We'll have 2 presentations this month, QubesOS: a toolkit for secure applications and Space Night Talk Show

Attend the meeting on Thursday November 12th at 7PM by visiting: https://lufthans.bigbluemeeting.com/b/plu-yuk-7xx

Kevin O'Gorman: QubesOS: a toolkit for secure applications

SecureDrop is a whistleblowing system designed to protect the anonymity of sources against highly-capable adversaries. It's also not exactly user-friendly. FPF is building a next-generation SecureDrop workstation for journalists using the Qubes OS (https://qubes-os.org/) as a base. This presentation covers some of the properties of Qubes that make the workstation possible while preserving the level of security that SecureDrop has historically provided.

About Kevin:
Kevin is a Newsroom Support Engineer at the Freedom of the Press Foundation, based in Toronto, Canada. His involvement in digital security stems from his time spent working in various roles with media organizations including the CBC and The Globe And Mail, where he led security workshops for journalists and worked with FPF to implement the first Canadian SecureDrop instance.

Nathan Cluff: Space Night Talk Show

PLUG is hosting it's first ever talk show. Tune in as Hans asks guest Nathan Cluff about FLOSS in space and other geeky topics.

der.hans will interview Nathan Cluff for PLUG's first ever talk show as they talk about throwing things at other planets, our first spacecopter and whatever else comes up

First Space Night video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bnxge96YO3A
Perseverence: https://mars.nasa.gov/mars2020/
Spacecopter: https://mars.nasa.gov/technology/helicopter/
Planetary Society: https://www.Planetary.org/
NASA: https://www.NASA.gov/
Mastcam-Z: https://mastcamz.asu.edu/

About Nathan:
Nathan is the Lead Systems Administrator for the Mastcam and Mastcam-Z cameras on the Mars Science Laboratory and Mars 2020 rovers in addition to supporting operations for various other missions such as the Luna Polar Hydrogen Mapper (LunaH-map) mission. Nathan has been involved in various Linux administrative positions for the last 18 years and has been in the School of Earth and Space Exploration at ASU for the last 4 years.

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