Together Boston Presents: Cryptoparty

Past Locations for this Class

Together Boston Presents: Cryptoparty

Past Locations for this Class

About this class

Information is power, right? So, the more information that you provide online, the more power people who have access to this information have over you. For example the more information you give to the cellphone company, the more power they potentially have over you. Through this series of workshops you’ll learn how much personal information companies and the government can access about you and be introduced to concrete, actionable steps to protect your privacy.


12:00 p.m. Session 1 - What do we Know because of Snowden? - Albert Willis Session 2 - Using the Tails OS - Andrew Lewman, Tor Project

1:00 p.m. Room 1 - Securing your Email with GnuPG - Steve Revilak Room 2 - Encrypting Your Files with TrueCrypt - Kevin Gallagher

2:00 p.m. Room 1 - Chatting Securely with OTR - Andrew Lewman, Tor Project Room 2 - Virtual Private Networks - David Burdelski

3:00 p.m. Room 1 - Securing Your Email with GnuPG - Steve Revilak Room 2 - Tor & Anonymity on the Web - James O'Keefe


  • Know which of your tools are collecting and storing information about
  • Keep your email from the prying eyes of others
  • Video chat with friends without having it archived by uninvited sources
  • Browse the web anonymously

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