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Join the country's largest #Cybersecurity Meetup group! Founded in 2012, we discuss the latest tech topics and conduct hands-on offensive and defensive sessions at the unclassified level. We designed our group to be inviting and a fit for all skill levels. Our dedication to the community has allowed the group to grow to over 9,400 members strong.
We all, knowingly or unknowingly, participate in a Cyberspace battle every day. With the use of electronic devices increasing in astounding amounts, these instruments can become weapons for individuals and organizations with malicious intent. Preparing everyone to fight in this battle is our passion and inspiration behind creating our meetup group, The D.C. Cybersecurity Professionals.
Our organizer, Mr. Tyrone E. Wilson, is a passionate information security professional with 24 years of experience in information technology and has a mission to improve as many lives as possible through cybersecurity education. Wilson also has extensive knowledge in computer network defense, vulnerability assessments, cyber threat analysis, and incident response. 
Currently, Wilson is the Founder and President of Cover6 Solutions, LLC, which teaches companies and professionals various aspects of information security, penetration testing, and IPv6. Wilson is also on the Review Board of BSides NoVA and Howard University. He has also presented at many of the notable #InfoSec conferences. So, check out our website and register to become a fellow CyberWarrior, learn, network, and give back to the community.
Here are a few articles to help you get your journey started:
• Breaking into Cybersecurity w/ Tyrone E. Wilson
• Home Lab Setup | Building an Effective Cybersecurity Learning Environment
• Passive Information Gathering
• Active Information Gathering
• Understanding the Metasploit Database
• Incident Handling & Threat Hunting w/ Security Onion: Gain Hands-On Cybersecurity Experience
• IPv6 Enumeration & Attacks
• Virtual Security Operations Center (SOC) Analyst Prep Workshop (Live) - FREE Session
• Virtual Training - [FREE] CISSP Review
Our Meetups, due to COVID, have been virtual. You can find the recordings here - https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PL7gPj-8gJg3NaWjoRclshK06RU3Rn127_
Thank you for your time, and we look forward to contributing to your success.
The Cover6 Solutions Team 
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FREE #Intro2Cyber Cybersecurity Skills Workshop (Virtual) w/ Tyrone E. Wilson

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Through this free beginner's workshop, we offer an intensive, hands-on introduction to cybersecurity. We have designed this for students who want to build a foundation of cyber skills that can be used in schoolwork and in future careers.

We start with an introduction to the basic tools and techniques and then go on to cover offensive and defensive training. This event is a fun, collaborative, and open environment where experimentation is embraced, failures are seen as learning opportunities, and creative thinking is always encouraged. Join us and take your first step into the world of cybersecurity!

This free one-day workshop event is scheduled for Saturday, October 8th, from 10 AM to 4 PM EDT. This event will be streamed live on YouTube!

Presenter: Mr. Tyrone E. Wilson is a passionate information security professional with 25 years of experience in information technology and has a mission to improve as many lives as possible through education in cybersecurity. Wilson also has extensive knowledge in computer network defense, vulnerability assessments, cyber threat analysis, and incident response. As a former cybersecurity analyst for the United States Army, Wilson developed security structures to ensure American intelligence systems were protected from foreign threats. Aside from being a Sr. InfoSec Engineer at Equinix Wilson is also the Founder and CEO of Cover6 Solutions, LLC; which teaches companies and professionals various aspects of information security, penetration testing, and IPv6.

  • Tyrone E. Wilson (Twitter) - https://www.twitter.com/tywilson21
  • Tyrone E. Wilson (YouTube) - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCDSAivY-SJkzS9piCl7682Q

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