• Anti-OSINT

    Join Emilie, Future Ada's Privacy and Security Ambassador, for a workshop which will help attendees better understand how to remove data found during the previous OSINT workshop focusing on neighborhood-level data. The workshop will cover privacy and security concepts, including data removal tips. Attendees can expect to learn the following topics: Data removal planning, Setting up a custom email domain, Resources for requesting the removal of data from people search engines, realtor websites and more, and Resources for requesting the removal of public records such as property, voter registration and court records.

  • Neighborhood OSINT

    What kind of information can be gained when looking at neighborhoods? Starting with an address, what else can you find? The workshop covers the use of Open Source INTelligence (OSINT) gathering techniques, as well as the results of security research conducted by the host. Attendees can expect to learn the following topics: Finding property owners and tenants based on an address, Obtaining data from social media and maps to piece together a target's profile, Obtaining data from people search engines and realty websites to piece together a target's profile, and Navigating relevant local, state and federal public records.

  • Online Abuse: Mitigation & Survival

    Part of our Privacy & Security Workshop series. The Internet is a wonderful place where we can access almost any information in a moment’s notice. Many of us use it to stay in touch with colleagues, friends and loved ones around the world. Unfortunately, the opposite is often true: certain offenders will use it to stay in touch with victims via harassment, cyber stalking and leaking revenge porn. We hope you never find yourself the target of any of this traumatizing behavior. But we want to be sure you know what to do to protect yourself ahead of time and know what to do if you ever find yourself in this position. Many women and minorities may find they are at a higher risk for this.

  • Privacy & Security Workshop

    Part of our Privacy & Security Workshop series. we cover an introduction to privacy and security which will have you covered on all the basics. From privacy and security concepts to common risk vectors, we have many examples straight from an ethical hacker’s playbook. Participants are welcome to follow along with some exercises and some take-home assignments.

  • Vehicle-Based Surveillance

    Part of our Privacy and Security Workshop series. If you’ve ever wondered how to look for GPS tracking devices on a vehicle, or would like to learn more about the type of information which could be gathered from one, this workshop is for you. This workshop will explore different techniques used by malicious actors to obtain vehicle-related information. This includes: - Tracking of a vehicle with a GPS device - Using apps and services such as OnStar to track vehicles - Discovering publicly-available information related to vehicles Each of the offensive techniques demonstrated will be accompanied by counter-measures to help attendees better understand the steps they can take to defend themselves against these types of attacks.