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Date & Time

June 16, 2017

7:00 PM - 10:00 PM - 1-855-MAKERBAR

MakerBar (38 Jackson St, Hoboken, NJ 07030)

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 Scheduel of Meeting

7:00 PM EST - 10:00 PM EST

7:00pm - 7:40pm
Meet & Greet & GPG Key-Signing Party
7:40pm - 8:00pm 
OWASP Anti-Ransomware  Guide - Christopher Frenz & Christian Diaz
8:00pm - 8:15pm 
LINKNYC: Linking Hoboken to the Hacker Mesh Network - NYCMesh
8:15pm - 9:50pm
Working on Projects & Setting Up NYC Mesh Router
9:50pm - 10:00pm
Closing Official Meet-Up

News & Updates


Maker Camp: Make Magazine

DEFCON 201 and MakerBar are joining forces to set up a MakerCamp in Hoboken NJ. MakerCamp is a FREE
Summer Camp program for kids with cool hands on STEM projects every week and free virtual tours of amazing
tech organizations from June to August. We NEED volunteers to help out with watching and teaching the kids. If
you are interested please email us at info [at] defcon201 [dot] org!

SECON - Social Engineering Convention - Jersey City University May 25th!

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IGDA NJ Meeting - "7 Lessons I Learned Making VR Games" - May 25th!

International Game Developers Association
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Who Are We?
The DEFCON 201 (or DC201) Group is a gathering point for folks interested in the
alternate applications of modern technology, referred to properly as 'hacking'.

Our mission is to help you learn new things, meet new people, mentor others in areas you may be strong in,
and provide some cohesion within the hacker culture and it's members in the general New Jersey area.

Do I have to be a "Hacker" to Attend?
Our DC201 SIG(Special Interest Group) meetings are designed to attract not only hackers but members of various
technology communities and people who want to learn more about Hacking but do not consider themselves hackers.
The purpose here is to interact with people who may have different backgrounds but share the same passion for technology.

Do I Have To Be 1337 to Attend?
The DEFCON 201 SIG meetings are open to anyone, regardless of their skill, age, job, gender, etc.

What are the Rules during DEFCON 201 Meetings?
"Don't Be A Jerk"
"Be open to learning new skills or perfecting/teaching old ones"
"Be willing to either start a project or help someone with their own."

What Separates DC201 From Other Tech Meet Ups?
DEFCON 201 lives in harmony with other hacker, maker and tech organizations in the New Jersey/New York Tri-State Area.
In fact, two of our founders are long time regulars at the NYC 2600 group. We welcome those from said groups to check
us out as our goals is to be an active, hands-on project-building group whose members bring in idea
that we help create them into reality.
What Does DC201 Quantifies as a "Project"?
A Project is anything that uses a constructive (or destructive) skill to build something over time.
This can be something in physical meat space such as circuit building, radio frequencies, clothing creation,
robotics and physical locks to virtual/conceptual pieces such as computer programming,
NetOps, InfoSec, virtualization, Red/Blue Team Drills, Data Mining and more.

In short, as long as you have an idea that you want to create into a realistic tangible result,
please bring it and our members will try to bring it to fruition with the tools and resources
of the fine folks at MakerBar!

Can I attend if I only want to meet people?
We understand if people feel overwhelmed by the idea of working on projects. If you want to show up to socialize,
you are more than welcome to but to get the full experience of our group you can use your social skills to help out with
projects and DC201. NEVER think that you are useless, everyone has a skill in something and if you want to learn new ones, we are more than happy to teach you. We are also looking into pure social gatherings in the near future and host short talks on various STEM subjects.

What Date and Time is DEFCON 201?
DC201 is located at the amazing MakerBar in Hoboken, New Jersey. We always meet during the
third weekend of every month. Dates change depending on the organizers job schedule
so please check our websites, social media and MakerBar for the exact day.

We always constantly meet from 7pm to 10pm, though depending on the situation it may go past 10pm.
DEFCON 201 also supports other tech events in the NY-NJ area and if you are from other parts of New Jersey,
USA or the world you are more than welcome to attend.

Social Media

Email: info [at] defcon201 [dot] org


Cool People

DefconGroups.org   NYC2600.net  Bitcoin & Litecoin Pizzaria!  NYC Privacy Board  NYCMesh.net

Electrionic Frontier FoundationOpen Source Initiative  Jersey City Public Library  Child's Play Charity  Aether Game Cafe
The Open Organization of Lockpickers
MakerSPACE at Newark Museum
JC Fab Lab
Hypatia Software Foundation

Black Girls Code NYC
Hackers For Charity

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