• Jonathan Singer – Hardware Introduction Class


    Jonathan is a recent graduate of the University of Central Florida’s Information Technology program. While at UCF, Jonathan founded the Collegiate Cyber Defense Club and was elected as President and Captain of the varsity cyber defense team. He successfully lead the team to victory in the Southeast Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition, ranking as one of the top 10 teams in the nation. Also while at UCF, Jonathan worked for a Central Florida ISP specializing in abuse and information security. His experience includes incident response, web application security, PCI compliance, and Linux server administration and hardening. Jonathan also co-founded the Security B-Sides Orlando Conference and developed the hackable guest badges. You can normally find him behind a terminal playing CTFs or reading /r/netsec. He has participated in several speaking engagements around Central Florida and currently holds his CCENT, A+, and Net+.


    Have you ever wanted to make your own circuit board? How about take a basic design into production? This class will be discussing the process of taking your schematics and ideas, and turing them into a full scale production. Learn about how to design boards digitally in software, send to production, and get boards assembled. After some learning about fabrication, we will be assembling our own boards and programming the hardware. This class comes with a hardware kit that you get to take home. This is a buy in class. Tickets are available to purchase, while supplies last.

    You will be supplied with:

    • Soldering Iron
    • Solder
    • Desolder Wick
    • Multifunction Volt Meter
    • Side Shears
    • Several hackable kits to assemble and program
    • USB cable and Programmer
    • Thumb drive with all documentation and applications
    • All of which you get to keep!