Hi all - I will try and make it Monday as well!

MSJ

On Fri, Apr 13, 2018 at 9:56 AM, Lane Rasberry <l...@bluerasberry.com>
wrote:

> Great! I will be there!
>
> Monday, April 16, 2018
> 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM
> Surf Incubator
> 999 3RD Avenue Suite 700 · Seattle, WA
>
> <https://www.meetup.com/TA3M-SEA/events/qqffppyxgbwb/>
>
> Thanks
>
> On Fri, Apr 13, 2018 at 12:50 PM, Lee Fisher <uni...@riseup.net> wrote:
>
> >
> > On 04/13/2018 04:33 AM, Lane Rasberry wrote:
> > > Hello,
> > >
> > > I am in Seattle [...]
> > > Is anyone free and interested to meet up at any time Monday [...]
> >
> > 3rd Mondays is, of course, TA3M Seattle, SURF Incubator downtown.
> >
> > All from Wikipedia are invited.
> >
> > Lane was one of the first people that helped me get TA3M organized, with
> > local contacts, though he was in NY.
> >
> > Details:
> >
> > -------- Forwarded Message --------
> > Subject: [ta3m-seattle-announce] We're on for Monday April 16 TA3M:
> > Firmware Security and SPC, Emerald Onion Updates
> > Date: Thu, 12 Apr 2018 12:26:16 -0700 (PDT)
> > From: Paul English <tallp...@engmooski.net>
> > Reply-To: Paul English <tallp...@engmooski.net>
> > To: Seattle Privacy <seattlepriv...@lists.riseup.net>
> > CC: ta3m-seattle-annou...@lists.riseup.net,
> > ta3m-seattle-disc...@lists.riseup.net
> >
> >
> > ...and also thanks to TA3M organizers, we've also got a meetup.com
> > thingie.
> >
> > Join us on Meetup.com!
> > https://www.meetup.com/TA3M-SEA/
> > (note: RSVPing via meetup.com will assist with food and space planning.
> > If you’d rather not use meetup.com, a more private / secure channel RSVP
> > would be welcome)
> >
> >
> > https://www.meetup.com/TA3M-SEA/events/qqffppyxgbwb/
> > https://seattleprivacy.org/event/ta3m-seattle-for-april-
> > 2018-firmware-security/
> >
> > TA3M Seattle for April 2018: Firmware Security and SPC, Emerald Onion
> > Updates
> > April 16 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
> > Event Navigation
> > « TA3M Seattle for March 2018: Securing the 2020 Election Process
> > April  16 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
> >
> > SURF Incubator
> > 999 3rd Ave Suite 700
> > Seattle, 98104 United States
> >
> > 6:30 – 7 Casual chat, Cryptoparty / PGP key exchange / Signal
> > Verification, Intro slide(s)
> >
> > We’ll have pizza! **
> >
> > ============
> >
> > 7-7:30 Emerald Onion Update
> >
> > Emerald Onion has been online for 10 months now! They will provide an
> > update of current work, and future ideals. More info at
> > https://emeraldonion.org/
> >
> > 7:30 – 8:00 Seattle Privacy Coalition General Meeting / Update
> >
> > SPC Topic(s) TBA
> > 8:00-9:00 – Firmware Malware Self-Defense
> >
> > Paul English and Lee Fisher, PreOS Security
> >
> > For attackers, platform firmware is the new software.
> >
> > Activists, journalists, lawyers – regardless of your threat model, the
> > first steps are to secure the operating system, passwords / phrases, use
> > 2 factor authentication and disk encryption.
> >
> > Firmware security is an advanced topic, but well worth understanding,
> > particularly with data on portable devices and the risk of the Evil Maid
> > Attack.
> >
> > Most systems include hundreds of firmwares – UEFI or BIOS, PCIe
> > expansion ROMs, USB controller drivers, s torage controller host and
> > disk/SSD drivers. Firmware-level hosted malware, bare-metal or
> > virtualized, is nearly invisible to normal security detection tools, has
> > full control of your system, and can often continue running even when
> > the system is “powered off”. Security Firms (eg, “Hacking Team” sell
> > UEFI 0days to the highest bidder), and government agencies include
> > firmware-level malware (eg, Wikileak’ed Vault7 CIA EFI malware).
> > Defenders need to catch-up, and learn to defend their systems against
> > firmware-level malware. In this presentation, we’ll cover the NIST SP
> > (147,147b,155,193) secure firmware guidance, for citizens, rather than
> > vendors/enterprises. We’ll discuss the problem of firmware-level
> > malware, and cover some open source tools (FlashROM, CHIPSEC, etc.) to
> > help detect malware on your system. We’llbe discussing a new open source
> > tool we’ve just released to help make it easier for you to do this check.
> >
> > Paul is CEO and Lee is CTO of PreOS Security, a local firmware security
> > startup focused on helping enterprises defend their systems firmware.
> > Lee co-founded TA3M Seattle, Paul is one of TA3M Seattle’s main
> > organizers. PreOS Security has been funding TA3M’s pizza up until recent
> > Cloudflare transition
> >
> > =============
> >
> > Pizza sponsored by Cloudflare.
> >
> > https://blog.cloudflare.com/cloudflare-wants-to-buy-your-
> > meetup-group-pizza/
> >
> > Be prepared that there will be an opt-out group photo, taken from the
> > back of the room to fulfill the sponsorship requirements.
> >
>
>
>
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> 206.801.0814
> l...@bluerasberry.com
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