Archive for January, 2015

first gardening fair for 2015 is here!
Join us as we celebrate growing our own food.
When: Sunday, February 1
10 am to 5 pm
Where: Veterinary College Campus,
Hebbal, Bangalore
Location Map: http://goo.gl/k05yOI



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EMC Defenders League
Winja (CTF by women for Women)
Hello Ladies!
Are you a security enthusiast? Have you ever wished to be a part of puzzle-solving competition, but never got a chance to participate? Have you ever wanted to test your knowledge by solving hacking simulated challenges? Well then here’s your chance to be a part of Winja!
Get ready to Goa!

What is Winja?
It is an on-site hacking simulated competition at nullcon where individuals attempt to attack and defend computers and networks using certain software and network structures. The duration of the event would be around 2 hours.

The winner takes away:

Exciting Goodies

Introduction: 20 mins
Challenges to solve – 1 hr 40 mins
Feedback – 20 mins
Why be a part of this event?

You can test your hacking skills.
A unique event for Women in Technology and Security.
To learn different attack vectors for various vulnerabilities and have fun while doing it.
7th Feb, 2015 @ nullcon Goa

Rules and Guidelines

The event is free if you have a conference pass (Student, Individual and Corporate).
Women interested in attending this event can be offered 20% discount on all types of passes.
Participants Requirement

Hardware requirements

A laptop with Admin privileges.
At least 20 GB of free space.
Minimum 3GB Ram

Software requirements

Operating System any of the following: OSX, Win 7 and above, Ubuntu 12.0.4
VMware OR Virtual Box 4.x.x installed
About Nullcon Winja Team
Apoorva Giri

Apoorva works as a Security Analyst with iViZ Security (a Cigital company).She has presented a workshop on “Cyber Security and Ethical Hacking for Women” at c0c0n 2014at Kochi, Kerala. Her interests lie in Web Application Security and Mobile Security. She’s an active member of null/OWASP Bangalore Chapter. She has been listed on the Barracuda Hall of Fame for finding vulnerabilities on their application.

Shruthi Kamath

Shruthi works at Infosys Limited. She is a certified Ethical Hacker from EC Council .She has presented a workshop on “Cyber Security and Ethical Hacking for Women” at c0c0n 2014.She has conducted a one day workshop on “OWASP TOP 10” at Null Bangalore chapter. She has presented on “Secure SDLC” at c0c0n Conference 2013.She has participated at Jailbreak nullcon 2014. She presented a talk on “Cybercrimes in India and its Mitigation” at the National Conference for Women Police held at Trivandrum. She’s an active member of null/OWASP Bangalore Chapter. Her area of interest is Web Application Security.

Sneha Rajguru

Sneha works at Payatu Technologies Pvt.Ltd. She is a Certified Ethical Hacker and a Licensed Penetration Tester from EC Council. She’s an active member of null Pune Chapter and has presented talks on various information security related topics during the local null meets(Pune chapter). Her area of interest lies in Web application and mobile application security and fuzzing.

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Event to be held at the following time, date, and location:

Saturday, January 31, 2015 from 9:30 AM to 5:30 PM (IST)

Microsoft India Private Limited
Embassy Golf Links
Off. Intermediate Ring Road
Bengaluru, 560071


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Gentle Reminder for the upcoming event!

null meets are free for anyone to attend. There are absolutely no fees. Just come with an open mind and willingness to share and learn.

Date: Saturday January 17 2015

09:30AM OWASP Top 10 by Vandana
10:00AM Meet Introductions by Rupam Bhattacharya
10:20AM Basics on TCP/IP by Akash Mahajan
11:20AM SIEM Overview by Raghavendran Gopal
11:50AM nmap Demo (Idle/Stealth scan) by RAHUL YADAV
12:30PM Networking Session and QnA by Akash Mahajan
01:10PM Burp Automated Workflows by Mahendra Nath
01:50PM Feedback Session and Planning for next month meet by Akash Mahajan


Sapient Consulting Pvt. Ltd.
Sapient Consulting Pvt. Ltd.,
2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th floors,
Salarpuria GR Tech Park,
Vayu Block, Whitefield Road,
Bangalore 560 066
Karnataka, India

Map URL:

For further details and Registration/RSVP please visit the following URL:

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SSRDP is pleased to inform you that we are hosting India Way Forward – National Conference on Skilling India and Fortifying Its Roots on the 16th of January 2015 at Bangalore. The mandate for emerging India is youth employment and rural development; they need to go hand in hand.

