Workshops

Novetta has postponed in-person workshops at this time due to concerns regarding the spread of Coronavirus. The health and safety of our employees and customers is our top priority. Events will resume soon!

Join us monthly in our Columbia office for workshops and tech talks led by Novetta’s top subject matter experts. Every month, we host an event to challenge, engage, share, and teach! These events are open to anyone interested in learning more about the work that we do – employees, candidates, partners, beginners, experts, and friends alike. Please bring your laptop and proof of US citizenship.

8830 Stanford Blvd, Suite 306
Columbia, MD 21045
Phone: (443) 393-2060

Past Workshops

Tech Talk: Cloud Security With Tim Orr
February 20, 4:00 – 7:00 pm

Join us to unravel mysteries of cloud security, from what’s in a hacker’s mind when they approach different cloud services to making sure your security is sound. With 7 years of experience working in cloud environments, Tim Orr will break down what he’s learned at Novetta’s next Tech Talk.

Wireless Workshop: Wireless Capture the Flag
January 23, 4:00 – 6:00 pm

Need a refresher before ShmooCon? Just want to brush up on your wireless skills? Either way, join Wasabi’s class covering basic software and hardware, common CTF strategies, WEP, WPA2, SDR, and Fox Hunting. This event is aimed at new or first time competitors, but it is open to all skill levels.

Wireless Workshop: WEP & WPA2 Attacks
October 17, 4:00 – 7:00 pm

Join us for some hands-on experience in the first of our Wireless Workshop Series. Timothy Allmon (aka Wasabi) will introduce participants to software, equipment, and basic WEP and WPA2 attacks. Participants will need their own laptop and an external wireless adapter.

PyShop 
July 24, 4:00 – 7:00 pm

Novetta hosted a Python workshop for anyone curious to learn more about the programming language. All skill levels were welcome, and people from each skill level challenged each other through coding games.

WireShark/Packet Capture Workshop
June 20, 4:00 – 7:00 pm

Our Novetta experts, Dan Hardisty and Dave Wisnosky, guided attendees through the packet capture process using WireShark. Beginners and intermediate-level users welcome!

Capture the Flag Workshop
May 23, 4:00 – 7:00 pm

At Novetta, we take our jobs so seriously that we turn them into a challenge. On May 23rd at our Columbia, Maryland office, participants tried their hands at some of our employees’ favorite type of challenges at our Python-based Capture The Flag Workshop.

Tech Talk: Natural Language Processing
April 11, 4:00 – 7:00 pm

Brian Sacash, Chris Sieber, & Matt Tecshke discuss approaches to NLP, showing us the creative ways NLP is changing. This included how it can be used to identify entities in unstructured text (Named Entity Recognition) and link those entities to a knowledge base.