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Oakland Cryptoparty

Alice and Bob

Sunday, October 14, 2012 from 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM (PDT)

Oakland Cryptoparty

Ticket Information

Type Remaining End Quantity
Intoductory Cryptography and Online Privacy 5 Tickets Ended Free  
Advanced Cryptography (bring a laptop) Sold Out Ended Free  
Remote Attendee (watch online) 79 Tickets Ended Free  

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Event Details

Enhance your safety and privacy on the web by protecting your online communication with cryptography!
Learn about recent events and changes in legislation that make cryptography and personal information security an increasingly important topic.
We'll introduce you to the basics of secure communication, and cover several tools that allow you to use cryptography in daily life (via email, IM, and more)!

Those who are already familiar with cryptography basics are welcome to bring a laptop and participate in our Advanced track.

Can't attend in person? @PunkBoyInSF will be streaming the beginner track.

Live video available here: bit.ly/CryptoPartyOakland

Presentation Notes, Slides, and Video recordings of the event are available on the CryptoParty wiki.

Event Schedule (subject to change):
  • Doors open
  • Welcome to Oakland Cryptoparty - Intro / What we're here for
3:10pm - 
  • aestetix (sudoroom) - A beginners guide to cryptography: Codes vs Ciphers, Classical vs Modern Crypto, symmetric, asymmetric, RSA, DES, and more. (Downstairs) (30min)
  • ryanj (sudoroom) - What do you want from a cryptoparty? Planning session and feedback for future events (Upstairs) (30min)
4:00pm -
  • Micah Lee (EFF) - An Introduction to Public Key Crypto, the Web ofTrust, and Certificate Authorities: Start encrypting IMs, emails, and text messages today (Downstairs) (45min)
  • Garret Robinson - Building systems using open source cryptographic primitives: using Tor, GPG, and Bitcoin (Upstairs) (45min?)
5:30pm - 
  • leif - introduction to Tor (Downstairs) (40min)
  • legind - OTR (Upstairs) (40min)
6:00pm - 
  • Mark Burdett - textsecure, gibberbot (downstairs) (30min)
  • CooperQ - Full Disk Encryption / alternate: mrdomino - Threshold Encryption with Shamir's Secret Sharing (Upstairs) (30min)
6:20pm - 
  • Wrap up - upcoming events and closing announcements
6:40pm - PARTY!
Contact us if you are interested in presenting on a related topic.
More information is available at cryptoparty.org

Legal disclaimer: This event is for informational purposes only and does not constitute legal advice. Our aim is to provide general information regarding digital rights, privacy, and the legal and technical issues related to communication security.  Different factual situations and legal jurisdictions will result in different answers to a number of questions. Therefore, please do not act on our information alone; if you have any specific legal problems, issues, or questions, seek a complete review of your situation with a lawyer licensed to practice in your jurisdiction.
Have questions about Oakland Cryptoparty? Contact Alice and Bob

When & Where

268 14th St.
Oakland, CA 94612

Sunday, October 14, 2012 from 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM (PDT)

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Thanks to Techliminal, Sudoroom, Noisebridge, and the EFF for supporting this event!

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Oakland Cryptoparty
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