January 27 2020

Hi everyone!

I am pleased to announce our first workshop day of the semester will be held on Saturday, February 8! I can’t stress how thankful I am to the workshop hosts for donating their time and expertise. You are awesome!

Based on your feedback, there will be two tracks:
– Beginner Track (meant for students in 1st/2nd year)
– Advanced Track (meant for students in 3rd/4th year)

You may participate in any track regardless of your year though we strongly recommend you follow your assigned track. Both workshops run on the same day and start at same time.Please read the workshop requirements for a better sense of where you stand.

Tickets will be sold (free) on eventbrite!
Lunch will not be provided, however, there will a 1-hour break at 12:00PM for you to get food.

Beginner Track:

Keifer Wiseman: The Crypto Behind Cryptocurrency
Workshop Date: Saturday, February 8, 2020, 9:00AM – 12:00PM, in S302 (TRA)

Outline:
Cryptocurrency, the magical internet money that your one friend got rich from, and always seems to be either shooting to the moon or crashing into hell. From “Bitcoin mining” to digital signatures, cryptocurrency is powered by the same cryptographic techniques that allow you to browse the web securely. In this workshop you’ll learn about the cryptographic concepts that make cryptocurrencies work, with fun activities, like writing a crypto-miner!

You can find the software/hardware requirements, prerequisites and tickets on eventbrite!

Eventbrite: https://issessions-beginnertrack.eventbrite.ca
Password: FortuneAndGloryKid!

Advanced Track:

Lee Kagan: Building Command & Control Servers (C2s)
Environment Setup Drop-in (optional): Friday, February 7, 2020, 7:00PM – 9:00PM in J102 (TRA)
Workshop Date: Saturday, February 8, 2020, 9:00AM – 5:00PM in J102 (TRA)

Outline:
This workshop will teach students the fundamentals and more for designing highly effective command and control systems. Starting from basic concepts to advanced and complex implementations, designing C2s in a safe and secure, opsec-minded manner will drastically enhance your ability to understand the how-to’s for your next engagement and quickly spin up infrastructure. This workshop includes hands-on labs every step of the way. Lee plans on offering this workshop as a paid training in the future, however he has graciously chosen to offer this workshop for FREE to Sheridan students.

You can find the software/hardware requirements, prerequisites and tickets on eventbrite!

Pre-Workshop Setup Instructions: http://bit.ly/issessions_advtrack_setup
Eventbrite: https://issessions_advtrack.eventbrite.ca
Password: DontCallMeJunior!

We hope to see you there!
Please feel free to reach out if you have any questions.

-ISSessions

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