CybHER

Why Few Apps Are On This Tech Experts Phone

After serious breaches to WhatsApp, Instagram and other programs, check out this cybersecurity advice

Katie Shuck doesn’t keep Facebook’s app on her phone. Or Instagram, or What’sApp. She tries her best to only log into the social media sites online. If privacy and security are important to you, you’ll want to understand why. Shuck sat down with KDLT News Today’s Carleen Wild for some insight, as well as what to do if you’re logged…

Cyber Conference for Girls Launches Again in 2019

The unique camp, Rocket Girls, takes South Dakota youth to the heart of the Kennedy Space Center

If your daughter dreams of a career in the tech industry, fighting cyber crime or being at the forefront of development in the digital world, she’s got to check out Rocket Girls. The CybHER Conference out of Dakota State University, now in its second year, offers South Dakota teens one of the most incredible opportunities to learn from some of…

Why You Need a Better Password (and How to Manage Them All)

You know you should have different passwords for different internet sites. But are you aware the best passwords to have are not just words – they’re now phrases? Katie Shuck explains why, and some other important developments in the hopes of best protecting your identity and information online, in this week’s edition of Wired Wednesday. Categories: KDLT News Today, KDLT…

Cyber Security Students Look Forward to “Trip of a Lifetime”

They know the experience is unique and rare. But Dakota State University students also know their professors wouldn’t want them anywhere else. A group of eight students left Sioux Falls Regional Airport Thursday morning alongside professors and CybHER co-founders Dr. Ashley Podhradsky and Pam Rowland, for a national Women in Cyber Security Conference in Pittsburgh. DSU continues to push the…

How You’re Sabotaging Your Child’s Online Privacy

Cyber expert shares mistakes she sees more and more parents making

How young were your children when you started posting photos of them online? If you’re like most young parents these days, it started before they were even born, and you’ve posted thousands since. The journaling of their growth through social media is the norm anymore. But as you look to protect them, both online and otherwise, you may want to…

Protecting Your Children From the Rise in Online Porn

As concern grows over not only the amount of time our children may be spending online, but as well the access to potentially harmful materials such as porn, cyber experts want to remind parents they have more control over the situation than they realize. Pam Rowland, an assistant professor of cyber security at Dakota State University and co-founder of CYBHER,…