I was an attendee at the WISP 2016 lock picking workshop. I had so much fun after that workshop that a friend and I bought airplanes tickets to head to our first Defcon the very next day. I am now a regular Defcon attendee and a bonafide Security professional! Thank you so much for teaching that workshop in such a friendly and approachable way.
I had to finally post about this event because of all the gushing I have done in the last week + about how amazing and enjoyable it was. So many bright, interesting people. So much positivity. If only every tech event could be like this.
Seriously I recommend taking a workshop with @LockpickExtreme! They're great folks, and they also sell training locks, etc. (Note: I learned from them last year, this is an enthusiasm endorsement not one of financial interest!)
Today we’re are so happy to be able to share this conversation about locksport we had with TOOOL Orlando Chapter Lead, Willa Riggins. Willa comes from the InfoSec world with a background as a system, software, and security engineer. We are thrilled she is an addition to the lockpicking […]
Our second interview in our “Women in Locksport” series comes from Grace Nolan, a New Zeland native who has given talks at security conferences such as CrikeyCon, OzLockCon, Linux.Conf.Au, and CHCon. Grace was previously a web developer but is now currently a security engineer at Google working on the detection […]
Sometimes, especially when just starting out, it can be hard to find others who share an interest in picking locks. I have always felt that community is such a large part of lock picking and is something positive to celebrate, especially when there are seemingly so few of us. Personally, […]
We Hear This All The Time… “This is encouraging criminals.” “You shouldn’t be sharing this kind of information on the internet.” “It should be illegal to buy lockpicks.” Whether it’s in person or a comment on Facebook, we hear this kind of talk all the time. After all, I do […]