• Talks at Cyber Battle 2019

    Kiulap Plaza Hotel

    This event is not hosted by BGM but is a good community event πŸ™‚ Register here: https://talksatcyberbattle2019.eventbrite.com/ ITPSS is organizing another year of their Cyber Battle event and they will be talks throughout the day https://www.itpss.com/cyberbattle2019/talks.html Details of the Cyber Battle Capture The Flag event https://www.itpss.com/cyberbattle2019/ctf.html Program Details ================ [9.00AM] ONLINE INVESTIGATIONS WITH OSINT - Haji Mas Zuraime Haji Abdul Hamid | Head of BruCERT, ITPSS Sdn Bhd - This talk describes how security analysts can use Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) for collection and analysis of information that is gathered from public or open sources throughout the internet. [10:00AM] PROFILING IN DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION - Chan Woo Lee, PhD | President, Douzone Bizon D-Forensic Center, South Korea - The importance of profiling in the field of cyber security and digital forensics is increasing. Tracking of a criminal suspect is performed with timeline and social relation analysis of critical events in various devices such as PCs, smart phones and cloud. When it comes to the tracking of anonymity-based activities such as dark web and crypto currency, however, a proactive holistic approach with digital forensic readiness on digital media and surface web artifacts is needed. [11.00AM] RANSOMWARE AND HOW TO PREVENT IT - Mohamad Azad Zaki Haji Mohd Tahir | Head of Digital Forensics, ITPSS Sdn Bhd - Lately there has been a surge of ransomware attacks against individuals, businesses and government agencies. It has been reported all over security blogs, news and websites. This presentation discusses the mechanics of ransomware and ways to prevent it. [2.00PM] DAILY IoT DEVICES AND HOW EXPLOITABLE THEY ARE - Muiz Kadir | Junior IT Security Analyst, ITPSS Sdn Bhd - The Internet of things (or IoT for short) is somewhat of a buzzword these days. This presentation will introduce you to IoT and its daily use, exposing how vulnerable IoT devices are, and ways to protect them. [3.00PM] DEVELOPING GAMES FROM YOUR LIVING ROOM - Azhan Ahmad | Creative Computing Programme Area, School of Computing and Informatics, Universiti Teknologi Brunei - The development of video games was once restricted to game studios with tons of cash to spend on equipment, software and employees. Today however, anyone can create games from the comfort of their own living room. There are many tools available to develop games, and various marketplaces to sell it. But how do you get started on developing the next bestselling game? This presentation will describe key skills, tools and processes you need to know to become a game developer.

  • Brunei Digital Ecosystem Summit

    The Makerspace Live Gallery

    This event is not hosted by BGM but seems like an interesting event and Tim will be attending Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/brunei-digital-ecosystem-summit-tickets-62422248626 ===================================================================== First-ever summit to discuss the issue for digital ecosystem growth on a national level. Recap, together with their partners and supporters, Monk's Hill Ventures and Amazon Web Services present to you the Brunei Digital Ecosystem Summit. Programme Details ================= [08:00] Breakfast & Registration [08:45] Arrival of Guest of Honour Recitation of Al-Fatihah and Doa Selamat Welcoming Speech, Reez Nordin of Monk's Hill Ventures Keynote Speech, Brunei National Economic Objectives for the Ecosystem by Yang Berhormat Dato Seri Setia Awang Abdul Mutalib Bin Pehin Orang Kaya Seri Setia Dato Paduka Haji Mohammad Yusof, Minister of Transport and Infocommunications [09:30] An experience: Growing the Indonesian Digital Ecosystem by Sonny Sudaryana, Director at Ministry of ICT, Indonesia [09:40] Government Role in Ecosystem Development: A discussion on how the government can assist entrepreneurs improve the national ecosystem Hj Jailani Hj Buntar, DCE at AITI* Javed Ahmed, CEO at DARe* Pak Sonny Sudaryana, Director at Ministry of ICT Indonesia Moderated by Andrew Dy of Asia Inc Forum [10:15] The Evolution of the Telco: From unseen commodity to in-demand digital platform by Devin Edwards, Chief Marketing Officer at Progresif Cellular Sdn. Bhd [10:25] Chicken and egg question - Healthy Deal Flow vs Capital Availability: A discussion on how to maintain good deal flow in a tiny ecosystem Lim Kuo-Yi, Managing Partner at Monk's Hill Ventures Noorsurainah Tengah, Head of Absolute Return at Brunei Investment Agency Rafiuddin Ghazaii, VP of Investment at SBI (B) Sdn Bhd Moderated by Reez Nordin of Monks Hill Ventures [11:25] A Perspective on Building Regional Companies: How Founders Can Grow their Company Regionally Paul Hadjy of Horangi Cyber Security. Captain Saiful Bahrin. COO at Royal Brunei Airfines* Devin Edwards. Chief Marketing Officer at Progresif Cellular Moderated by Hadi Shafie Othman CEO of Recap [12:15] Closing remarks by event organiser

