Episode 814: Cyber Hawaii – April 3, 2024

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Al Ogata

First up, Blue Startups is seeking applicants for Cohort 16. The focus is on technology companies that can scale quickly and have global market potential. Specific sectors we are interested in include: SaaS, Travel Tech, Sustainability, and Gaming. Cohort Dates: July 22 – October 11, 2024. For more information go to Bluestartups.com.

Then for our main segment, we talk with Al Ogata, Executive Director of Cyber Hawaii. Weʻll find out what the organization mission is and what it does to keep residents and businesses cyber safe.

Episode 814: Cyber Hawaii – April 3, 2024

Episode 713: ID.me + Gen Cyber – April 27, 2022

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Mere Work, Jodi Ito

First up, we have Mere Work, from the ID.me to tell us about their digital identity system and how it helps fight against fraud.

Then, we are joined by Jodi Ito, Chief Information Security Officer at the University of Hawaii to talk about cybersecurity, the GenCyber program and upcoming summer camps.

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Episode 713: ID.me + Gen Cyber – April 27, 2022

Episode 581: NCSAM + Hydrogen Cars – Oct 16, 2019

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Debra Kula Mark Nakashima, Thor Toma, Brian Hoole

First up, Dr. Rick Spinrad, President of the Marine Technology Society, will be in Honolulu this Thursday and Friday 10/17 &10/18. MTS is an international, not-for-profit, community of ocean engineers, technologists, policymakers and educators. The former Chief Scientist for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, or NOAA, will be speaking at a dinner meeting at Rainbow Marina on Thursday at 5:30 pm. On Friday, he’ll be discussing the state of marine technology and the blue economy at a noon seminar sponsored by the School of Ocean and Earth Sciences and Technology and MTS in room 723 POST building at UH Manoa. Details can be found on the MTS Hawaii Facebook page.

Then we have Brian Hoole from ISC2 Hawaii and Debra Kula from Sacred Hearts here to tell us about National Cybersecurity Awareness Month. Finally, we are joined by Thor Toma from Servco and Rep Mark Nakashima to talk about hydrogen and hydrogen cars.

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Episode 344: Cyber Security Bootcamp – Apr 1, 2015


First we’ll cover some local science and tech stories, then we’ll focus on innovations in reading with Mark Watkins from “The Hawaii Project” and Marlon Sarmiento of “Honu and Friends.” Finally, we’ll talk about the growing interest and need for cyber security education. We’ve invited Jake Ross and Mike Herr to fill us in.

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Episode 329: Cyber Security – Dec 17, 2014


Joining us today is Tiffini Hunt from Verizon to tell us about their recent mobile device survey. Then we have Sandy Park from the High Tech Development Corp to tell us about the annual Holiday Tech Fair.

Verizon Holiday Survey Graphic 2014

Finally, we’ve invited Jodi Ito, Information Security Officer at UH and Motohiro Tsuchiya, visiting scholar at East West Center specializing in cyber security. We’ll talk about the growing concern over cyber attacks.

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Episode 187: Cyber Patriot – March 14, 2012

First we’ll look at the latest tech news and happenings in Hawaii and beyond. Then joining us is Chad Podoski and Jason Skicewicz from GetShacked.com to tell us about their experience at the Launch conference in San Francisco, and their new app, called SnapTat. Finally, we’ll talk to the Cyber Patriot team from Leilehua High School to learn about the competition and about computer security.

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Episode 101: Internet Safety (rebroadcast) – July 21, 2010

First we’ll look at the latest tech news and happenings in Hawaii and beyond. Then we’ll hear from Russell Castagnaro about several new eGov web services. Finally, we have a special rebroadcast of one of our favorite shows on Internet Safety featuring Arnold Laanui from the FBI, and David Bower from ALTRES which aired back in May.

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Episode 93: Internet Safety (May 26, 2010)

First we’ll look at the latest tech news and happenings in Hawaii and beyond. Then we’ll talk to Amy Larsen-Kirkpatrick to tell us about an upcoming Cybersecurity workshop. Finally, Arnold Laanui from the FBI and David Bower from Altres talk about personal and professional conduct on the web. You can download the white paper: Social Media and the Workplace here.

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