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By Hawaiian Telcom on Tuesday, December 15, 2015 7:07:01 PM

This article was originally published in the Honolulu Star-Advertiser on November 3, 2015

With password breaches in recent years, it's become an imperative not to reuse passwords. People use simple passwords because it's too hard to remember strong ones. This is where a password manager can help.

By Hawaiian Telcom on Tuesday, December 15, 2015 9:06:26 AM

This article was originally published in the Honolulu Star-Advertiser on August 11, 2015

Are you considering a career in cybersecurity? There were more than 75,000 information security analyst positions available in 2012, and it is projected that the number will climb to over 100,000 jobs by 2022, according to the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Outlook Handbook. Reports from Cisco and Symantec indicate a shortage of talent with over 1 million unfilled openings globally. Fortunately, formal education programs are available on Oahu.

By Hawaiian Telcom on Tuesday, December 15, 2015 9:04:11 AM

Technology today is so pervasive. Our children have access to much more technology than many of us did when we were growing up. As parents, it’s important to keep a watchful eye on what your children are doing online, to know the games they play and websites they visit and to establish ground rules early.


By Hawaiian Telcom on Tuesday, December 15, 2015 9:03:23 AM

This article was originally published in the Honolulu Star-Advertiser on March 24, 2015

Ransomware is a class of malicious software that infects and restricts access to your computer until a payment is made. The method of infection is similar to that of phishing attacks and spreads through compromised websites and email containing malicious attachments or links. The key difference is ransomware is more overt and confronts you shortly after you've been compromised. Prevention is the key to defending yourself.

By Hawaiian Telcom on Tuesday, December 15, 2015 9:02:29 AM

This article was originally published in the Honolulu Star-Advertiser on February 24, 2015

The Internet of Things (IoT) is a technology movement to enable connectivity to devices, from household items to industrial equipment. Learn what you must consider when evaluating and purchasing these devices.

By Hawaiian Telcom on Tuesday, December 15, 2015 9:02:29 AM

This article was originally published in the Honolulu Star-Advertiser on February 24, 2015

The Internet of Things (IoT) is a technology movement to enable connectivity to devices, from household items to industrial equipment. Learn what you must consider when evaluating and purchasing these devices.

By Hawaiian Telcom on Tuesday, December 15, 2015 8:58:45 AM

Follow these tips to protect yourself from becoming a phishing scam victim.

By Hawaiian Telcom on Tuesday, December 15, 2015 8:57:34 AM

This article was originally published in the Honolulu Star-Advertiser on December 2, 2014

The cybersecurity field is growing rapidly, with more new and vital roles to fill in government and the private sector than the number of qualified applicants. To prepare our future network defenders, CyberPatriot is working to inspire students toward careers in cybersecurity or STEM fields. CyberPatriot features a National Youth Cyber Defense Competition in which students defend networks against online adversaries. In 2013, Leilehua High School made it to the national finals! It's an exciting opportunity for Hawaii's middle and high school students to learn and test the waters in the cybersecurity realm.

By Hawaiian Telcom on Tuesday, December 15, 2015 8:56:02 AM

This article was originally published in the Honolulu Star-Advertiser on October 7, 2014 

This month marks the 11th anniversary of the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) National Cyber Security Awareness Month, an effort designed to remind the public of the hazards they might face while using the Internet. Read DHS's five weekly focus topics for this month and additional tips from our Expert.

By Hawaiian Telcom on Wednesday, December 9, 2015 1:43:03 AM Technology Blog

This article was originally published in the Honolulu Star-Advertiser on November 3, 2015
With password breaches in recent years, it's become an imperative not to reuse passwords. People use simple passwords because it's too hard to remember strong ones. This is where a password manager can help.

By Hawaiian Telcom on Wednesday, December 9, 2015 1:42:02 AM Technology Blog

This article was originally published in the Honolulu Star-Advertiser on August 11, 2015
Are you considering a career in cybersecurity? There were more than 75,000 information security analyst positions available in 2012, and it is projected that the number will climb to over 100,000 jobs by 2022, according to the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Outlook Handbook. Reports from Cisco and Symantec indicate a shortage of talent with over 1 million unfilled openings globally. Fortunately, formal education programs are available on Oahu.

By Hawaiian Telcom on Wednesday, December 9, 2015 1:28:05 AM Technology Blog

Technology today is so pervasive. Our children have access to much more technology than many of us did when we were growing up. As parents, it’s important to keep a watchful eye on what your children are doing online, to know the games they play and websites they visit and to establish ground rules early.


By Hawaiian Telcom on Wednesday, December 9, 2015 1:26:49 AM Technology Blog

This article was originally published in the Honolulu Star-Advertiser on March 24, 2015
Ransomware is a class of malicious software that infects and restricts access to your computer until a payment is made. The method of infection is similar to that of phishing attacks and spreads through compromised websites and email containing malicious attachments or links. The key difference is ransomware is more overt and confronts you shortly after you've been compromised. Prevention is the key to defending yourself.

By Hawaiian Telcom on Wednesday, December 9, 2015 1:25:41 AM Technology Blog

This article was originally published in the Honolulu Star-Advertiser on February 24, 2015
The Internet of Things (IoT) is a technology movement to enable connectivity to devices, from household items to industrial equipment. Learn what you must consider when evaluating and purchasing these devices.

By Hawaiian Telcom on Wednesday, December 9, 2015 1:25:41 AM Technology Blog

This article was originally published in the Honolulu Star-Advertiser on February 24, 2015
The Internet of Things (IoT) is a technology movement to enable connectivity to devices, from household items to industrial equipment. Learn what you must consider when evaluating and purchasing these devices.

By Hawaiian Telcom on Wednesday, December 9, 2015 1:22:19 AM Technology Blog

Follow these tips to protect yourself from becoming a phishing scam victim.

By Hawaiian Telcom on Wednesday, December 9, 2015 1:21:04 AM Technology Blog

This article was originally published in the Honolulu Star-Advertiser on December 2, 2014
The cybersecurity field is growing rapidly, with more new and vital roles to fill in government and the private sector than the number of qualified applicants. To prepare our future network defenders, CyberPatriot is working to inspire students toward careers in cybersecurity or STEM fields. CyberPatriot features a National Youth Cyber Defense Competition in which students defend networks against online adversaries. In 2013, Leilehua High School made it to the national finals! It's an exciting opportunity for Hawaii's middle and high school students to learn and test the waters in the cybersecurity realm.

By Hawaiian Telcom on Wednesday, December 9, 2015 1:17:55 AM Technology Blog

This article was originally published in the Honolulu Star-Advertiser on October 7, 2014 
This month marks the 11th anniversary of the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) National Cyber Security Awareness Month, an effort designed to remind the public of the hazards they might face while using the Internet. Read DHS's five weekly focus topics for this month and additional tips from our Expert.