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Founded in March of 2019, SWFLSec is based in the greater Naples-Fort Myers area. The mission of SWFLSec is to provide a free, vendor-neutral forum for the expansion and dissemination of industry knowledge, to extend the culture of security awareness, and enable members to make informed, and educated security decisions. SWFLSec runs on attendee participation. If you've built, broken, or discovered something cool, please consider sharing with the group. The usual meeting format consists of an introduction, one or more primary talks, and informal round table. Please reach out if you have an idea for a presentation you would like to give!

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A Case Against Smart Things: Reversing IoT Devices for Vulnerabilities

Talk: A Case Against Smart Things: Reversing IoT Devices for Vulnerabilities

Bio: Dr. TJ OConnor is the Cybersecurity Program Chair at Florida Institute of Technology, where he teaches a practice-based, hands-on cyber operations curriculum. He previously served 20 years in the US Army, with four separate assignments developing technology for the US Army Special Forces. He is a black belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. He enjoys re-watching Cobra Kai and jet skiing when not finding vulnerabilities in IoT devices.

From Cook to IoT Vulnerability Researcher: One Person's Journey to Cybersecurity

Matt Jones was a professional line cook, pirate, and all around scoundrel at various restaurants for nearly 16 years before he decided to jump head first into the white-collar world of technology. In 1996 he installed Slackware on and never looked back. Since that time he as worn many hats including infrastructure engineer, security engineer, and medical IoT vulnerability researcher. Matt is deeply committed to Open Source and passionate against the threats of an open and secure internet including spam, unchecked malware, and insecure infrastructure.

Exchange packets, frames, exploits, and/or conversation

We generally review security related happenings, share tips and tricks for configuring that shiny new technology, and chat about various topics such as security, privacy, exploitation, vulnerabilities, pen testing, web app security, CTFs, IoT security, mobile security and anything else members wish to discuss.

Giving an upcoming talk at a security conference? This is your chance to practice! Want to reverse engineer today’s catch? Bring it along. Automate a task recently? Why not share?

Exchange packets, frames, exploits, and/or conversation

We generally review security related happenings, share tips and tricks for configuring that shiny new technology, and chat about various topics such as security, privacy, exploitation, vulnerabilities, pen testing, web app security, CTFs, IoT security, mobile security and anything else members wish to discuss.

Giving an upcoming talk at a security conference? This is your chance to practice! Want to reverse engineer today’s catch? Bring it along. Automate a task recently? Why not share?

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