  • Open Data Day 2019!

    Starbucks

    It is Open Data Day all around the world! Open Data Day is an annual celebration of open data all over the world. It is an opportunity to show the benefits of open data and encourage the adoption of open data policies in government, business and civil society Along side the global movement we're going to have a hack day to build/learn something related to open data or just data in general πŸ˜ƒ Open Data Challenge ------------------------------ - Try build something (an app / visualization, / Spreadsheet or Excel chart) using open data - At the end of the day we'll have a time to share what we've learnt / built - This could even be something you start working now before Open Data Day itself and for you to share during the day itself πŸ‘ - Feel free to work by yourself or in a group of your own choosing Agenda ----------- [12:00] Intro and Q&A [12:10] Hack on projects / Learn what you want [17:00] Quick show & tell about what was learned/created Things are free and easy during the day to let you explore what you need. We'll be available for questions to discuss and chat about things as well Ideas ------- - Create a visualization of some of our local datasets https://www.data.gov.bn/ - Request a dataset if there doesn't exist one http://data.gov.bn/Pages/DatasetRequest.aspx - Look at other data repositories around the world to find something interesting https://github.com/awesomedata/awesome-public-datasets - Create your own local dataset - Use Google Sheets as a database https://github.com/jsoma/tabletop - Learn Python / R - Other ideas https://opendataday.org/#resources Who can attend? ----------------------- Anybody! This meetup is open to everybody of any technical background. Can't come on time or need to leave early? No problem! We're free and easy so by all means still come over as we'd love to chat πŸ˜‰ How much is it? --------------------- It's free! Location ------------ Starbucks Mabohai We'll likely be at the back so just look for the Roost stand https://www.therooststand.com/ with a laptop with the Intercom logo http://intercom.com/ on it Got questions? -------------------- Ask them below in the comment section πŸ‘ What is Brunei Geek Meet? ------------------------------------- Brunei Geek Meet is a meetup open to anybody of any technical background and aims to provide a community space for learning, sharing stories and information with a more technology focus. It serves as a space to β€’ Learn something new πŸ“š πŸ€“ β€’ Hack on a project πŸ’» βš’ β€’ Ask questions / discuss topics ❔ πŸ—£ β€’ Just come to chill and hangout β˜•οΈ 🍰 β€’ But most importantly to have fun! πŸŽ‰

