2021 WiCyS Conference

2021 WiCyS Conference

Author: Annabelle Klosterman Earlier this month, I attended the 2021 Women in CyberSecurity (WiCyS) conference. The WiCyS Conference was a 3-day event held in Denver, Colorado. It was full of keynotes, workshops, presentations, networking, career opportunities, and so...
Cryptocurrency and Cybersecurity

Cryptocurrency and Cybersecurity

Author: Jeslyn Guo Cryptocurrency is a digital form of currency that can be used to buy goods and services online. You might have heard about cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin or Ethereum, which are growing in value and increasingly a topic of discussion. Essentially,...
Opinion: Why are Women kept out of Computer Science?

Opinion: Why are Women kept out of Computer Science?

Author: Jeslyn Guo Today, women make up only 28% of the workforce in science, technology, engineering, and math. Although women make up about half of the workforce, STEM fields are still mainly male-dominated. In computer science, this gap is exacerbated, with women...
Everything you need to know about a career in Cybersecurity

Everything you need to know about a career in Cybersecurity

Author: Jeslyn Guo Cybersecurity is the practice of protecting computer systems against unauthorized access and can involve protecting computers, networks, and data from hackers. The cybersecurity industry is only expanding as we evolve in an era of digital data. The...
Why is it Important to Learn Cybersecurity at a Young Age?

Why is it Important to Learn Cybersecurity at a Young Age?

Author: Jeslyn Guo One of the most essential reasons for cybersecurity education at a young age is the safety of our world in the present and in the future. Decades after the internet and smart appliances have been created, many people still lack basic knowledge about...
Cybersecurity Today: What is a Ransomware Attack?

Cybersecurity Today: What is a Ransomware Attack?

On May 7, the largest fuel pipeline in the United States was taken down by hackers, causing fuel shortages across the East Coast. Gas prices soared, flight schedules had to be changed for major airlines, panic buying ensued across the East Coast, and all because of...