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Welcome to BSidesLV 2016, our 8th annual BSides in beautiful Las Vegas, Nevada!
Wednesday, August 3 • 14:00 - 18:00
Hands-on Cryptography with Python FULL

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Learn essential concepts of cryptography as it is used on the modern Internet, including hashing, symmetric encryption, and asymmetric encryption. Then perform hands-on projects calculating hashes and encrypting secrets with RSA and AES, and compete to solve challenges including cracking Windows and Linux password hashes, short and poorly-chosen RSA public keys, and poorly-chosen AES keys.  We will also cover Blockchains, the technology behind Bitcoin.

No previous programming experience required. Students need to bring a computer that can run Python; any version of Mac, Windows, or Linux will be fine. I will have a few loaner computers for students who don't have a usable computer.

All materials, projects, and challenges are freely available at https://samsclass.info/124/Defcon-BSidesLV-2016-crypto.shtml

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Sam Bowne

Instructor, CCSF
Sam Bowne has been teaching computer networking and security classes at CCSF since 2000. He has given talks and hands-on trainings at DEF CON, DEF CON China, HOPE, BSidesSF, BSidesLV, RSA, and many conferences and colleges. Formal education: B.S. and Ph.D. in Physics Industry credentials... Read More →

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