OK Festival 2014 Fringe Event - Cryptoparty

About Cryptoparty

There already is a wide range of tools helping you to protect your privacy online. At a CryptoParty you can learn what's available and how to use it. Or you want to teach others? Then of course you're very much welcome, too.

All CryptoParties follow the guiding principles.


  • Wed, July 16th @ 7 pm
  • Fri, July 18th @ 7 pm


Thoughtworks Werkstatt - Mülhauser Str. 6, HH 1.OG

We have room (and seats) for 30 people. First come, first serve=).

Available Topics

Learning is always an individual process. Hence we will have separate tables for each topic. Just pick the one you're most interested in.

  • email encryption with PGP
  • encrypted IM with XMPP und OTR
  • anonymous surfing Tor
  • privacy enhancing browser plugins

* file and hard-drive encryption with TrueCrypt hard-drive encryption with LUKS

  • password security and managers
  • Tails (safe and anonymous operating system….please bring a thumb drive if interested)


All topics will be offered primarily in English.


  • 7 p.m.: arrive, find a seat and power plug, get wifi, socialize
  • around 7.30 p.m.: short intro and welcome speech, possibly followed by short lectures
  • 8 p.m. (at the latest): hands on part begins


  • Taking photos or filming will not be allowed. Please leave the cameras in your pockets.
  • Smoking is possible in the yard.


Please email us with any questions: cryptoparty@enteig.net.