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It’s been more than three years since Russia's sweeping and systematic effort to interfere in U.S. elections through disinformation on social media, stolen campaign emails and attacks on voting systems. U.S. officials have made advances in trying to prevent similar attacks from undermining the 2020 vote, but the potential threats have increased and some old problems have not been addressed. A look at what has changed since 2016 and what has not.


Cyber-security; CEO of Corporation for Public Broadcasting; Kealoha Update; Aerial LFA Treatment


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Big data breaches at major corporations make headlines, but small business are also vulnerable to attack—including here in Hawaii.

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Today on Bytemarks Café, Burt will talk to the organizers of the Cyber Success Program which introduces students to IT fundamentals. The aim of the program is to introduce youth in economically disadvantaged areas on Oʻahu to the opportunities in IT and cybersecurity.

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Today on Bytemarks Café, Burt will help to kick off National Cyber Security Awareness Month which starts in October.



The Conversation: Monday, October 23rd, 2017

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Regenerative Medicine; Avoiding Identity Theft; Zen and Cancer

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The topic of cyber security has come up in each of the presidential debates. While the United States says Russia is trying to hack into election related systems, one country in Asia is launching a national strategy aimed at computer security. HPR’s Bill Dorman has details in today’s Asia Minute.

Singapore has launched its first International Cyber Week.  It’s an event the government is using to publicize its approach and plans for defending against computer crime.  Singapore is among the leaders in the world when it comes to organizing a national strategy on that issue.

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Wikipedia Commons

Computer hacking is a topic that has touched areas from international relations to the U.S. presidential election. Now the president of Indonesia says his country has seen a dramatic spike in cybercrime. HPR’s Bill Dorman has more in today’s Asia Minute.

“Cybersecurity” wasn’t even a word until 1989. Now it’s a subject for graduate degrees and a field for careers. It’s also a growing concern around the world—and according to a new study, especially in Asia. HPR’s Bill Dorman has more in today’s Asia Minute.

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Cybersecurity is a big issue these days. As we continue to expand our digital footprint, we become increasingly vulnerable to attacks online. But as HPR’s Molly Solomon reports, a new major at a local college is looking to address this growing problem. 

More information on the Information Security and Assurance degree program can be found on the UH West Oahu website.

SEEQS, British Car Club, Cyber Security, SubTonic Orchestra

May 20, 2013

It’s Monday, May 20 – From HPR2, it’s The Conversation

Sustaining the sustenance of sustainability

Buffy Cushman-Patz is the leader of the School for Examining Essential Questions of Sustainability AKA SEEQS. In 2010, she was awarded the Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellowship. She has taught math and science in public, charter, and independent schools in Hawai'i.

Reading Babies, Play: "The Goodbye Girl," Hacktivism, Yoga

May 17, 2013

It’s Friday, May 17 – From HPR2, It’s The Conversation

Bookish babies with glad intent

Robert Titzer, Ph.D. researches infant learning. He has taught in public schools in Guam and in California. He’s the creator of Your Baby Can Read. The program is still in litigation with the federal Trade Commission. Meanwhile he’s in Honolulu this week to speak at the  United Health Care Baby Expo.