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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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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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Data Privacy Day

Sponsored by National Cybersecurity Alliance Tha Annual International Data Privacy Day was established to facilitate discussion and empower citizens and organizations to promote individual privacy. While controlling one’s personal data become difficult as we become more connected, there are actions that can be taken to minimize exposure and regain control of your personal privacy. Here…

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Does Your Health App Protect Your Sensitive Info?

Federal Trade Commission  by Miles Plant – January 13, 2021. New health apps are popping up every day, promising to help you track your health conditions, count your calories, manage your medications, or predict your ovulation. These apps often ask for some of your most sensitive personal information, like your health history, medication list, or…

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NCSA – 2020 Winter Cyber Games

The National Cybersecurity Student Association will be hosting 2020 Winter Cyber Games during December 2020 – January 2021 that will include two cybersecurity events: CyberXL and the Secure Coding Challenge. CyberXL includes two cybersecurity challenges offered during December 21st and January 3rd—one challenge each week. To assist participants, a hint will be offered on Wednesday…

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The 2020 SANS Holiday Hack Challenge

SANS recently announced their annual Holiday Hack Challenge which is a free Christmas-themed cybersecurity event. Last year, over 17,000 individuals worldwide participated in this free series of festive cybersecurity challenges for all skill levels. Also, as in the past, the KringleCon 3: French Hens! Conference is also offered during this period. Good Luck!   Read…

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SANS Virtual Cybersecurity Summits – FREE for 2021!

SANS Institute, an industry leader in cybersecurity education, training and research, recently announce their Virtual Summits for 2021 will be offered for free. These virtual summits will bring the global cybersecurity community together and provide world-class content, actionable information, and new tools that can be immediately deployed to protect your organization. Registration for the Cyber…

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