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Career Exploration: Network Engineers

Career Exploration: Network Engineers

Author: Mikaila Fluth The job of a network engineer is to design, implement, maintain, and optimize computer networks for organizations. Network engineers are highly skilled professionals who ensure an organization's network infrastructure operates efficiently,...

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Programming Languages

Programming Languages

Author: Mikaila Fluth Imagine having the power to create your own games, design interactive websites, or build incredible apps. Sounds impressive. Well, with the help of programming languages, you can transform your imagination into reality! A programming language is...

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Capture the Flag (CTF)

Capture the Flag (CTF)

Author: Mikaila Fluth Capture the Flag (CTF) is a popular cybersecurity competition that challenges participants to solve puzzles, challenges, and vulnerabilities to find and capture "flags." These flags are typically hidden pieces of information, such as passwords,...

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Parts of Computer

Parts of Computer

Author: Mikaila Fluth Computers have become essential to our lives, helping us explore new worlds, connect with friends, and learn exciting things. Have you ever wondered how these incredible machines work? Well, get ready to embark on a journey into the fascinating...

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Lemonade Camp

Lemonade Camp

Author: Mikaila Fluth Lemonade Camp is an engaging 4-day program that immerses students in the world of entrepreneurship. The inaugural camp took place in Madison, SD, hosted at the DSU campus. Each day, a group of twenty-six enthusiastic campers gathered at the DSU...

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GenCyber Girls Middle School Residential Camp 2023

GenCyber Girls Middle School Residential Camp 2023

Author: Mikaila Fluth On June 19th, a hundred middle school girls arrived at Dakota State University for an exciting week of activities. At 8 am, they reached the campus, where they were warmly greeted and provided with name tags, camp t-shirts, room keys, backpacks,...

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What Is Cybersecurity and Why It Is Important

What Is Cybersecurity and Why It Is Important

Author: Annabelle Klosterman In 2017, a gigantic company data breach occurred, exposing more than half of America's social security numbers.[1] Due to the lack of technological security, this eventually cost the company nearly 1.4 billion dollars. Ten years ago, that...

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Career Spotlight: Game Developer

Career Spotlight: Game Developer

Author: Jeslyn Guo Whether it is on a mobile phone, gaming console, or portable tablet, gaming is a huge part of daily life. The gaming industry is expansive and rapidly changing, with an estimated $203 billion market value in 2020. It is expected to grow...

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What is Cyber Warfare?

What is Cyber Warfare?

Author: Jeslyn Guo Cyber warfare is the use of technology to disrupt the computer system of another country, often used during cyber war. Like in traditional wars, while cyber warfare involves attacks between computers of the respective groups, the effects on the...

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