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-=====The 2nd Annual HacDC CryptoParty ​is Nov 16=====+**CryptoParty ​in DC at Shaw Library, Monday October 22, 2018 6PM - 9PM.**
  
-====Who==== +--
-  * Organized by a team of dedicated folks at HacDC  +
-  * Anyone who wants to learn how to protect their data and their privacy +
-  * YOU? Please volunteer to help with the event here by emailing cryptoparty [AT] hacdc [DOT] org or by [[https://​groups.google.com/​a/​hacdc.org/​forum/#​!forum/​cryptoparty-list|subscribing to the event list]].  +
-====What==== +
-The HacDC CryptoParty will cover topics aimed at helping you keep your data safe by learning how to use basic cryptography tools to protect the content of your data and — of particular interest because of recent revelations— to thwart common forms of surveillance.+
  
-Like many of usyour life is probably pretty normal and of course you have nothing to hide. You may even think that allowing the government to read citizens’ email is the price we all have to pay for security.+**CryptoParty NYC in ASU in DCSaturday February 25th, 2017 3PM - 7PM.**
  
-But what if increased surveillance actually doesn’t keep us safer? What if the mere specter ​of surveillance ​suppresses your free expression? And what if you do have [[http://​www.theguardian.com/​technology/​blog/​2013/​jun/​14/​nsa-prism |something that you want to keep private]] — for instance your sexual orientationhealth statuspolitical views, or that you’ve decided to stop practicing ​your religion?+CryptoParty NYC is joining forces with local privacy advocates in Washington to showcase a series ​of informative presentations on privacy, ​surveillance ​and some hands-on training with digital privacy and encryption ​technology ​such as SignalTorand more. Stop by between 3PM (after brunch!) and 7PM (before dinner) and get your cybersecuirty questions answered by variety of security practitioners and others
  
-   ​Freedom of expression is the matrix, the indispensable condition,​ +Details and RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.com/​e/​cryptoparty-nyc-goes-to-washington-tickets-32238130115
-   of nearly every other form of freedom—Justice Benjamin NCardozo+
  
-Like free speech and protection from unreasonable search and seizure, privacy is essential to civic engagement and a vibrant democracy. [[http://​www.theatlantic.com/​technology/​archive/​2013/​02/​why-does-privacy-matter-one-scholars-answer/​273521/​ |Privacy creates a safe, judgement-free space]] where people can play with new ideas and identities, think critically, and develop themselves. Privacy allows us to discover what type of society we want — and how we might engage with others to make that a reality.+--
  
-A CryptoParty is a fun way to learn how to protect your privacy by securing your Data in Use (your computer as you work)your [[http://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Data_at_Rest |Data at Rest]] (your stored digital data), and your Data in Motion (your digital communications). We’ll cover the basics starting at 4pm, and will move on to more in depth topics later in the eveningThe format will be hands-on and participatory,​ using an [[http://en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Unconference ​|unconference format]]. +**HacDC Cryptoparty,​ Saturday January 282017 10:30am-4pm.** 
-====Where==== +[[http://www.hacdc.org|www.hacdc.org]]
-(16th St entrance) HacDC, 1525 Newton St NW, Washington DC 20010 +
-[[http://www.openstreetmap.org/?​node=426993011#​map=19/​38.93361/​-77.03633|OpenStreetMap-Link]]+
  
-====When==== +__Morning Session:__ 
-10pm on 16th November 2013+It's 2017 and cybersecurity affects our society daily. Come by HacDC for a layperson'​s introduction to cybersecurity and gain some insight to the problems and solutions behind recent headline-grabbing hacks. ​
  
 +We will introduce concepts and terminology of computer security, common scams, how to improve your security, how encryption works and how it's already helping to keep you safe on the web. We'll also introduce applications for secure private messaging and anonymous web browsing. ​
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 +We'll describe phishing and spear-phishing scams, malicious websites and software, software flaws like buffer overflows, SQL injections, man-in-the-middle attacks and DNS poisoning, mitigation techniques and corporate bounty programs. We'll introduce hashing, encryption, digital signatures, certificate authorities,​ domain names and DNS security. We'll explain end-to-end email encryption with PGP, encrypted messaging using the Signal messaging app and anonymous web browsing using Tor. 
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 +RSVP: https://​www.meetup.com/​hac-dc/​events/​236764502/​
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 +__Afternoon Session:__
 +After the morning'​s introduction to cybersecurity,​ join us for an afternoon of presentations and discussions on online privacy, security, US policy, law and other topics. We'll host speakers from Open Technology Fund (Radio Free Asia), Open Technology Institute (New America Foundation),​ the Mozilla Foundation and more. Stay tuned for updates.
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 +RSVP: https://​www.meetup.com/​hac-dc/​events/​236764771/​
  
-====How==== 
-  * https://​www.cryptoparty.in/​guiding_principles 
-  * https://​www.cryptoparty.in/​organize/​howto 
-  * Subscribe to [[https://​groups.google.com/​a/​hacdc.org/​forum/#​!forum/​cryptoparty-list |HacDC’s CryptoParty list]] for more interactive info and updates. 
-  * Want to volunteer? We need folks to help out with running the event. 
-  * Questions? Write cryptoparty [AT] hacdc [DOT] org.  
-  * [[http://​www.hacdc.org/​2013/​10/​cryptoparty-hacdc-november-2013/​|Check out the event webpage for agenda and links to resources]] 
  
-====Link Dump==== 
-  * http://​www.hacdc.org/​2013/​10/​cryptoparty-hacdc-november-2013/​ 
-  * https://​groups.google.com/​a/​hacdc.org/​forum/#​!forum/​cryptoparty-list 
-  * http://​www.openstreetmap.org/?​node=426993011#​map=19/​38.93361/​-77.03633