Media Alert: Security Innovation & RSA Security a Women in Security & Technology Hackathon Event

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During National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) Security Innovation and RSA are sponsoring a complimentary event will provide women with the opportunity to grow their security knowledge via a fun and interactive “find the vulnerabilities” game.

What:
Security Innovation and RSA are proud to present a night of networking, food, drinks and fun for women in technology and cybersecurity. This free event will provide women with the opportunity to grow their security knowledge via a fun and interactive “find the vulnerabilities” game. Participants will take the reins in an expert-guided training session leveraging cheat sheets, attack tables, min-labs, and breakout sessions to learn how hackers break into websites using common vulnerabilities, insecure practices (like weak passwords) and more!

In addition to the Hackathon training, there will also be keynote presentations by: Janet Levesque,CISO of RSA Security and Deidre Diamond, Founder and CEO of CyberSN. 

To learn more, please visit: https://web.securityinnovation.com/event/women-in-security-hackathon-rsa-2016.

Who:
Since 2002, Security Innovation has been a trusted partner to organizations that want to understand where their applications are vulnerable and rollout a secure and repeatable software development lifecycle (SDLC). Security Innovation helps organizations protect sensitive data in the most challenging environments - IoT, web applications, mobile devices and in the cloud.

RSA, The Security Division of EMC, is the premier provider of security, risk, and compliance- management solutions for business acceleration. RSA helps the world's leading organizations succeed by solving their most complex and sensitive security challenges. These challenges include managing organizational risk, safeguarding mobile access and collaboration, proving compliance, and securing virtual and cloud environments.

Why:
The CMD+CTRL Hackathon from Security Innovation is an interactive learning events where development, IT and general staff come together to put their security skills to the test and gain an appreciation for protecting the enterprise. Players learn offensive and defensive tactics in real-world environment where they compete to find vulnerabilities in web applications and defend IT infrastructure. Where needed, teams are provided quick start guides to assist in their efforts.

Who Should Attend:
This event is open to participants at all levels, from those simply curious about a career in IT security to seasoned professionals looking to expand their technical skills. 

When:
October 18, 2016 from 4:00pm – 7:00pm

Where:
RSA
174 Middlesex Turnpike
Bedford, MA

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