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Executive Order on America’s Cybersecurity Workforce

In alignment with the recent Executive Order by President Donald Trump, synED and the California Cyberhub team stand ready to help communities across California and beyond, cultivate cyber security awareness and a lifetime of learning. Be Part of the Solution. Read the Executive Order on America’s Cybersecurity Workforce here.

Foundational Certifications: Why They Are So Important

In the construction trades, it is often said that the strength of a building is in its foundation. In the ‘90s, with the goal of obtaining Microsoft’s Windows NT 3.5 MCSE certification, my first attempt was their 70-058 Network Essentials exam. Decades later and unknown to most of us, the current version of their Networking Essentials […]

Modesto Junior College Drives Cyber Education in the Central Valley

The cyber team at Enochs High School took first place in the Central Valley’s California Mayors Cyber Cup competition less than a year after it was formed. The success was the product of hard work by dedicated students and a supportive network of coaches and mentors to help them along the way. The Enochs team […]

10 Technologies That Will Impact Higher Education The Most This Year

Between online learning and interactive digital classrooms, technology is completely shifting how students are being taught and gaining knowledge. Not only does this technology affect students, but also professionals undergoing corporate trainings or looking for ways to upskill, according to a recent Gartner report. “Institutions looking to thrive in the expanding education ecosystem must leverage technology early […]

SynED Expands Board of Directors and Leadership Team With Cyber Experts

Thousand Oaks, CA – 24 April 2019 – In a move to continue its leadership role in helping to redefine global educational platforms, synED, a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization is pleased to announce the expansion of its Board of Directors, the addition of an advisory committee and a new director of its California Cyberhub initiative. “Including […]

Cyber Hero Anna Carlin Shapes Career Paths for Women in IT

When Anna Carlin started working in IT in the 1980s, there were more women in the field than she saw 20 years later as an IT instructor. Over the years, Carlin has used her experience in education and industry to help students understand the value that working in IT and cybersecurity can bring and inspire […]

Eighteen State Governors Launch Cyber Skills Program for High School Girls

SANS Institute has launched a national cybersecurity program designed specifically for high school girls to encourage more females into the industry and to reduce the national cyber skills gap. The Girls-only cybersecurity program, Girls Go CyberStart, is the result of a partnership between 27 state governors and SANS Institute. Those states are Alabama, Arkansas, California, […]

Cyber Competition Team Creates Lasting Bonds For California Middle School Girls

CyberAegis Aether shows success in statewide efforts to bring girls into cybersecurity and STEM. Next week, thousands of students from across the country will compete in the Air Force Association’s CyberPatriot XI Finals in Baltimore, the culmination of a year of hard work and dedication. Among those teams is CyberAegis Aether, a group of five […]