspired in cybersecurity. This program provides…

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CyberPatriot X National Finalists Announced—Leilehua High School’s Army JROTC Team Heads to Baltimore, MD!

Students from Leilehua High School are headed to Baltimore in April as finalists in the national championship round of CyberPatriot IX—The National Youth Cyber Defense Competition. The team is one of 13 finalists for the competition’s All Service Division.  This is the third trip to the national finals for Leilehua’s JROTC as they captured consecutive…

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GirlsGoCyberStart Cybersecurity Training Program For High School Girls-Final Results!

—– Final Results —– Congratulations to Hawaii’s young women in high school that successfully competed in the GirlsGoCyberStart competition and were exceptional!  Hawaii had 329 students registered that made up 118 competition teams with 8 placing in the top 100 nationally. #10   (#1) Kalani High School Idalings: 75,900 points #34  (#2) Aiea High School Na Alii CyberGirls:…

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National Cyber League (NCL) Opens Virtual Cybersecurity Competition to High School Students

The National Cyber League (NCL) is opening its defensive and offensive puzzle-based, capture-the-flag style cybersecurity competition to high school students. Registration begins Feb. 26. By opening registration to this population, NCL aims to drive more students into STEM education and careers. The NCL virtual training ground will help them prepare and test themselves against cybersecurity challenges they…

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CyberPatriot Competition State Awards Announced

The Air Force Association CyberPatriot program office recently announce the results of this year’s National Youth Cyber Defense Competition.  Winners for the State Awards for Hawaii are: Open Division 1st – Seabury Hall High School 2nd – ‘Iolani School 3rd – Pearl City High School All Service Division 1st – Leilehua High School 2nd –…

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Safer Internet Day 2018

More than 100 countries around the world will celebrate Safer Internet Day on Feb. 6. In the U.S., the official live event will be held in Austin, and hosted by ConnectSafely.org. The 2018 theme, “Create, connect and share respect: A better internet starts with you” is a call to action for every stakeholder – children…

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The Future of Cybersecurity: Hawaii’s CyberPatriot Program

HONOLULU, HI, Dec 13, 2017 (MidWeek) — Another day, another hugely worrying breach of personal information by a company obstinately trusted to safeguard it. Yahoo admitted that every single one of its 3 billion user accounts was hacked. Equifax revealed that 143 million identities were exposed – including all-hallowed social security numbers. Uber got busted…

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Hawaii’s CyberStart Report

Read the report detailing Hawaii’s leadership in finding, motivating, and developing the cyber-capable workforce in the United States. Read Hawaii CyberStart report (PDF)

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Wintered – SANS Holiday Hack Challenge

Wintered is a hand-crafted, holiday-themed information security challenge provided by SANS Institute at no cost to the cybersecurity community.  If you hack, perform digital forensics, work in cyber defense, or just need more whimsical holiday cheer and excitement in your life, then this is for you! This SANS Holiday Hack Challenge has something for everyone –…

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Cyberpatriot National Youth Cyber Defense Competition

ʻIolani School CyberRaiders CyberPatriot Team Receives Perfect Score for Round One in National Youth Cyber Defense Competition Hawaii’s 106 Middle and High School CyberPatriot teams, along with the rest of the nation’s 5400+ teams, recently completed round one of the National Youth Cyber Defense Competition sponsored by the Air Force Association. This national cybersecurity competition,…

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