Hacking Competitions and Presentations

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Further reading: Olivia A. Gallucci’s resume page.

2021

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(Upcoming) November 20: Honors Research & Creativity Symposium – Summaries and Annotated Bibliographies of Successful Free & Open Source Projects
  • More information coming later.
(Upcoming) October 16: University of Buffalo Lockdown
  • Team: Lukas Harris, Michael Moore, Aaron Schwager, Jenna Weinman, Katherine Nayan, and Domenic
October 8: RITLUG Free and Open Source Security: Global Culture, Development, and Economics
  • Watch a very similar talk I gave here.
September 24: RITSEC Effectiveness of Threat Mitigation in Layers of the Open Systems Interconnection Model (YouTube)
September 8-9: Women in Cybersecurity (WiCyS) Fire Talk Research Presentation (YouTube)

September 3: RITSEC Free and Open Source Security: Global Culture, Development, and Economics (YouTube)
  • Watch the YouTube video here.
July 30: GenCyber Student and Professional Panel
  • I was a student panelist on New York City’s GenCyber Student and Professional Panel
July 22: RITSEC Overview and Student Q&A
  • Presented with the RITSEC President and Head of Research
  • Hour long meeting discussing club activities, student life, and Q&A
  • Around fifteen attendees
July 14: RIT GCCIS Club Exploration for Incoming Freshman
  • Presented with the RITSEC President and Head of Research
  • Covered a ten minute segment on RITSEC
  • Around thirty attendees
May 5: Honors Research: Effectiveness of Threat Mitigation in Layers of the Open Systems Interconnection Model
  • Title: Effectiveness of Threat Mitigation in Layers of the Open Systems Interconnection Model
  • I presented my research to around thirty students.
  • My research will be a Fire Talks at the Women in Cybersecurity (WiCyS) International Conference in Denver, Colorado. I won a full conference scholarship to present my research.
  • The full presentation is not available, but a modified presentation will be available in late September.
  • You can view the project outline here.

May 1: University of Buffalo Lockdown
  • Team name: Intelligen’t
  • Team members: Bradley Harker, Michael Moore, and Domenic
  • Rank: 7th
April 14: Honors Independent Research Presentation, Summaries and Annotated Bibliographies of Successful Free & Open Source Projects
  • Title: Summaries and Annotated Bibliographies of Successful Free & Open Source Projects
  • I presented my research to seventeen faculty members.
  • I was able to onboard two faculty contributors after my presentation.
  • After this presentation, I was paid by Open@RIT to continue this project.
  • All of the work I analyzed is located inside this Zotero collection.
  • You can view the project outline here.
April 9-11: RITSEC Capture The Flag
  • Team name: Intelligen’t
  • Team members: Bradley Harker, Lukas Harris, Michael Moore, and Domenic
  • Rank: 11th out of approximately 2000 teams.
    • Prizes: each team member received a raspberry pi.
April 7: RIT’s Open House for Prospective Computing Security Students
  • I was one of two freshman student panelists at RIT’s open house for prospective Computing Security students.
  • Topics I covered included student life, academics, RITSEC, RIT’s WiCyS Chapter, RIT’s Free and Open Source Software program, and sailing.
March 24: RIT’s Accepted Computing Security Student House
  • I was one of two freshman student panelists at RIT’s open house for prospective Computing Security students.
  • Topic I covered included student life, academics, RITSEC, RIT’s WiCyS Chapter, RIT’s Free and Open Source Software program, and sailing.
March 16: Women in Cybersecurity (WiCyS) Career Fair Presentation
  • Covers what the WiCyS career fair is, how it works, and why freshman and sophomores should attend the fair.
  • The original presentation was not recorded. I will be giving a similar presentation next year for RITSEC, and that presentation will be recorded. I will provide a link once the RITSEC presentation is uploaded.

February 20: Trace Labs Global OSINT Search Party CTF
January 29: RITSEC Hak5 Rubber Ducky Research Presentation (YouTube)
January 18: Interviewed for an article written by David Hunt
January 7-10: Collegiate Penetration Testing Competition (CPTC) International Finals Volunteer
  • 8 hours volunteering as a room monitor
  • Rankings:
    • 1st Rochester Institute of Technology
    • 2nd Stanford University
    • 3rd (tie) California State Polytechnic University and Pomona.
Olivia Gallucci at Wild Wings Bird Sanctuary for Women in Cybersecurity 2

2020

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October 31: Incident Response Security Competition (IRSEC)
  • Team name: Intelligen’t
  • Team members: Bradly Harker, Lukas Harris, Michael Moore and Domenic
  • Rank: Placed 4th out of 14 teams
  • Description: IRSEC is RITSEC‘s beginner-friendly Red/Blue competition. IRSeC is typically hosted in the early fall at RIT. With IRSeC, RITSEC aims to provide RIT students with some initial defensive and incident response experience. IRSeC also features an entirely student-run Red Team comprised of RITSEC members.
October 1-30: PicoCTF
October 17: University of Buffalo Lockdown
  • Team: Michael Moore, Elijah, Loudon and Luke
  • Rank: 11th
October 1-4: IvyHacks
  • Team: Domenic and Will
  • Summary
    • Debugging Leadership by Vaneezeh Siddiqui
    • Diversity & Non-Traditional Pathways in Tech by Samantha Wiener, Naba Rizvi, Grace Ling, Erica Baity and Catalina Sanchez-Maes
    • Your Project After the Hackathon: How to Pitch to Investors and VCs by Jenny Wang
September 11: RITSEC Presentation on the attack life cycle (YouTube)
  • YouTube video can be found here.
  • Co-presenting with Shannon McHale
  • Covers stages of the attack life cycle
August 29: Suns Out Hacks Out
  • Team: Domenic, Rigved, Palash
  • Special Note: This was my first hackathon!
  • Special Note: Domenic and I won the U.S. Air Force Cyber Challenge Raffle
  • Summary:
    • Project Title: “Dining Assist”
    • Purpose: Locate the user to the least crowded dining facility
    • Basic program that records where users are located
    • Uses Radar UI to display where users are located