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BsidesCT Registration is open!

BSides Connecticut is an exciting day long information security conference hosted at Quinnipiac University’s beautiful York Hill campus. The campus sits adjacent to the picturesque peaks of Sleeping Giant Mountain in Hamden, Connecticut, which is just 90 minutes from New York City, two hours from Boston, and just eight miles north of New Haven. With this ideal venue for collaborative presentations, sharing of information and ideas, BSides Connecticut will help establish a much-needed link between information security professionals and the Connecticut technology community. Date:       Saturday, June 14th, 2014 Read More +

HP Design Jet 5000 Plotter with Windows 8 – Peace at last

Within the last couple of months, a local business donated a HP Design Jet 5000 Plotter. Colorful and large, the printer is the perfect item for creating workspace signs for the Electronics, Woodshop and Data Center. The only problem was printing from Windows 8. Luckily, after hours trying to figure out work-arounds, I found a solution that worked with my Windows 8 machine. Here’s the link: http://h20566.www2.hp.com/portal/site/hpsc/public/psi/swdHome/?sp4ts.oid=82223&ac.admitted=1390438182126.876444892.199480143 Although the driver says for HP Design Jet 5500, it works just fine with the HP Design Jet Read More +

WIFI Cracking 101

When: Saturday 2/2/2012 2pm UPDATED TIME AND DATE Where: 290 Pratt ST Meriden, CT (Second Floor – enter via the east entrance/loading docks and follows signs) What: WIFI Cracking class (see below) Description: As part of our on-going Whitehat Wednesdays we will be teaching a beginner’s class about wireless penetration testing. Part 1: We’ll be exploring multiple ways and techniques to both penetrate, spoof, and own wireless networks from both the AP side and the client side. Using open source tools like Wifite, Reaver, aircrack, Read More +

Thanks to ForeSite

We wanted to take a moment and thank our generous sponsor ForSite  for there support of Security Bsides Connecticut. ForSite has been providing solutions for technology problems since 1997 through the IT division which provides everything from help desk, to network maintenance, projects and technology planning, and the Development division which focuses on designing and developing effective custom websites and applications.  ForSite strives to be a true technology partner to their clients, whether they are acting as their full IT Department or as a valuable Read More +