Category Archives: Events

4 Year Anniversary Party

Join us @ NESIT to celebrate our 4th year of operation! We will be having food,drinks, games, a raffle and small demos. Later in the evening we will be holding our monthly LAN Party. Saturday, April 19th 2pm-2am Free and open to the public. Come by and check us out!

NESIT Hackerspace has doubled in size

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact Information: NESIT Inc. Address: 290 Pratt ST, Meriden CT 06450 Contact Name: William Reyor Phone: (203) 514-2257 E-mail: [email protected] Facebook Page:https://www.facebook.com/thehackerspace Website: http://www.nesit.org NESIT Hackerspace has doubled in size NESIT Inc., a § 501(c)(3) charitable organization that serves as an educational and innovative hub to the residents of central Connecticut, will officially relocate to its new space on August 3, 2013. NESIT’s new 4,000-square-foot-facility includes some important new features: A massive data center. 454 Life Sciences, a Roche Company, has donated Read More +

Ethical Hacking – Session 2 – Active Reconnaissance

Time: Monday 6/11/2013 7:30PM Location: NESIT @ 290 Pratt ST, 2nd Floor For session 2 we’ll be covering the following. - Describing foot printing and active reconnaissance. – Check for live systems – Check open ports – Banner Grab – Prepare proxies / anonymizer – Prepare vulns – Draw network diagram - War Dialing - The TCP/IP handshake process - Wireshark - Passive WiFi Listening - Using NMAP to scan network resources (Most time spent here) - Using HPING3 to walk a firewall rule set - Read More +

NESIT Build Party #1

Help us build NESIT 2.0! Join us this evening as we continue construction on NESIT 2.0 our new 4,200 SQ Ft facilities. The new facilities will host: - 400 SQFT dedicated electronics bench/area - 400 SQFT dedicated robotics and 3D printer bench/area - 400 SQFT dedicated area for crafts - 800 SQFT classroom & collaboaration area - A 4 Rack 75 Server Data-center (provided by 454 Life Sciences Roche) - A fully functional kitchen - 1600 SQFT Wood and Metal shop with - 400 SQFT area Read More +

Follow up – Session 1 – Ethical Hacking

Thanks to everyone that was able to make it, I hope you found the class interesting, educating, and entertaining. One thing for the future be sure to have backtrack/kali setup ahead of time – anticipate this will take a good hour. For virtual box see instructions here: http://raidersec.blogspot.com/2013/03/installing-kali-linux-in-virtualbox.html For Parallels desktop be sure to choose linux type debian and disable the “Show battery” option to avoid the crashes that Nick saw last night http://redrise.wordpress.com/2013/04/02/installing-kali-in-parallels-desktop-7/ Or lastly just make a USB bootable distribution, and plug into Read More +