Security Onion Class

Security Onion is a Linux distro for IDS, NSM, and log management. All in one simple to deploy package. Next Wednesday, 6/25, Roman will walk us through setup and use, and we’ll even fire a few attacks through it to show how attack information is presented. Hope to see everyone there. Class starts at 7:30PM Wednesday

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 +

How to search twitter based on geo location, geocode, or GPS

Here’s a quick four step process to search twitter based on geolocation. Goto http://mygeoposition.com/ enter an address and click calculate geodata. Copy the latitude (x,y) This will be a number such as 38.7687740,-77.1570900 Open twitter and in the search field enter: “geocode:38.7687740,-77.1570900,1km” without quotes. changing 1km for the radius you’d like to search. All of your results will correspond to the coordinates your search is based on.

Laser Fundraiser

NESIT is looking to acquire a laser cutter for our members and workshops. Our primary goal is to raise $8,100 for an Epilog Zing 16. This is a commercial laser cutter equipped with a 30 watt laser and has a cutting area of 16” x 12”. The chassis is all metal and all components are high-end, ensuring a long service life. Our stretch goal is $10,500. This goal would allow NESIT Inc. to procure an upgrade to the Epilog Zing 16, making the 30-watt laser Read More +