Center for Cyber Safety and Education

Positively Impacting the Next Generation with Cyber Safety Day

As use of the internet becomes more acceptable in schools and expected at younger ages, cyber safety education is a necessity. While tablets, computers and smart devices are the norm at home and school for children, many students are not taught about the potential dangers faced while using technology. Shockingly, 40% of students in fourth through eighth grades have chatted with a stranger online, of those, 53% gave out their phone number to the stranger and 11% met with a stranger according to Children’s Internet Usage Study. Statistics like these are the impetus behind the mission of the Center for…

In Case You Missed It: Recapping Security Congress 2019

Security Congress 2019 was our largest and most in-depth cybersecurity education conference to date. Held over the course of three days in October, the event was jam-packed with more than 180 sessions (covering 18 tracks), over 200 speakers and headline-worthy keynote speakers. There was a 32% increase in overall registration from the previous year and 58% of all attendees were attending (ISC)2 Security Congress for the very first time. Attendees from more than 50 different countries came together to network and learn from their colleagues in the cybersecurity field. In addition to learning about such topics as Cloud Security, Cyber…

What Are You Doing for Cybersecurity Awareness Month?

As published in the July/August edition of InfoSecurity Professional Magazine By Pat Craven, Director of the Center for Cyber Safety and Education As cybersecurity and cyber safety continue to become a growing global conversation, there are an increasing number of themed days and events to help promote the industry and highlight the need to educate people on how to be safe online. One of the biggest promotions of the year is Cybersecurity Awareness Month in October. October is a busy time of year for your Center for Cyber Safety and Education. We plan all year for Cybersecurity Awareness Month, and…

Center Day at Congress

(ISC)²’s biggest and best Security Congress yet – with three days of more than 175 sessions and 200 speakers – kicks off in less than three months! Act now – Early Bird registration is still open and workshops and pre-conference trainings are filling up. This year’s conference will be held at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort and will feature workshops, career resources, awards, an escape room and so much more. Our Center for Cyber Safety and Education will once again host its annual volunteer orientation and other special programming. Find out what Center Day at (ISC)² Security…