  • Firebase Push Notifications and Open Data Day chat

    Happy Chinese New Year to those celebrating! This month let's talk Firebase Push Notifications and also about Open Data Day 2019! πŸŽ‰ The main talk of the evening will be about Firebase Push Notifications. Firebase https://firebase.google.com/ is platform that provides several services to make app development much simpler and the focus of this talk will be more about Push Notifications via their Cloud Messaging feature https://firebase.google.com/docs/cloud-messaging/ (will focus on desktop use but Firebase Cloud Messaging / FCM is also used for mobile push notifications) Also as Open Data Day is coming next month on 2nd March https://opendataday.org/ it would be great to discuss possible projects to work on or even things people would be interested to learn about πŸ˜ƒ In the past year I created http://thewheat.github.io/data.gov.bn-data based on data from data.gov.bn and am curious to see what can be worked on this year! Agenda ----------- [6:15] Mingle or get some food from Kontena Park [6:30] Intro [6:35] Firebase Push Messaging - Firebase intro - Firebase Cloud Messaging intro - The Setup Needed - Sample Code and App demo [7:15] I did a thing / #fixBruneiWebsites βš’ [7:30] Open floor discussion πŸ—£ and coding the night away πŸ’» The "I did a thing / #fixBruneiWebsites" session is a place for anybody to - share about things they have built - or a place to chat about websites that could use fixing (See more details here: https://blog.thewheatfield.org/2018/10/16/brunei-car-prices-and-fixbruneiwebsites/ and a [recent write up](https://blog.thewheatfield.org/2018/12/01/fixbruneiwebsites-telbrus-horizontally-scrolling-website/) which seems to have been fixed on their site! πŸŽ‰ ) Note: If you're interesting to present a topic just let me know via DM / Twitter: @thewheat Who can attend? ----------------------- Anybody! This meetup is open to everybody of any technical background. Can't come on time or need to leave early? No problem! We're free and easy so by all means still come over as we'd love to chat πŸ˜‰ How much is it? --------------------- It's free! Location ------------ Ground Floor at iCentre Simpang 32-37, Kg Anggerek Desa, Jalan Berakas, BB3713. Bandar Seri Begawan, Negara Brunei Darussalam Food & Drinks ------------------- We'll have some light snacks available but feel free to order some food from Kontena park or Bello opposite at the D&T building Got questions? -------------------- Ask them below in the comment section πŸ‘ What is Brunei Geek Meet? ------------------------------------- Brunei Geek Meet is a meetup open to anybody of any technical background and aims to provide a community space for learning, sharing stories and information with a more technology focus. It serves as a space to β€’ Learn something new πŸ“š πŸ€“ β€’ Hack on a project πŸ’» βš’ β€’ Ask questions / discuss topics ❔ πŸ—£ β€’ Just come to chill and hangout β˜•οΈ 🍰 β€’ But most importantly to have fun! πŸŽ‰

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  • Chat / Code / Chill 2019

    Mr Baker's Bakeshop

    A couple of last minute things came up and we may not be able to have a BGM later in the month so best have another free and easy evening to hang out / chat / code πŸ˜€ Agenda ----------- None! Free and easy so you can drop by and say "hi" or just sit down, relax and chat Who can attend? ----------------------- Anybody! This meetup is open to everybody of any technical background. Can't come on time or need to leave early? No problem! We're free and easy so by all means still come over as we'd love to chat πŸ˜‰ How much is it? --------------------- It's free! Location ------------ Mr Baker's Bakeshop @ Mabohai Shopping Complex If it gets too crowded, we'll move over to Starbucks on the same floor I'll be the guy with this laptop full of stickers http://bit.ly/bgm-laptop Got questions? -------------------- Ask them below in the comment section πŸ‘ What is Brunei Geek Meet? ------------------------------------- Brunei Geek Meet is a meetup open to anybody of any technical background and aims to provide a community space for learning, sharing stories and information with a more technology focus. It serves as a space to β€’ Learn something new πŸ“š πŸ€“ β€’ Hack on a project πŸ’» βš’ β€’ Ask questions / discuss topics ❔ πŸ—£ β€’ Just come to chill and hangout β˜•οΈ 🍰 β€’ But most importantly to have fun! πŸŽ‰

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  • Chat / Code / Chill

    Starbucks, Beribi

    A last minute meet up but thought it would be great to just give an opportunity to hang out / chat / code before the year ends πŸ™‚ There is no agenda so feel free to drop by to chat πŸ—£ or code πŸ’» or just chill out! 😎 Wishing everybody a happy new year to come and happy holidays! Agenda ----------- None! Free and easy so you can drop by and say "hi" or just sit down, relax and chat Who can attend? ----------------------- Anybody! This meetup is open to everybody of any technical background. Can't come on time or need to leave early? No problem! We're free and easy so by all means still come over as we'd love to chat πŸ˜‰ How much is it? --------------------- It's free! Location ------------ Starbucks Beribi Got questions? -------------------- Ask them below in the comment section πŸ‘ What is Brunei Geek Meet? ------------------------------------- Brunei Geek Meet is a meetup open to anybody of any technical background and aims to provide a community space for learning, sharing stories and information with a more technology focus. It serves as a space to β€’ Learn something new πŸ“š πŸ€“ β€’ Hack on a project πŸ’» βš’ β€’ Ask questions / discuss topics ❔ πŸ—£ β€’ Just come to chill and hangout β˜•οΈ 🍰 β€’ But most importantly to have fun! πŸŽ‰

