July Dallas Web Security Group Meeting – Passwords and Privacy

Dallas Web Security Group Tuesday, July 9th, 2013

6:30 to 7:00 Pizza
7:00 Main Meeting

TOPIC 1: correcthorsebatterystaple: hacking passwords by example
Speaker: Dustin Talk (LinkedIn)

Abstract: What makes a good password? We imagine our passwords our strong (hopefully yours are), but are they really? Well imagine no more, we will take a look at password strength by going through the excersize of cracking them. We use some of the traditional technique such as rainbow tables but also how the world of GPU based cracking has opened up new doors.

TOPIC 2: Securing Your Privacy
Speaker: Josh Hamit (LinkedIn)

Abstract: How can I protect my privacy in light of Edward Snowden’s leaks? Does it even matter? We’ll investigate these questions and discuss how to develop and implement a strategy to exercise your right to privacy.


The Colonnade
15301 Dallas Parkway,
Conference Center
Addison, TX 75001

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