Random Hacks of Kindness Glasgow Cybersecurity Special Event

6 8 September 2013

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Challenges at this event include developing Cybersecurity curriculum for secondary students, security-specific code review of humanitarian software, exploring the theoretival and practical problems of ensuring the security of mobile assessment, feature additions to the Bachchao personal security mobile app, and developing guidelines for security concerns in the development of humanitarian software.

Speakers and Subject Matter Experts at the event will help those with less experience dealing specifically with cybersecurity issues, making this an opportunity for active skills development at the same time as you work on projects which will be put to immediate use in the real world.

RHoK's MISSION is to create a self-sustaining global community of innovators building practical open technology for a better world, and to ensure their work creates impact in society.

RHoK's Goals
Create open technology solutions for the challenges facing humanity, locally and globally.
Generate international collaboration between individuals, communities and organizations.
Foster opportunities for technologists to use their professional skills to serve humanity.
Build the technical and collaborative capacity of people and organizations to identify and tackle challenges for social impact.
Join us in Glagow on the 7th and 8th of September to work on amazing projects that benefit society and help build a better world.

RHoK Glasgow -- Cyber Security Special is organized by Geeks Without Bounds in cooperation with ScotlandHacks, with sponsorship from SQA; Basho, the people behind the Riak distributed database; Encription; and GitHub.

7 speakers

  • Michelle Govan Senior Lecturer in Digital Forensics & Security, Glasgow Caledonian University
  • Paul Mason @PMason00 Assessment Officer, SQA
  • Detective Inspector, E-Crime Unit, Police Scotland
  • Graeme West @mistergwest Open Rights Group, Glasgow Organizer

10 sessions

Day 1 Friday 6th September 2013

Day 2 Saturday 7th September 2013

Day 3 Sunday 8th September 2013


  • Teacher Building

    Teacher Building, St Enoch Square (map)

    9 sessions.

  • MAKLab

    11 Mitchell Lane (map)

    1 session. Friday Night Pre-Hackathon Party 6:30-9:00pm

7 known attendees

  • John Hamelink
  • Brian Moore
  • Lisha Sterling
  • Martin Bartos
  • Michelle Govan
  • Paul Mason
  • Graeme West

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