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  • Hour of Code, APIs and Hack Night

    iCentre

    It's the final month of the year and let's have a night of chatter and code! Last week was the Hour of Code https://hourofcode.com so anybody wanting to learn to code is more than welcome to come and ask questions or if you want to go through any Hour of Code exercises we'll be available to help guide you through and help you learn! If you're wanting to go through any other code tutorials that's great too πŸ™‚ I may look into Tensorflow https://www.tensorflow.org/tutorials/ following on from Devfest last month https://www.meetup.com/GDG-Brunei-Darussalam-Women-Techmakers-Brunei/events/255414669/ This month we'll talk about APIs which pair very well with webhooks that was discussed at last month's meetup https://www.meetup.com/BruneiGeekMeet/events/256483574/ to help you create custom functionality to help you build services and features into existing systems or even have it as a backend to a custom made interface! The rest of the night will be available for chatter πŸ—£ and code πŸ’» Hope to see you all there! Note: If you're interesting to present a topic just let me know via DM / Twitter: @thewheat Agenda ----------- [6:15] Mingle or get some food from Kontena Park [6:30] Intro [6:35] APIs: interacting with 3rd party services to build custom applications! Covering things like - version managers - API authentication - making your own APIs from existing systems that don't provide them [6:55] I did a thing / #fixBruneiWebsites βš’ [7:10] Open floor discussion πŸ—£ and coding the night away πŸ’» The "I did a thing / #fixBruneiWebsites" session is a place for anybody to - share about things they have built (if anybody attended Brunei Hacks, would love to hear of any experiences https://www.instagram.com/brunei.hacks/ : I was there for only Friday night so I can share a couple of thoughts) - or a place to chat about websites that could use fixing (See more details here: https://blog.thewheatfield.org/2018/10/16/brunei-car-prices-and-fixbruneiwebsites/ and a [recent write up](https://blog.thewheatfield.org/2018/12/01/fixbruneiwebsites-telbrus-horizontally-scrolling-website/) which seems to have been fixed on their site! πŸŽ‰ ) Who can attend? ----------------------- Anybody! This meetup is open to everybody of any technical background. Can't come on time or need to leave early? No problem! We're free and easy so by all means still come over as we'd love to chat πŸ˜‰ How much is it? --------------------- It's free! Location ------------ Ground Floor at iCentre Simpang 32-37, Kg Anggerek Desa, Jalan Berakas, BB3713. Bandar Seri Begawan, Negara Brunei Darussalam Food & Drinks ------------------- We'll have some light snacks available but feel free to order some food from Kontena park or Bello opposite at the D&T building Got questions? -------------------- Ask them below in the comment section πŸ‘ What is Brunei Geek Meet? ------------------------------------- Brunei Geek Meet is a meetup open to anybody of any technical background and aims to provide a community space for learning, sharing stories and information with a more technology focus. It serves as a space to β€’ Learn something new πŸ“š πŸ€“ β€’ Hack on a project πŸ’» βš’ β€’ Ask questions / discuss topics ❔ πŸ—£ β€’ Just come to chill and hangout β˜•οΈ 🍰 β€’ But most importantly to have fun! πŸŽ‰

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  • Webhooking around

    iCentre

    Happy November everybody! A night of talks and webhooks. We have a spot over at iCentre and if you haven't checked out their recent renovation works it is now quite a cosy area! Agenda ----------- [6:15] Mingle or get some food from Kontena Park [6:30] Intro [6:35] Webhooks: automate your life and work (and possibly even build a business from them?) 🌎🎣 [7:00] I did a thing / #fixBruneiWebsites βš’ [7:20] Open floor discussion πŸ—£ The "I did a thing / #fixBruneiWebsites" session is a place for anybody to - share about things they have built - or a place to chat about websites that could use fixing (See more details here: https://blog.thewheatfield.org/2018/10/16/brunei-car-prices-and-fixbruneiwebsites/ ) Who can attend? ----------------------- Anybody! This meetup is open to everybody of any technical background. Can't come on time or need to leave early? No problem! We're free and easy so by all means still come over as we'd love to chat πŸ˜‰ How much is it? --------------------- It's free! Location ------------ Ground Floor at iCentre Simpang 32-37, Kg Anggerek Desa, Jalan Berakas, BB3713. Bandar Seri Begawan, Negara Brunei Darussalam Food & Drinks ------------------- We'll have some snacks available but feel free to order some food from Kontena park or Bello opposite at the D&T building Got questions? -------------------- Ask them below in the comment section πŸ‘ What is Brunei Geek Meet? ------------------------------------- Brunei Geek Meet is a meetup open to anybody of any technical background and aims to provide a community space for learning, sharing stories and information with a more technology focus. It serves as a space to β€’ Learn something new πŸ“š πŸ€“ β€’ Hack on a project πŸ’» βš’ β€’ Ask questions / discuss topics ❔ πŸ—£ β€’ Just come to chill and hangout β˜•οΈ 🍰 β€’ But most importantly to have fun! πŸŽ‰

