[tog] Security Talk Series

Martin Mitchell jester.ie at gmail.com
Tue Feb 7 14:29:49 GMT 2012

We have finally dates set:

Intro to Security Talk is set for Thursday 16th of February 2012 - 19.30 -

Wireless Workshop is set for Saturday 10th of March 2012 - 13.00 - 17:00

More details later today/tomorrow on tog.ie blog with reservation links :-)

Contact me directly if you have other questions.


TOG - Dublin, Ireland

On 31 January 2012 12:53, Martin Mitchell <jester.ie at gmail.com> wrote:

> Thanks to the few people who reminded me of this event over the weekend,
> it is indeed on. I am finalising dates now. Looking like middle of Feb for
> the Intro for Security, and hopefully the 2nd weekend in March for the
> Wireless hacking. Dates will be finalised this week.
> Remember to spread the word about this. The more people at this event the
> more fun it will be for everyone.
> More suggestions for talks always welcome :)
> Jester
> On 11 January 2012 13:27, Martin Mitchell <jester.ie at gmail.com> wrote:
>> So as part of my New Years Resolution I am going to start a series of
>> talks on the topic of IT security. The aim for these talks is to inspire
>> people to get involved in IT Security and maybe answer some questions that
>> people may currently have not answered.
>> The most asked question I get asked is "how to i get into computer
>> security?" and sadly I have to answer with another question, "what area are
>> you interested in?". I see alot of people trying to have their fingers in
>> many pies and struggle. IT Security and Ethical Hacking is starting to be
>> seen in the media as a sexy and interesting area to be in with headlines
>> and TV show's showing how "you don't hack a bank across state lines from
>> your house, you'll get nailed by the FBI"**. What it doesn't show is the
>> time to takes to get to that stage, the days/weeks of sleepless nights
>> while trying to juggle your job and social life with a real life puzzle
>> waiting to be solved, that may even lead to no where. Even if it is your
>> job, the sleepless nights are still there, believe me!
>> Firstly I will start with a nice introduction to IT Security and Ethical
>> hacking, and then I will do a weekend or two later workshop on a topic that
>> really got me bitten by the hacking bug, Wirelss Networks. Depending on
>> feedback, and turn out I will continue on different topics as long as I
>> have stuff to present and an audience to talk to. I will also organise
>> guest speakers on topic that I feel I cannot cover myself in enough depth.
>> These talks are aimed for all audiences, from college students looking for
>> ideas on what courses/projects to choose, someone who is looking for a
>> career change, or just someone who has read all this stuff in the news and
>> would like to see what it is really about.
>> Please let me know directly (don't spam the public list) if you are
>> interested. I hope to give my Intro presentation in the middle of Febuary,
>> then the wireless workshop a week or two later.
>> And of course any other questions, let me know.
>> Jester
>> ** Name the quote for extra points (not pints ;) ). No
>> google/other-search-engine!!
>> TOG
>> Dublin Hackerspace
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>> Events: http://www.tog.ie/events/
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