Hacking Competitions and Presentations

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2021

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September 8-9: Women in Cybersecurity (WiCyS) Fire Talk Research Presentation
July 30: GenCyber Student and Professional Panel
  • I will be 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: Golisano College of Computing and Information Science’s 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 Independent Research Presentation, 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.
  • The full presentation is not available, but a modified presentation will be available in late September.
  • 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.

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
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