“We are seeing a shift, from the ‘destruction’ of data to the ‘theft’ of data. They are going from
‘hacking for fun’ to ‘hacking for fortune’ “…

Our mission is to research, shape and disseminate information, tools, and tactics that empower
people to use technology in a way that is indeed more liberating. We support and strengthen our
local communities through edification and action. We strive to learn from each other and focus our
skills toward creative goals, to explore and research positive hacktivism, and to defend the national

Provide a user-friendly InfoSec-research and educational computing environment that is responsive
to the needs of the community. Assist each of these in every way possible, by identifying and
supporting performance-enhancing and process-optimizing technologies.

Provide technology-focused services that increase productivity and enhance computing experiences.
Provide a reliable, efficient, friendly and easily-accessible community for Information Security.