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Sandra Yang, Computer Science Honor Society President (CSHS) and senior.

Q&A with Sandra Yang, Computer Science Honor Society President, on password security

Safin Khatri May 2, 2024

How do you define a strong password, and why is it important in today's society? Passwords protect a lot of super important information, lots of information that's confidential. For example, bank accounts,...

TikTok needs to be regulated, but a ban is not the solution

TikTok needs to be regulated, but a ban is not the solution

Isaac Hsu April 24, 2023

Recently, legislators have debated placing a ban on TikTok, and on one side, it would benefit the psychology of A LOT of people, both kids and adults.  But that's not what the ban on the TikTok bill is....

CyberPatriot to compete at national finals competition from March 17 to 21

Lorna Ding March 8, 2023

CyberPatriot is preparing for the national finals competition, which will take place from March 17 to 21 in Bethesda, Maryland. To prepare, sponsor Carey Anderson said the team will continue to study the...

School board brings attention to cybersecurity, recommends preventative measures

Daniel Tian October 19, 2022

The school board will meet on Oct. 24 at 7 p.m. for its next regular session. The board last met Oct. 10, when members listened to network administrator Terry Howell pitch a presentation about cyber safety....

New ContentKeeper, Wi-Fi policies possibly untrustworthy

New ContentKeeper, Wi-Fi policies possibly untrustworthy

Matthew Du September 28, 2022

Installing any root-level software to your computer, especially if it does not come from your operating system or component manufacturer, is generally a bad idea. Root essentially gives  administrator...

Administration should reform restrictive cybersecurity policies, allow students to research blocked topics

Administration should reform restrictive cybersecurity policies, allow students to research blocked topics

Dariush Khurram November 12, 2021

A couple of weeks ago, a group of students in AP Capstone Seminar encountered a concerning issue that has been plaguing our school all year. For their summative research paper, the students were investigating...

Cybersecurity students present their project on artifacts. Artifacts are pieces of data that the user leaves such as system and network logs and have been the focus of early cybersecurity units.

Cybersecurity Q&A

Darshini Shankar October 12, 2020

Cybersecurity Teacher Carey Anderson  What classes do you teach here at CHS? “I have personally taught Intro to Computer Science (and) Computer Science Principles, which is an AP course. I also...

Students, staff explore new club,  CyberPatriots, centered around cybersecurity at CHS

Students, staff explore new club, CyberPatriots, centered around cybersecurity at CHS

Tara Kandallu September 21, 2018

Over 5,000 teams from around the nation will compete in this year’s CyberPatriot XI competition, an event that will test participants on various skills related to cyber security. Chris Zou, CyberPatriots...

Sophomore Nathan Willman does household chores with Alexa by his side. Willman said he believes the new technology provides a new frontier of technology.

The Singularity: With technology becoming increasingly prevalent in the 21st century, CHS students and staff evaluate its effects on one’s privacy and security

Heidi Peng October 27, 2017
“Hey Alexa, what’s the weather today?” “Today it is 67 degrees.” “When will technology ever take over?” “I’m sorry; I didn’t quite catch that.”
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