The Defensive Cyber Industry Consortium and CyberHawaii

The Defensive Cyber Industry Consortium Meet with Governor Ige

May 29, 2019

The Defensive Cyber Industry Consortium (DCIC) meet with Governor Ige to share the latest and next steps forward in enhancing the security of our critical infrastructure sectors in Hawaii. This initiative is important to our federal and military partners, as well as our state, private sector and broader community. CyberHawaii is the secretariat of DCIC.

The Defensive Cyber Industry Consortium and CyberHawaii

The Defensive Cyber Industry Consortium Program Kick Off

Nov. 9, 2018

The Defensive Cyber Industry Consortium (DCIC) is a joint effort between the Federal/State/Local Governments and Private Industry. DCIC’s objectives are to harden critical infrastructure cyber defenses and to synchronize response actions during an enduring cyber crisis. On Nov. 9, 2018, representatives of these sectors met to kick off this DCIC Program at the Hawaiian Electric Industries boardroom. The Kick Off was hosted by Ms. Connie Lau, CEO of HEI, and Major General Joe Logan, the Adjutant General for the Hawaii State Department of Defense.

Hawaii Business Roundtable and the University of Hawai‘i

FUTURE FOCUS 2018: The Hawaii Innovation Initiative’s Forum on Sustainable Agriculture, Food Security, Cybersecurity and More

Oct. 10 & 11, 2018

Hawaii Business Roundtable (HBR) and the University of Hawai‘i hosted the fourth annual Future Focus conference on Oct. 10-11 at the Hawaii Convention Center, which featured keynote sessions, panel discussions and networking opportunities for attendees to learn more about emerging technologies, federal resources and ways to participate in, and contribute to Hawaii’s growing innovation ecosystem. CyberHawaii also presented checks to the NSA Day of Cyber’s award-winning schools at the event.

CyberHawaii Threat and Information Sharing Committee

Basic Training on Homeland Security Information Network (HSIN)

July 17, 2018

The Threat and Information Sharing Committee conducted a basic training session on July 17th for CyberHawaii members on HSIN, which is our primary information sharing platform.  HSIN provides our members with threat and security updates, as well as functionality to share information within our community.  The session was conducted by Mr. James Cruz of DHS.

Hawaii Visitors and Convention Bureau and CyberHawaii

Business Email Compromise and Ransomware – Mr. Will Bales, FBI Honolulu Halekulani Hotel

July 10, 2018

Business Email Compromise (BEC) is a sophisticated scam using email and/or other electronic communication to impersonate a business executive, employee, or other person with authority to request payments or access to employee payroll and W2 information on behalf of their company or organization. Since October 2013, the FBI has identified victims from 131 countries and a global monetary exposure of over $5 billion as a result of BEC fraud.

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