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Saturday, May 10 • 10:00am - 11:00am
Paul Drapeau: Capture The Flag (CTF) 101 - (1)

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If you have ever thought about trying your hand at a Capture the Flag game at a con or online but didn't know where to start, now is your chance. We will look at some of the reasons to play or run these games, some of the basic tools and skills involved, various types of games and how to get involved. This introduction is intended for absolute beginners to CTFs and will be hands on with some walk through exercises on challenges. Bring a laptop! We will also be demoing and walking you through challenges used in this years BSides Boston CTF throughout the day on Saturday in the CTF room so feel free to stop by.

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Paul Drapeau

Principal Security Researcher, Confer Technologies Inc.
Paul Drapeau (@pdogg77) is currently the Principal Security Researcher for Confer Technologies Inc. Prior to joining Confer Paul was the Principal IT Security Engineer for a Boston area pharmaceutical company for over 13 years. He has helped organize the 2013 and 2014 BSides Boston CTF, as well as the 2013 SOURCE Boston CTF events. Paul wishes he had more spare time to capture more flags... :)

Saturday May 10, 2014 10:00am - 11:00am
CTF Room 1 Memorial Dr #1, Cambridge, MA 02142

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