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Bridging the Digital Divide

The Digital Skills for Seniors class at the Wyoming State Museum is a shining example of how tailored, patient, and accessible training can empower seniors to confidently engage with technology. By recognizing and addressing the unique challenges faced by this demographic, the museum has created a welcoming environment where seniors can learn, grow, and stay connected in our increasingly digital world.

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Cybersecurity Safety Tips for the Modern Traveler

When we plan our next adventure, we focus on what new landscapes we’ll see and unforgettable memories we’ll make. But amid the excitement, it’s easy to forget about the less glamorous side of travel—like safeguarding your digital identity and all your tech gear.

Learn from our own Cybersecurity Business Counselor, Mary Keane.

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Webinars for Seniors

Real life cyber crime happens.  Hear one couple’s description of their experience with a tech support scam, the feelings and reactions it invoked, and their advice to you if you experience the same.

Webinar: June 5, 1 p.m. Mountain/2 p.m. Central

All are welcome!
Sponsored by PC Matic and CyberWyoming Alliance.

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Is a Wi-Fi Router or Combination Device Enough or Do I Need a Firewall?

Is a Wi-Fi Router or Combination Device Enough or Do I Need a Firewall?

We hear these questions a lot during Wyoming’s Cybersecurity Competition for Small Business.

My Wi-Fi Router has some firewall capabilities, is it enough to protect my home business or my small office?
I have just one box from my internet service provider, what is it and is it enough to protect my home business or my small office?

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Cowgirls in STEM Camp

BOCES is thrilled to partner with COWGIRLS in STEM (Computational Outreach for Wyoming Girls in STEM) for an engaging and interactive 4-day summer camp focused on computing and STEM. Students will develop computational thinking skills through hands-on lessons, explore the world of coding, and dive into robotics! Explore the science behind our natural environment, engage in hands-on chemistry experiments, and taste the process of fossilization during this camp.

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Youth Apprenticeship Week: Celebrating Career Success

This year marks the inaugural National Youth Apprenticeship Week (YAW), celebrating Registered Apprenticeship programs for youth aged 16-24. YAW is a platform for various stakeholders to recognize apprenticeships’ vital role in nurturing talent across diverse industries. From cybersecurity to healthcare, apprenticeships offer hands-on training, equipping young individuals for successful careers.

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Blacklight: A Real-Time Website Privacy Inspector

Blacklight, a real-time website privacy checker, exposes user-tracking tools and monitors data access during web browsing. Developed by The Markup, it employs a headless browser to identify various surveillance methods, such as third-party cookies, ad trackers, key logging, session recording, canvas fingerprinting, Facebook, and Google Analytics tracking.

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12 Individual Risk Factors

Scams, orchestrated by hackers using psychological tactics, aim to exploit individuals and steal valuable information. These scams often involve social engineering, crafting convincing half-stories to manipulate victims.

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