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  • Hacktoberfest Open Hack Night: Celebrating Open Source and Giving Back

    It's Hacktoberfest 2018 so let's get together and celebrate open source over food, drinks, learning, and great company! What's Hacktoberfest? -------------------------------- Hacktoberfest β€” brought to you by DigitalOcean in partnership with GitHub and Twilio β€” is a month-long celebration of open source software. Maintainers are invited to guide would-be contributors towards issues that will help move the project forward, and contributors get the opportunity to give back to both projects they like, and ones they've just discovered. No contribution is too smallβ€”bug fixes and documentation updates are valid ways of participating. πŸ™Œ Hacktoberfest is virtual and open to participants from around the globe. Sign up to participate today https://hacktoberfest.digitalocean.com/ πŸ“πŸ˜ƒ If you open up five pull requests between October 1 and October 31, you'll win a free, limited edition Hacktoberfest T-shirt Agenda ----------- [6:15 - 6:20] Intro and brief overview of Hacktoberfest [6:20 - 6:40] How to use Github and making a Pull Request βš’ [6:40 - 8:00] Get coding or chatting πŸ’» πŸ—£ Who can attend? ----------------------- Anybody! This meetup is open to everybody of any technical background Please read our Events Code of Conduct (http://do.co/hacktoberconduct) before attending. Happy hacking! How much is it? --------------------- It's free! Location ------------ 3rd floor Workshop Auditorium D & T Building (opposite iCentre), Simpang 32-37, Kg Anggerek Desa, Jalan Berakas, BB3713. Bandar Seri Begawan, Negara Brunei Darussalam Food & Drinks ------------------- We'll have light snacks available Got questions? -------------------- Ask them below in the comment section πŸ‘

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  • Sungkai, eat, chat and hack

    The Coffee Habit / The Healthy Habit

    Happy Ramadhan to all! With this long weekend hope that things are nice and chill so come and chat or work on a project. Location this month: The Healthy Habit / The Coffee Habit (upstairs) There will be 3 free coffees up for grabs! Will have an app generate a random yes/no so just press and see if you get it πŸ˜‰ Details ---------- This meetup is open to anybody of any technical background and is free. For those wondering about the hack night / session it serves as a place to: β€’ Hack on a project πŸ’» βš’ β€’ Learn something new πŸ“š πŸ€“ β€’ Ask questions / discuss topics ❔ πŸ—£ β€’ Just come to chill and hangout β˜•οΈ 🍰 β€’ But most importantly to have fun! πŸŽ‰ Past Projects ------------------ β€’ Brunei Ramadhan Buffets list http://puasa.bruneigeekmeet.com/ β€’ Brunei Times Unofficial Archive https://thewheat.github.io/brunei-times-archive/ β€’ Brunei Petrol Station map: https://thewheat.github.io/brunei-map-petrol/ β€’ Telegram bot: http://telegram.me/apibn_bot β€’ Bus mapping: http://bus.bruneigeekmeet.com/ Not able to join us physically? ------------------------------------------ β€’ Join the Brunei Geek Meet Slack community https://bruneigeekmeet.slack.com (https://bruneigeekmeet.slack.com/) β€’ If you need access to the Slack channel try getting an automated invite via http://slack.bruneigeekmeet.com/ otherwise ping Tim with your email (due to the way Slack works, your email will be seen by everybody in the community, thus utilise an email that you are happy people to know)