Cryptoparty @ TGP15

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by Kaustubh Srikanth on Monday, January 12, 2015

Section
Workshop

Session type
Workshop

Technical level
Beginner

Objective

CryptoParty is a decentralized, global initiative to introduce the most basic cryptography software and the fundamental concepts of their operation to the general public, such as the Tor anonymity network, public key encryption (PGP/GPG), and OTR (Off The Record messaging).

http://www.cryptoparty.in/index

Description

A 2 hour workshop using the guiding principles of the CryptoParty initiative(http://www.cryptoparty.in/guiding_principles) which aims to introduce the most basic cryptography programs and the fundamental concepts of their operation to people.

Some links/resources:

Why is mass surveillance a problem? - https://www.cryptoparty.in/MassSurveillance
Blog series: Why shrugging at the Snowden revelations is a bad idea - https://myshadow.org/blog-series-why-shrugging-snowden-revelations-bad-idea
Tactical Technology Collective - Security-in-a-Box - https://securityinabox.org/
Information Security for Journalists - http://www.tcij.org/resources/handbooks/infosec

Requirements

Bring your computer/phone/tablet.
Be excellent to each other. - https://www.cryptoparty.in/guiding_principles

Speaker bio

Kaustubh Srikanth is a hactivist and a researcher based between Berlin and Bangalore. He currently works as the Head of Technology at Tactical Technology Collective(https://tacticaltech.org). Kaustubh tweets as @houndbee. (https://twitter.com/houndbee)