Podhradsky featured in IF/THEN® Ambassador Collection

MADISON, S.D., July 21, 2020 – IF/THEN®, a national initiative of Lyda Hill Philanthropies® which seeks to advance women in STEM, is launching the IF/THEN® Collection, the world’s first, free, digital resource library created to significantly contribute to the...

Everyone needs Cybersecurity

Author: Janessa Palmieri, B.S. Student Cyber Operations Everyone needs cybersecurity. From a family household to a small business to a large corporation, all need cybersecurity. Even hospitals, banks, schools, and local to federal governments need cybersecurity....

SEIZE THE MOMENT: NOW IS THE TIME FOR WOMEN IN CYBER

When you think of leaders in cyber and tech, are men at the top of your list? Do you know any women in cybersecurity? You can’t be what you can’t see, and CybHER has created a new initiative to highlight leading women in our field and allies who aim to close the...

Tips on how to be #CyberAware

Author: Janessa Palmieri, Cyber Operations Freshman, DSU   Have a Strong Password The longer the password, the better. Add symbols, numbers, and mix up lower and upper case letters. Try replacing letters with numbers that look like that letter. For example, the word...

Why Should Kids Code?

Author: Janessa Palmieri   When the word “computer programming” is mentioned, most kids tend to think that it is too complex for them, or it is only meant for people in the computing field. That is totally false. Anyone can code, really anyone! By learning to...

WiCyS 2019

Author: Katie Shuck For anyone who has ever considered attending a women’s tech conference or getting involved with organizations that seek to close the gender and diversity gaps in cybersecurity, I want to encourage you to do so.  The value in these organizations is...

Rethinking Cybersecurity Education

Education is continually evolving.  It used to be thought of as the 3 Rs: Reading, wRiting, and aRithmetic.  It moved forward to STEM: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. And, we’ve even expanded this to STEAM: Science, Technology, Engineering, the...

CybHER: Where We’ve Been This Year

What a CybHER year it has been!  As we continue to follow our mission of empowering, motivating, educating, and changing the perception of girls and women in cybersecurity and have a great mid-year report to share with you!Between Summer and December of...

The Language of Technology

Language is an important tool that we begin learning at a young age.  Through language, we express our needs, desires, and emotions; communicate ideas; share information; influence others; develop relationships; solve problems; and more.  Learning a...