Bangalore

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Summary

WHAT?

   We're going to discuss, install and use digital security and privacy tools and practices.

WHEN?

   Friday, December 28, 2012 from 18:00 to 21:00.
   

WHERE?

   Centre for Internet and Society
   Postal Address:
   194, 2-C Cross,
   Domlur Stage II
   (Near TERI, and the Domlur Club)
   Bangalore - 560071.
   Google Map link

HOSTS?

   Thejesh GN
   Kaustubh Srikanth
   Pranesh Prakash

BRING?

  Laptops and smartphones

Details

We will provide

  • Food and drinks: Snacks - Samosas + Kachoris + Biscuits + Tea + Soft Drinks
  • Software: Security-in-a-box toolkits + Ubuntu Live USBs + software + internet connection
  • Expertise: Kaustubh Srikanth + Thejesh GN + Pranesh Prakash

You need to bring

  • Your own laptop (highly recommended)
  • Desire to learn about secure and private communications and storage (mandatory! :D)
  • Expertise, to share with others (if possible)

Intro

(20 mins, by Pranesh)

  • Privacy vs. convenience [being the main threat, more so than privacy vs. security]
  • Importance of Free and Open Source Software and Open Standards in ensuring privacy and security
  • Basics of Passwords
    • Choosing secure passwords
      • [Dropbox Register Page][1]
    • Storing comes later
    • 2FA - Google Authenticator [based on OATH][2]
  • Securing online identities

Show and tell

Browsing (45 mins)

(5 mins)

  • Firefox (multiple platforms) / offline

(15 mins):

  • AdBlockPlus
  • RequestPolicy
  • HTTPSEverywhere
  • Ghostery / DoNotTrackMe
  • Noscript

(5 mins)

  • Anti-Google Surveillance
    • DuckDuckGo
    • GoogleSharing

(10 mins)

  • Password management
    • Keepass + Password Safe
    • Cloud Services
      • LastPass
      • Keepass + Dropbox

Email + IM (1 hour)

(10 mins)

  • Thunderbird (multiple platforms) / available offline
    • Enigmail

(30 mins)

  • GPG4Win + GPGTools / offline
  • Seahorse (on Ubuntu Fresh Install)
  • Enigmail + Key Management (Kaustubh)
  • Key-signing party!

(15 mins)

  • Instant Messaging with OTR
    • Pidgin + Adium / offline
    • OTR / offline

Tell (27 mins)

(5 mins)

  • Tor (Pranesh)

(5 mins)

  • VPNs and SSH tunnel
    • RiseUp (Kaustubh)
    • SSH tunneling using AWS / RackSpace (Thej)

(12 mins)

  • Mobiles
    • APG + K9 (Pranesh)
    • WhisperCore (Kaustubh mentions)
    • Text Secure (Thej)
    • Gibbberbot (Pranesh)

(3 mins)

  • Full-disk encryption
    • Ubuntu (Pranesh demoes quickly)
    • BitLocker
    • TrueCrypt

(2 mins)

  • Virtual machines
    • VirtualBox (Kaustubh demoes quickly)
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