Past Meetup

How to Secure Your Data

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6:00--6:20 Networking
6:20--7:00 No-host dinner
7:00--7:30 Introductions and announcements
7:30--8:30 Main Presentation (followed by Q&A):

How to Secure Your Data
A fast moving moderated discussion on data safety, involving everyone. Times approximate.

Topics to cover:

File Encryption (10 Minutes)

Encrypting Any file: Axcrypt, Aescrypt, etc. Using PDF to encrypt documents
Email Encryption (5 Minutes)

Folder or Multifile Encryption (10 minutes)

Truecrypt Files / Mounted drives Other proprietary
Full Disk Encryption (10 minutes)

TrueCrypt Microsoft BitLocker (Windows 7 Ultimate or Enterprise) Hardware from Manufacturer / Bios
Backup encryption (15 minutes)

Online backups Encrypted with THEIR Key Encrypted with YOUR key Local Backups Image Backups
Factors to consider (10 minutes)

Passwords Hash technology Salt Iterations Problems created by bypassing 2 factor authentication Multiple algorithms
Presented by

Steve Shank, of Oregon Computer Solutions (, will moderate the group discussion.