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2024 WACTE Summer Conference Recap

CyberWyoming Alliance at the 2024 WACTE Summer Conference The Wyoming Association for Career and Technical Education (WACTE) hosted the Summer Conference from June 10th to 13th, 2024. Educators from across the state gathered in Laramie for this annual event, which was packed with learning, networking, and inspiration. The conference featured

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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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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?
or
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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Conference

TWO CONFERENCES IN OCTOBER 2024:
1. Virtual
Join us for an immersive virtual experience at Wyoming’s Virtual Cybersecurity Conference on October 23, 2024, from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Mountain Time. Hosted by V. Carr from “Down to Business with V,” this conference will feature engaging sessions on resources and programs available, insights from industry experts for citizens and small businesses, and a showcase of Wyoming Cybersecurity Competition winners.
2. IN PERSON
Save the Date for CyberCheyenne October 4 in Cheyenne at LCCC.

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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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2023-2024 Cyber-in-a-Box School Video Challenge

Successful 2023-2024 Cyber-in-a-Box School Video Challenge Students from across the state successfully completed the 2023-2024 Cyber-in-a-Box School Video Challenge organized by the CyberWyoming Alliance! This challenge promotes cybersecurity education among Grades 6-12 students. The challenge, which ran from October 2023 to March 2024, brought together teams from various schools across

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Car Spying May Be Far Worse | Chris Bonatti

Car Spying May Be Far Worse By Guest Blogger, Chris Bonatti, Cybersecurity Consultant with IECA of Casper In December, IECA learned that most late model cars are spying on you… exploiting largely unread privacy policies to collect everything from precise geolocation data to sexual preference. IECA has learned more since

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