InfoSec Conference Summary
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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.