I didn’t take any notes during the meeting itself, so these are the high points as my memory serves:
The focus of this meeting was Security, and we didn’t stray too far off that core topic.
InfraGard is a partnership between the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the private sector.
Some of the interesting security tools or concepts discussed at this meeting:
- netcat is literally THE Swiss Army Knife of IP tools.
- port knocking and webknocking involves sending patterns of traffic to a server to trigger it opening ports and services to your IP address.
- MetaSploit Framework automates the exploitation of the latest vulnerabilities.
After the meeting, a large group of us walked over to Raccoon River Brewery for dinner, drinks and discussion.