CryptoParty Oakland aims to educate the public on how to better manage their privacy online, and discuss reasons for using cryptography. We'll demonstrate several tools and best practices, and raise awareness regarding digital rights.
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Announcements and Upcoming Events
Oakland's first CryptoParty event was hosted at Tech Liminal on Sunday, October 14th, 2012.
||Introductory Level (Downstairs)
||Advanced Sessions (Upstairs)
||Welcome to Oakland Cryptoparty - Intro / What we're here for
||A beginners guide to cryptography: Codes vs Ciphers, Classical vs Modern Crypto, symmetric, asymmetric, RSA, DES, and more.(aestetix) [Video] [slides]
||What do you want from a cryptoparty? Planning session and feedback for future events (ryanj)
||An Introduction to Public Key Crypto, the Web ofTrust, and Certificate Authorities: Start encrypting IMs, emails, and text messages today (Micah Lee) [Video (starts at 50m) part2] [slides]
||open discussion regarding pros and cons of available tools, develop a list of recommendations for beginners (aestetix, ryanj)
||INTERMISSION / Announcements & Pizza
||Introduction to Tor (wiretapped) [Video]
||OTR Encryption (legind) [slides]
||textsecure, gibberbot (Mark Burdett) [Video (starts at 35mins)]
||Full Disk Encryption (Cooper)
||Building systems using open source cryptographic primitives: using Tor, GPG, and Bitcoin (Garrett Robinson) [Combined session] [Video] Slides
Live video was made available by @PunkBoyinSF.