Message from Leadership

Looking to stay relevant?
🌟  A common interview question:  How do you stay informed? 🌟 

A couple of ways to stay current with emerging trends are subscribing to newsletters and tuning in to podcasts. Podcasts offer valuable insights from industry professionals, providing diverse perspectives. They are a valuable resource for expanding your knowledge and forming your own opinions.

Additionally, you can apply the insights gained from podcasts and newsletters in interviews. The topics you explore can serve as engaging conversation points and demonstrate your dedication to staying informed and fostering lifelong learning.

Explore the many options available and find those that resonate with you the most! LinkedIn is a great place to start along with YouTube and Spotify.

👉🏽 Here are some recommended resources and channels. 


🔹 Breaking Into Cybersecurity 🔹 The Cyber Queens 🔹 Simply Cyber 🔹 Darknet Diaries 🔹 Talk Python to Me 🔹 Lex Fridman 🔹 Vice Cyber Podcast


Subscription options are typically at the bottom of the page. 

🔹 IT Security News Blast 🔹 Various SANS Institute  🔹 Troy Hunt 🔹 TLDR; 🔹 QuickByte 🔹 Quanta Magazine 🔹 ByteByteGo Newsletter 🔹 Software Lead Weekly

Have a favorite you think everyone should know about? Email us at and let us know! 


Watch the Latest Invited Talk!

Last Thursday – October 12th, 2023, City University of Seattle hosted Masaki Itagaki, Director of Technology, Kids Code Club. Watch his talk, How EdTech Helps Kids in Japan, here






Cybersecurity Training and Certs



⭐️  Google Cybersecurity Certification


Cybersecurity Apprenticeships / Scholarships



STC is hiring!

STC is looking for student assistants who want to gain experience working with agile and collaborative teams, receive training in advanced technologies, and learn the current strategic technology trends.

If you are a self-starter, technically competent, and familiar with one of the following subjects – Operating Systems, Networking, Web, Programming, Database, and Cloud, you will have an excellent opportunity to learn advanced concepts and skills through this position.

Additionally, if you are seeking to help your community and gain experience in a high-demand specialty that will significantly enhance your resume while also earning income, this is the job for you.

For more information, click here.

We unite local communities of aspiring and thriving women cybersecurity professionals across the world to collaborate, share their knowledge, network and mentor. We create opportunities through professional development programs, conferences, career fairs and more. 

Click here for more information and to join WiCyS.

City University has a student chapter for those wanting to become more involved! 

AWS Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) Scholarship Program

The AWS Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) Scholarship program, in collaboration with Intel and Udacity, aims to help underserved and underrepresented high school and college students learn foundational ML concepts to prepare them for careers in AI and ML. For more information click here.

Learn More.

Upcoming Events

Click here to view full calendar.

CSA Seattle Chapter – October Meet-up

We’re back after SECTember! We’ve been working on getting everything aligned for this so sorry for the late notice, but we hope you can make what should be a great talk:

Who: Ammar Alim, Adobe
When: October 26th, 2023
Where: Amazon Tahoe (SEA107) – 10450 NE 10th St · Bellevue, WA

Click here to RSVP and for more information.

PLEASE NOTE: You must be registered for this event 3 days before the event with your first and last name so we can give Amazon’s front desk team an attendee list. If you are not on this list, you will not be granted permission to enter the facility.


New Tech Seattle November 2023

New Tech is the Northwest’s largest tech community. We’re the place where you make meaningful connections, learn from the industry’s best, and have a fun night out. Most importantly, you’ll join an engaging group of go-getters, developers, founders, and professionals, and discover the people, partners, organizations, and resources to help you build your dreams.

Who: Madin Akp-Esambe – Co-Founder, Trava, Ozan Unlu – Founder & CEO, Delta Edge, and Raxit Jani – Director, 9series. 
: November 9th, 2023 5-7pm
WhereThe Collective, 400 Dexter Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109

Click here to RSVP and for more information. 

Missed out on an Invited Talk or Tech Talk?

Check out the C4CYI YouTube Channel for STC recorded Invited Talks and events.

Explore ACM Tech Talks and the ACM website to watch their free informative Tech Talks. ACM, the world’s largest educational and scientific computing society, delivers resources that advance computing as a science and a profession.

You can find record CAE Tech talks here. For questions on CAE Tech Talk, please send them email.

STC Clubs

Interested in the Tech field? Wish to broaden your network? Check out our clubs.

Cybersecurity Enthusiasts are welcome to join!

Check out the Breach of the Week program; A club member presents current cyber events to the club in 3-5 minutes. This is a great opportunity to learn, participate and network.

We encourage all current and future alumni to attend the meetings.

Meeting Times: 

Fridays, 3:00PM (PDT) Over MS Teams

Fill this form if you wish to join the club!

WiCyS City University of Seattle Student Chapter Logo

City University of Seattle has just created a new WiCyS student chapter.

The purpose of the club is to build a community within our CityU school that promotes women’s education, participation, and leadership in the field of cybersecurity.

Typical meeting time: Fridays, 11:00AM (PDT) over MS Teams.

Next Meeting

October 27, 2023 11:00 am PDT

MS Teams Meeting


Fill this form if you wish to join the club!

STC Tech Club meets to provide tech-related learning opportunities, skill development, and networking. Students or faculty who would like to share their expertise or project, please reach out.

Meeting Times: 

Thursdays, 4:30PM (PDT)  Over MS Teams

Fill this form if you wish to join the club!

This quarter, we will be covering various topics including Computer Vision, Data Engineering, and NLP! Take a look at our calendar and club page for more.

We are recruiting new officers for the Data Science Club. If you are interested in becoming one, please fill out the form here, or scan the QR code in the flyer.

Meeting Times: 

Wednesdays, 4:00PM (PDT) Over MS Teams

Fill this form if you wish to join the club!

Looking for more project/work experience to put on your resume?

Try contributing to an open-source project:

GitHub for beginner-friendly open-source projects

How to Contribute to Open-Source Projects – guide

STC TA documentation for setting up environments

Valuable certifications:

AZ-900: Microsoft Azure Fundamentals 

AWS Cloud – Practitioner 

Looking for extra help to guide you through your tech career? 

Check out Mentors in Tech

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