Hawaii’s Youth Summer Cybersecurity Programs
As summer is just around the corner, parents are scurrying to get their kids enrolled in meaningful yet affordable summer programs. As the importance of cybersecurity grows, one smart option is to sign them up for one of three weeklong cybersecurity programs being offered this summer to middle and high school students. Why cybersecurity? The…
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GenCyber Hawai‘i Summer Program Announced
GenCyber Hawai‘i recently announced their schedule for their one-week beginner and intermediate cybersecurity camps being offered this summer during June 4 thru July 20 statewide. These camps focus on engaging learners with sound cybersecurity principles and teaching techniques. Camps are FREE and funded jointly by the National Security Agency and the National Science Foundation. Read…
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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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Advancing the Homeland Security Information Sharing Environment: A Review of the National Network of Fusion Centers
The House Homeland Security Committee majority staff released a new report reviewing the nation’s network of fusion centers, hubs for sharing information related to security between federal, state and local government entities. Read the comprehensive review of the Committee’s analysis and findings in the report: Advancing the Homeland Security Information Sharing Environment: A Review of the…
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McCaul Releases November Terror Threat Snapshot
In November, House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Michael McCaul released the Terror Threat Snapshot, a monthly assessment of the Committee’s continuing effort to highlight the growing threat America, the West, and the world face from ISIS and other Islamist terrorists.
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Complex Coordinated Terrorist Activity Planning
In September 2017, FEMA announced the state was selected to receive funding to enhance state preparedness and response efforts to address complex coordinated terrorist attacks. We must remain vigilant to threats from terrorism including homegrown extremism and lone wolf style attacks, but many of the programs that help keep us safe are under attack. For…
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