The dissonance between academic teachings and learning’s required in Corporate India or for a budding entrepreneur has become acute. Skilling the Indian youth is imperative to bridge this gap. The session invites Corporate India, Universities, Placement agencies,Entrepreneurs, Youth to recognize the challenges and chart a way forward.

Building robust health, hygienic habits and surroundings, homes for the homeless, harmony in diversity and an economic sustenance model has oft been discussed as a holistic model to bring about
Sustainable Integrated Community Development in Rural as well as Urban India. This session explores an implementable model for the nation to follow and also the role of spirituality to spur human
values, a cornerstone in achieving success. Experts share the strides taken by them on each of the above initiatives. IWF – 2015 is an attempt to set perfect equilibrium between the growth and progress of Indian youth and rural India.

IWF – 2015 will look at: [Skilling India]

1. Skillling of Indian Youth
2. Creating Employment Opportunities
3. Motivating Entrepreneurship Spirit

IWF -2015 will look at: [Fortifying India]

1. Holistic Approach to A Sustainable Integrated Community Development
2. Bring About an Overall Development of the Rural Community
3. Improve the Quality Of Life in Rural Areas and Encouraging Village Economy
4. Boost Rural Employment and Entrepreneur Opportunities

List of our Inaugural Speakers are:

1. H.H Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, Founder, Art of Living
2. Shri Anna Hazare, Renowned Social Activist, Maharashtra.
3. Shri Sarbananda Sonowal, Hon`ble MoS, Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports
4. Shri Sudarshan Bhagat, Hon`ble MoS, Rural Development
5. Shri H.K. Patil, Hon`ble Minister of Rural Development & Panchayat Raj, Karanataka
6. Shri Sunil Ambekar, National Organising Secretary, ABVP.
7. Shri Vinod Menon, International Faculty, Art of Living

Other speakers include;

– Dr. Shankar S. Mantha, [Former
Chairman, AICTE]
– Pramath Nath, Director, KPMG
– Anurag Agarwal, Head, Strategies, Merge
& Acquisition, Future Group
– Aika Chaturvedi Banerjee, CEO,
Future Learning
– Madan Padki, Co Founder, Head
Held High
– O.P. Goel, GM, Vocational Training, Bosch
– Dr. Prabhakar Rao, Trustee, SSIAST
– Father Thomas Peelianickal, Director,
– Dr. Ranga Rao, CEO, Thrive
– Mr. Vinay Jaju, CEO, ONERGY.
– Svati Bhogle, CEO, SustainTech.
– Dr. Ashok Das, CEO, SunMoksha

Delegate Benefits are as follows:

1. A platform to interact with likeminded people from all over India
2. A platform to express your opinion and be a part of execution team for skilling Indian Youth and bringing rural development.
Attached is the brochure for your reference. Please feel free to give us a call for any clarifications.

The event is jointly is hosted with SSRDP and Art of Living HR.


Priya VijayGopal,
Sri Sri Rural Development Program (SSRDP)
Art of Living Foundation
21st km, Kanakpura Road
Udaipalia, Bangalore,Karnataka

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BASC Blood Donation Camp 11 at Victoria Hospital on 10th Jan 2015 starting 10 AM

Wish you a very Happy New Year. Let us start this year with a very good cause.

Bangalore ASCENDers requests all its members to volunteer for this noble cause initiated by BASC Social Causes–BDI team in association with Sankalp India Foundation.

* Every year our nation requires about 4 Crore units of blood, out of which only a meager 40 Lakh units of blood are available.
• The gift of blood is the gift of life. There is no substitute for human blood
• Blood cannot be manufactured – it can only come from generous donors
• Donating blood is a safe process. A sterile needle is used only once for each donor and then discarded.
• Blood donation is a simple four-step process: registration, medical history and mini-physical, donation and refreshments

We request you to please start registering for the Blood Donation Camp which is organized on

DATE OF THE EVENT: 10th Jan 2015

TIME OF THE EVENT: 10:00 to 12:00 Noon

VENUE OF THE EVENT: Victoria Hospital, City Market,
Bangalore -560 002. Phone: 080-2670 1150

HOW TO REACH – MAP:https://www.google.co.in/maps/@12.9618207,77.5736152,17z


Please mail your Queries/suggestions/thoughts to srikanth.bk@bangaloreascenders.org / Phone 98454 51373 in the same thread, please do not spam to the entire group.

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