Random Hacks of Kindness Glasgow

Sep 7 - 8, 2013 · Glasgow City, United Kingdom
RHoK Glasgow -- CyberSecurity Special Event is a Random Hacks of Kindness focused on cybersecurity education, learning to write more secure code, and improving the security of Open Source applications that have been written by the Random Hacks of Kindness community to deal with disaster response, emergencies, medicine, civic participation, and education.
Challenges at this event include developing CyberSecurity curriculum for secondary students, security-specific code review of humanitarian software, exploring the theoretcial 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; Riak, the makers of Basho; and GitHub.
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