Encryption Workshop Slated for April 20 in New Orleans

The encryption workshop CryptoParty is hosting its first New Orleans event on April 20th in the Myrtle Banks Building.

CryptoParty Encryption WorkshopCryptoParty is a decentralized, global initiative to introduce the most basic cryptography software and the fundamental concepts of their operation to the general public.

Attendees of the event will learn basic cryptography tools tailed to their needs.

The website describes the workshop, which is organized and hosted by Marvin Arnold:

Professionals from all backgrounds are welcome to come learn about the digital shadow you unknowingly create everyday and how various actors can access and misuse that information. Hands on training with the tools to defend yourself will be provided. Whether you run a small business, work with at risk populations, or just like texting your grandma silly cat pictures, its important to understand how you can use technology responsibly in your daily life.

The event is free to attend and open to all. Free beer will also be provided. Learn more about the event here.To RSVP, fill out this form so the sessions can be customized.