March 15, 2012

      NEOISF Meeting Wednesday March 21, 2012

—< Wednesday March 21, 2012
—< 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
—< Pizza and social start 6:00 PM
—< Location: Park Center Plaza #1, 6100 Oak Tree Blvd, off Rockside Road, Independence, Ohio
—< Open to everyone and free as always

The Northeast Ohio Information Security Forum will hold our monthly meeting at the above date and time. It will be held in the lower level of the Park Center Plaza #1 building (in the large room on lower level) off of Rockside Road in Independence. I’ve included links to maps and directions in this email.


Cracking Passwords with Rainbow Tables by David Lauer

A quick demo of how easy it is to configure a flash drive to crack
passwords. When I say fast I mean fast. No death by PowerPoint here.
Just a quick intro to the concepts and on to the demo!

OSM (Awesome) Botnet Communications by Stephen Mather

What are the theoretical vulnerabilities of versioned geospatial datasets, e.g. for use as bot communications?  Multiple methods for providing wiki-style versioned geospatial datasets exist, from Versioned Web Feature Service (WFS) to OpenStreetMap’s (OSM) infrastructure, to proprietary approaches, and emerging standards, e.g. GeoGit.  Vulnerabilities to abuse these systems as encoding structures may be subtler than twitter bot net encoding.  This talk will briefly introduce OSM, WFS, and GeoGit, and solicit thoughts on ways versioned geospatial wiki style infrastructure may be vulnerable to abuses.

Don’t forget to come early, starting at 6:00 PM, for pizza and pop courtesy of SecureState (

Another great meeting from NEO Info Sec Forum – we hope to see you there!
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Park Center Plaza 1
6100 Oak Tree Blvd
Google maps link:

1. I-77
2. Rockside Road exit
3. West on Rockside Road
4. 2nd light go South onto Oak Tree Blvd
5. Pull into the 3rd driveway on the right
6. Go to lower level
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