Milton Keynes hosts first CryptoParty helping women learn more about security online

GirlsCode MK
GirlsCode MK

The first CryptoParty to be held in Milton keynes will be taking place next month.

It is being hosted by GirlsCode MK, a non-profit organisation that teaches programming to girls and women, and this unique and free event will be taking place on Thursday, May 10.

GirlsCode MK are based The National Museum of Computing (TNMOC) at Bletchley Park and organise regular meet-ups, NodeSchool MK, Django Girls MK and now the CryptoParty MK - hosting around 30 events each year.

The evening party gives the opportunity to learn the basics from experts and other participants, listen to enlightening talks, take part in workshops, make friends and teach others and discover more about cybersecurity.

You can take your smartphone, tablet and laptop to get most out of the workshops.

CryptoParty is hosted by the MK Gallery and is completely free to attend. There will be music and a welcoming atmosphere where you will be able to learn loads and benefit from it on the spot.

If you are a cybersecurity expert interested in giving a workshop or talk, or if you’re interested in sponsoring the event, please contact the meet-up organiser. at http://girlscodemk.co.uk/contact-us/

Cryptoparty is part of a wider grassroots movement to pass on knowledge to protect yourself and others online.

You can find out more about the movement at http://girlscodemk.co.uk/