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Friday, March 13 • 3:00pm - 3:50pm
Security is Not a Game, the Game

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Games that reproduce information security environments can often go beyond abstract cyberpunk/hacker veneers to teach actual skills related to information security. This will be a journey from "hacking" video games to solving capture-the-flag puzzles online and preparing for live games.

This is a talk intended for new practitioners and people who want to get started in security and are looking for safe, fun ways to do so.

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Rachel Rawlings

Rachel Rawlings is a Linux system administrator for Penn Medicine. Though not a "security pro," she's a big fan of red team games and hopes to become as good at using lockpicks as crochet hooks.  Rachel has written about IT-related entertainment for womensvoicesforchange.org; and spoken at the Philadelphia Linux User Group, Central Pennsylvania Open Source Conference, IcingaCamp, and FOSSCON. Her twitter handle is @linuxandyarn... Read More →