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Register for the Cyber-in-a-Box School Video Challenge by Nov 15

CyberWyoming Alliance announced a challenge for students in grades 6-12 to learn about internet-connected medical devices and how to protect them, fostering cybersecurity awareness within the community and equipping Wyoming’s youth with vital employability skills.

The Cyber-In-A-Box School Video Challenge is in its third year with the challenge topic of medical internet of things items, encouraging students to research how to protect smart watches to insulin pumps to MRI machines.

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Cyber Cheyenne 2023: Tech Experts and Business Tracks Announced

The City of Cheyenne Technology Advisory Council (TAC) has finalized the schedule for the August 17th Cyber Cheyenne 2023 conference with two tracks, one for tech experts and another for members of the business community, featuring Keynote US Secret Service Special Agent-in-Charge Derek Booth, held at Laramie County Community College

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Legos Used to Teach Cybersecurity

Caption: Interactive Lego model of a hospital with a helicopter pad and ambulance wired to teach engineering, networking, circuitry, programming, and cyber security principles. The Wyoming Community Foundation (WYCF) has awarded a grant to the CyberWyoming Alliance to provide interactive, educational cybersecurity Lego models for Wyoming teachers to borrow for

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Teens Exploring Careers Camp Inspires Wyoming Girls to Pursue Promising Careers

The five-day Teens Exploring Careers (TEC) Camp concluded on June 21, 2023, at Casper College, leaving participants enthused about potential careers and newfound friendships. Organized by CyberWyoming Alliance and Casper College, and generously supported by the Daniels Fund, the camp brought together fourteen young women from Wyoming to explore a range of careers in business, criminology, and the medical field.

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City of Cheyenne Technology Advisory Council Hosts Cyber Cheyenne 2023: Strengthening Community Forces in Cybersecurity

The City of Cheyenne Technology Advisory Council (TAC) is proud to announce Cyber Cheyenne 2023, the highly anticipated regional event dedicated to enhancing cybersecurity efforts and fostering a stronger tech-focused community. The Conference, sponsored by Laramie County Community College, will be held on August 17, 2023, at Laramie County Community

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Jackson Hole Mobile Massage Honored with Spirit of Wyoming Award

On May 18, 2023, Jackson Hole Mobile Massage was awarded the esteemed Spirit of Wyoming Award by the Wyoming Small Business Development Center (SBDC). Amanda Martin, who has been operating the company since 2002, accepted the award. The U.S. Small Business Administrator’s Spirit of Wyoming Award is presented annually to

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Artificial Intelligence: Boom or Bust? Part 3

By Guest Blogger, Chris Bonatti, Cybersecurity Consultant, IECA of Casper Missed part 1 or part 2? Here are the links Part 1 https://cyberwyoming.org/artificial-intelligence-boom-or-bust-part-1/ Part 2 https://cyberwyoming.org/artificial-intelligence-boom-or-bust-part-2/ Are AIs Trustworthy? To be sure, experience with ChatGPT has demonstrated that AI is far from foolproof. This type of LLM is (unsurprisingly) language

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Artificial Intelligence: Boom or Bust?  Part 2

By Guest Blogger, Chris Bonatti, Cybersecurity Consultant, IECA of Casper Missed Part 1? Here’s the link https://cyberwyoming.org/artificial-intelligence-boom-or-bust-part-1/ AIs For Persuasion It takes little imagination to understand how AIs could be leveraged for deception and social engineering. However, the practical possibilities range much further… to potentially include AI-enabled propaganda campaigns. AIs

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Two gunslingers face each other, one with a white hat and the other with a black hat.

Artificial Intelligence: Boom or Bust?  Part 1

By Guest Blogger, Chris Bonatti, Cybersecurity Consultant, IECA of Casper You’d have to have been asleep for the last couple of years to miss the growing significance of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the cybersecurity landscape. On the one hand, we have the cadre that says AI will empower defenders. On

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