DEFCON 201 — January 2019 — Shmoo-zing Around

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Date: January 18th, Friday

Time: 7:00 PM — 10:00 PM

Location: WHEALTH Cafe (615 Pavonia Ave, Jersey City, NJ)



Joind.In: TBA

Hackaday: TBA

New Year, New You, New Hacks!

Welcome to the first DEFCON 201 Meet Up of 2019! Despite a crazy schedule and a potential snowstorm, we are still meeting up today for some hacker shenanigans. In this installment, we are going to learn about WebPKI, live stream Shmoocon and share some good times together as we launch big workshops, projects and events February and beyond!

About our meet-up location WHEALTH & CO. CAFE in Jersey City:

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Outside of WHEALTH & CO. Cafe in Journal Square
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Interior of WHEALTH & CO. Cafe in Journal Square
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Overhead Map of WHEALTH & CO Cafe in relation to the Journal Square PATH & Bus Station

Centered right at the heart of the Journal Square PATH STATION with mobile accessibility, coffee and food, inside and outside areas and a passion for the hacker community. BONUS, our venue is allowing us to BYOB so continue that tradition!

Again, if you like to do a talk at our meet ups our collaborate with our staff and members in a project partnership shoot us a email at:

7:00pm — 8:00pm
Meet & Greet & Shmoocon Live Stream
8:00pm — 8:05pm
DEFCON 201: The First Half of 2019— Sidepocket
8:05pm — 9:00pm
Understanding WebPKI — NCommander
8:50pm — 9:55pm
Open Workshops + Projects & Shmoocon Live Streaming
9:55pm — 10:00pm


DEFCON 201 VIDEO FILMING — Sidepocket, GI Jack & Xio


DEFCON 201: The First Half of 2019

:..>Another year has gone by and we are super close to our Two Year Anniversary in March! Come learn the meeting details from Feburary to May as we explore hacker cons, DEFCON 201 Membership and the awesome line up of content in our meet ups for 2019.

:.>Bio: A Co-Founder of DEFCON 201, an open group for hacker workshop projects in North East New Jersey, Sidepocket is constantly wanting to help people to get better at whatever they want to do and learn. He also has a history with NYC 2600, Radio Statler at Hackers on Planet Earth, Phone Losers of America, Museum of Urban Reclaim Spaces and The Yes Men. Find out more about DEFCON 201 at:

Understanding WebPKI

:..>What does that green lock in your URL entry bar mean? How web encryption works and what does it mean to be a “verified encrypted website”? In this talk, NCommander gives a brief understanding of TLS/HTTPS/certificate authorities and will take any questions you throw at him.

:.>Bio: NCommander (@fossfirefighter) lives in New York and is a contributor to multiple free and open-source software projects, an Ubuntu core developer, and an active developer for the Hermes Center for Transparency working on the GlobaLeaks project. In his free time, he likes to travel, write, and play with radios.


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:..>ShmooCon is an annual east coast hacker convention hell-bent on offering three days of an interesting atmosphere for demonstrating technology exploitation, inventive software and hardware solutions, and open discussions of critical infosec issues. DEFCON 201 will be streaming the 19:00 to 21:10 of the “One Track Mind” section of talks. See the Shmoocon 2019 schedule for details of speakers and subjects:

:..>What To Bring: Ears, eyeballs and a open mind willing to learn.


:..>DEFCON 201 will expand into video media in late September. We will be launching various videos including an Introduction, Member Spotlights, Archived Lightning Talks, Tutorials, Directions and more on the DTube, Vimeo and YouTube Mirror platforms. We will also have downloadable copies on the DEFCON 201 NextCloud of select media for DEFCON 201 Members who want hard copies of videos. If you want to be in the Introduction, Member Spotlights or Archive Lighting Talks you can inquire into us about signing our DEFCON 201 Consent Forums and we will walk you through the process. Those who have not signed our DEFCON 201 Consent Forums during meetings will NOT be recorded in Video or Audio as per our policy. Furthermore, any instances of media recording photo/video/audio via DEFCON 201 Staff will be alerted to all president attendees beforehand prior to recording.


North East New Jersey DEFCON Group Chapter. Dirty Jersey Represent! We meet at Sub Culture once a month to hack on technology projects!

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