[Techtalk] DefCon (was: Security Course)

coldfire rolick571 at duq.edu
Sat Jan 12 17:36:51 EST 2002

> > has linuxchix ever organized anything for defcon?  i've been there a few
> > times now and never heard any mention of linuxchix ... i bet the community
> > would dig that :P
> That's why we're doing it!  There was a thread a short time about how there
> weren't many female speakers, which morphed into how the press still thinks
> that females at con are akin to a circus sideshow act.  I mentioned that
> last year, a small group of girls got together over lunch for a talk on the
> basics of networking.  Raven and I communicated a bit about it off list, and
> finally decided that we could give a talk in the newbie track, and use it to
> plug a social event, plus give a springboard for discussion at our social.
> It should be fun!

i'd love to help out .. i have a particularly strong background in tcp/ip
and networking ... so let me know what i could contribute and i'll get on
it :)


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