Entries by cpadmin


Cyber Hero Paul Johnson Creates Success in San Diego

If you ask anyone in California’s cybersecurity education community who has made an impact on students and the industry as a whole, “Coach Paul” is likely to be one of the first answers.   Not only does Paul Johnson coach some of the best cyber teams in the world, but he is also a tireless advocate […]


Cyber-Guild Announces Golden Ticket

Cyber-Guild, a synEDTM, program deepens community engagement   Thousand Oaks, CA – 30 July 2019 – To promote cyber security skills, knowledge, and engagement of entire communities Cyber-Guild, a pillar program of synED, a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, is excited to announce the Golden Ticket prize for high school cyber teams. Ten winning cyber teams will […]

SynED Reorganizes Pillar Program

California Cyberhub moves under Cyber-Guild™ Umbrella   Thousand Oaks, CA – 15 July 2019 – In line with requests from both other states across the nation and international audiences, synED, a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization is pleased to announce the reorganization of their pillar program for Cybersecurity Awareness. California Cyberhub will become a component of a parent […]

Highlights From the RSA 2019 Conference

RSA Speaker Highlights This year’s theme is, to put it simply, Better. Which means working hard to find better solutions. Making better connections with peers from around the world. And keeping the digital world safe so everyone can get on with making the real world a better place. Read more about Better. RSA Conference is […]

Cyber Hero Skip Brewer: From Skeptic to Mentor and Coach

Skip Brewer is the Computer Security Manager at the Elk Grove Unified School District, a position he took after several years in the IT industry. Given that experience, he was a little skeptical about cyber competitions when one of his teachers approached him about using a school computer lab to start a team. “The first […]

PayPal phishing scam posted as a promoted tweet on Twitter

Originally Posted On: cyware.com Twitter allowed a scammer to post a PayPal phishing scam as a promoted tweet on its social networking site. The phishing page asked visitors to login to their accounts and verify their details to win new year gifts. On 1, January 2018, a PayPal phishing scam was posted in Twitter as a […]

The solution to dysfunctional cybersecurity and network teams

Originally Posted On: techrepublic.com Learn why it’s critical to resolve trust issues and promote collaboration between your cybersecurity and network teams. One might expect people on different teams of a company’s IT department to be on the same page and have a certain amount of work-related trust for each other. It seems that neither “being on […]

6 new cyber threats for SMBs

Originally Posted On: bizjournals.com Hack attacks are evolving all the time, but 2019 will be a breakout year for a number of new and emerging attacks. While many businesses today still struggle with run-of-the-mill threats like phishing and un-patched software, they need to brace themselves for a wave of sophisticated hacks which will rely on new […]