Hackfest is the largest hacking event in Canada and brings together more than 900 computer security enthusiasts. The event takes place over two days of technical conferences about security and hacking and is preceded by 3 days of training.
Both nights let participants measure their security and hacking skills in a unique CTF (Capture The Flag). The whole evening is accompanied by a lockpicking contest, DJ atmosphere, workshops, evening conferences, live podcast recording and more.https://hackfest.ca
DC11612 is an Australian based DEF CON group started in January 2018. It was formerly known as DC42. Meetups are sponsored by MercuryISS and are usually on the last Thursday bi monthly, with a turn up average of 25 members.
In Australia, around 38,000 people (both children and adults) are reported missing each year and at least 8 million children (doesn’t include adults) worldwide. With a relevance of social media, online accounts and general online presence; the first 8 hours of a missing person can be the most important in accelerating the reunification with their family.
For the next meetup, DC11612 will be partnering with Trace Labs; using OSINT tools and techniques to assist local law enforcement to help locate missing persons.Level https://www.dc011612.com
BSides is an open platform that gives security experts and industry professionals the opportunity to share ideas, insights, and develop longstanding relationships with others in the community. It is a rare opportunity to directly connect and create trusted relationships with key members of the community. This will be the eighth BSides conference held in St. John’s.
St. John’s is located along on the East Coast of Canada, on the northeast of the Avalon Peninsula in southeast Newfoundland. It is the most easterly city in North America.
Part of the value of Trace Labs is not only helping families find their loved ones but also to help information security enthusiasts to practice their open source intelligence skills. These posts categorized as Techniques or Tools such as this one contains tips for performing OSINT. Continue reading “OSINT Techniques – Criminal Record Check”
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