[tog] Security Talk Series

Martin Mitchell jester.ie at gmail.com
Thu Feb 9 13:04:06 GMT 2012

Finally got the blog post done and the booking forms organised.

Thank all for your encouragement :)


See some of you soon


On 7 February 2012 14:29, Martin Mitchell <jester.ie at gmail.com> wrote:

> We have finally dates set:
> Intro to Security Talk is set for Thursday 16th of February 2012 - 19.30
> - 21:00
> 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.
> Jester
> TOG - Dublin, Ireland
> http://www.tog.ie
> 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!!
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