Point3 Security Sponsors WomenHackerz WHackzCon 2020
Talks, Capture the Flags, Workshops, Lockpicking Sessions Open to Public.
Baltimore, MD – June 5, 2020
Point3 Security, leaders in advanced training of cybersecurity professionals through gamified challenges, is among sponsors powering WomenHackerz WHackzCon 2020, June 6-7, 2020. The two-day online event includes presentations, Capture the Flag (CTF) competitions, workshops, lockpicking sessions, and fundraising for non-profits, all of which are open to all, and most of which are free of charge*. Schedules and registration information are available at https://www.womenhackerz.com/whackzcon-2020.
Among the more than 40 talks, CTFs and sessions offered are:
The 40+ diverse sessions cover many of the cybersecurity, hacking and personal/social change issues now dominating news cycles, such as: Naked and Unafraid – Securing Private Photos; Attacking Web Applications and Business Logic; Hacking OAuth – Pitfalls and Remedies; and Social Engineering Workshop – Defending Against Human Exploitation and Removing Attack Verticals. The full schedule of WHakerzCon 2020 events can be found at:https://www.womenhackerz.com/schedule.
Chloe Messdaghi, Founder and CEO of WomenHackerz, said: “Now more than ever, equity in the cyber talent pool must increase, and our members are taking it into our own hands to upskill ourselves, and to help elevate our peers and emerging talent.”
Evan Dornbush, Point3 Co-Founder and CEO, said: “WomenHackerz creatively and enthusiastically broadens the skillsets and elevates the thinking of its members and event attendees. We are excited to co-host this event with our co-sponsors, and are proud to support WomenHackerz and its mission to provide non-binary & women hackers from all levels with a vibrant, productive and rewarding global community.”
* nominal fee for participation.
About Point3 Security Inc.
Founded in 2014, Point3 Security, Inc. is a premier information security organization that provides the industry with the training and analytical tools to enhance its workforce. Recognizing the industry’s increasingly complex threats, Point3 Security, Inc. provides game-based challenges that identify and cultivate cybersecurity talent for professional organizations. Point3 Security was recently named one of Inc. 500’s top fastest growing companies. For more information please visit ittakesahuman.com.
WomenHackerz provides guidance, support, workshops, CTFs, job opportunities, networking and much more to all who identify as women or a non-binary individual. WomenHackerz is celebrating their one-year anniversary with their first annual WHackzCon. Learn more at https://www.womenhackerz.com/.
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