614Con

June 13th, 2019

Hackers teaching Hackers

5.0 rating
June 19, 2019

I attended this Hackathon, 2nd year in a row. I truly enjoyed the camaraderie and promotion of community. This year’s venue at BrewDog was better suited to break out sessions and learning villages. I particularly liked the speed mentoring session. I wasn’t sure what I would get out of that; but it was exactly what each of us does every time we meet someone who has been in security for a while. It was a chance to ask professionals about their path and to get their recommendations on your path. I took notes and have a better idea of where to focus my attention. Ultimately, I received encouragement to continue. Also enjoyed the featured speakers, particularly John Long who told his story and the creation of ‘Hackers for Charity’.

Desiree Ma

 June 13th, 2019 - June 14th, 2019 Recommended Event

614Con

United States  »  Midwest, USA  »  Ohio » 
June 13th, 2019 - June 14th, 2019

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614Con is an Information Security Practitioner Conference that is held annually in Columbus Ohio. It was founded in 2014 and participants are offered an array of hands-on educational experiences through villages, capture the flag (CTF) challenges, scavenger hunts, Packet Wars battles, speakers, and general networking opportunities. Anyone with a curious thirst for knowledge is welcome: defenders, hackers, makers, breakers, tinkerers, and hobbyists.

There will be a lot of villages for this years’ conference. This includes:

  • Lockpick Village – A hands-on experience where the participant will learn how to exploit physical security gaps in locks.
  • Hall of Doors – Is where participants can attempt to defeat different locking mechanisms and devices that are attached to full-size doors.
  • Purple Team Village – Understand attack techniques and perspectives from both red and blue team perspectives.
  • Password Cracking Village – Is where participants can explore the fundamentals of Hashcat and MDXFind.
  • Speed Mentoring – Introduce mentors and mentees by rotating groups of potential mentees with mentors.
  • Wireless Village – Have a chance to interact with and decode proprietary wireless communication protocols that may be sent in the air all around you.
  • Hardware Village – A hands-on learning opportunity for using Logic Analysis, JTAgulators, and Shikra Devices to examine and test hardware.
  • OS Village – A self-guide set of work for infosec professionals of all skill levels.

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