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LayerOne 2022

Posted on 09 April 2022 (0)

Hello! We are not hosting our big in-person event this year due to COVID concerns in LA earlier this year. Instead, we’ll be hosting a hybrid online/physical event with some online contests and hacking, BBQing, and hanging out at Null Space Labs. We’re calling it Layer0.1 : >.

We know you’re all super excited to get back to normal but it just wasn’t in the cards for this year. We look forward to seeing you at LayerOne 2023 when we can do everything 100% again! Until then, come hang out at Layer0.1 at NSL in May : )

More details will be announced soon! If you’d like to contribute a contest, event, or workshop to this year’s event please email us at contact@layerone.org.

Sincerely,
The LayerOne Staff

LayerOne 2021 is underway!

Posted on 29 May 2021 (0)

This weekend is LayerOne 2021! We’re fully virtual for this year and the event is free. We’re using a mixture of Discord and TwitchTV for all things.

Join our Discord!: https://discord.gg/layer-one
Follow our Twitch channel: https://www.twitch.tv/layeroneconference

Sincerely,
The LayerOne Staff

LayerOne 2021 starts TOMORROW!

Posted on 28 May 2021 (0)

This weekend is LayerOne 2021! We’re fully virtual for this year and the event is free. We’re using a mixture of Discord and TwitchTV for all things.

Join our Discord!: https://discord.gg/layer-one
Follow our Twitch channel: https://www.twitch.tv/layeroneconference

The main presentation track will be on Twitch and all other villages, discussions, contests, and events will be on Discord in their respective channels! What is there to do this year? We’re glad you asked.

  • 10 high-quality presentations about hacking, information security, and more! Check out the full list of speakers as well as the presentation schedule for more info. All main-track talks will be streamed on our TwitchTV channel! There is live Q&A after the talks on Discord in the “Talks (Q&A)” voice channel!
  • Capture the Flag (CTF): A no-holds barred hacking competition feature challenges categories of Cracking, Web, Cryptography, OSINT, Reversing, RF, PrivEsc, and more! Check out the #ctf channel on Discord for more info.
  • Cyber Gauntlet: Includes the Packet Inspector and Packet Detective events which are focused on network security and analysis, DFIR, and related topics! Check out the #cyber-gauntlet channel on Discord for more info.
  • The Intercept: A tour-de-force adventure in hardware hacking, signal processing, and side channel attacks against a custom-made embedded device. Unfortunately you needed to qualify to participate in this event, but you can follow everyone’s progress in #theintercept on Discord.
  • Lockpicking Village: Learn all about locks and lockpicking techniques! This village includes a sub-schedule of presentations – check it out!
  • RaiseMe Career Village: The vision for RaiseMe is to make career dreams come true. We serve the entire community — from newcomers to principal engineering talent, from tiny startups to well-established public corporations. Is there a role in security you wish you had but have no idea where to start to make that dream come true? If you want to make a career change, we want to help! Check out #raiseme on Discord for more info. This village includes a sub-schedule of presentations – check it out!
  • HAM Testing: Get your HAM certification remotely! Please note that you MUST register in advance for this.
  • Lots of awesome discussion, networking, and fun on Discord!

Sincerely,
The LayerOne Staff

RaiseMe Career Village returns for 2021!

Posted on 26 May 2021 (0)

The RaiseMe Career Village is back for 2021! All RaiseMe content will be on our Discord server for the virtual event! Check out the #raiseme chat channel to get started! Full details below:

Whether you are currently outside the information security field and looking for your first role, or an established member of the InfoSec industry and want to kick up your career a notch, we’re here to lend a helping hand. Our volunteer consultants provide Resume Review, Mock Interviews, Job Hunting Assistance, and Career Check-ups. We also help companies looking for talent by connecting our participants with their hiring managers and staffing professionals.

The vision for RaiseMe is to make career dreams come true. We serve the entire community — from newcomers to principal engineering talent, from tiny startups to well-established public corporations. Is there a role in security you wish you had but have no idea where to start to make that dream come true? If you want to make a career change, we want to help! In this village, you’ll learn:

  • What you should do to your resume
  • What types of roles and employers you should target
  • How to manage the interview and negotiation
  • How to help recruiters help you
  • How LUGs and conferences make a difference
  • Is there such a thing as too many certifications?

To help us, please meet our volunteer career consultants and sign up for an appointment! No matter what sort of shape your resume is in you’ll walk away with great insight about how it could be helping or hurting your career ambitions.

The RaiseMe Career Village is open 10:00 – 17:00 on both Saturday and Sunday.

Schedule

Talks below will take place on May 29-30, 2021 in the RaiseMe (Talks) channel on the LayerOne 2021 Discord server. All times listed are in Pacific time!

SATURDAY

  • 10:30-11:30 – Communicating Upside Down – Damon “ch3f” Small
  • 13:30-14:30 – Bypassing the HR Firewall – Jason “glitch” Romero
  • 15:30-16:00 – Your Post-Pandemic Life – Bryna Kirzner

SUNDAY

  • 10:30-11:30 – Pivot to a Cybersecurity Career – John Sicklick
  • 14:30-15:00 – Resume Clinic (bring your resume) – Lori Barfield, Bryna Kirzner
  • 15:30-16:00 – Interviews & Negotiations Clinic (bring job postings) – Lori Barfield, Bryna Kirzner

Sincerely,
The LayerOne Staff

Virtual HAM Testing confirmed for 2021!

Posted on 26 May 2021 (0)

Are you lonely?
Need someone to talk to?
Do discussions about volts, amps, watts, ohms, and high voltage excite you?
Are you a social outcast without a hope of ever finding companionship?

If you answered yes to all of these questions, you are probably already a ham. If you answered no to any of them, you probably aren’t a ham….but we can fix that!

Come ruin your social life the right way by taking the amateur radio exams at LayerOne! If you’re looking to upgrade (read: become even more uncool and/or lose your significant other) we can handle that for any amateur radio license class, too!

Sign up at THIS LINK! All testing for this year’s Virtual LayerOne will be done online via HamStudy, the official online testing service for HAM certification. Testing takes place on Saturday, May 29, 2021 at 18:00 Pacific time. Testing is available for all current license classes. Additional details for testing on this page.

Huge thanks to the LayerOne HAM testing crew for setting this up and making this event possible. Good luck on your tests!

Sincerely,
The LayerOne Staff