Bangalore CryptoParty!

by Prasad Krishna last modified Jan 06, 2013 01:47 PM
Care about your privacy and online security? Want to fight against pervasive governmental surveillance and corporate invasions of privacy? The Centre for Internet & Society invites you to the CryptoParty tonight (Friday) at 6.00 p.m. Make sure to bring friends (and your laptop and smart phones)!

Event details

When

Dec 28, 2012
from 10:00 AM to 01:00 PM

Where

The Centre for Internet & Society, Bangalore, No. 194, 2nd 'C' Cross, Domlur, IInd Stage - 560071 (Near Domlur Club and TERI Complex)

Contact Name

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We will discuss, install and use digital security and privacy tools and practices.

Hosts


Thejesh GN
Kaustubh Srikanth
Pranesh Prakash

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)

  • Privacy vs. convenience
  • Importance of Free and Open Source Software and Open Standards
  • Basics of Passwords
    • Choosing secure passwords
      • Dropbox Register Page
    • Storing comes later
    • 2FA - Google Authenticator
  • 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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