Happening nearby: Technology Exposition coming to EdCC in April

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EdccSign2WEB3-1Edmonds Community College will host its second annual Technology Exposition on Saturday, April 2. Tickets are free but reservations are recommended.

The free event will feature Washington state’s Technology Syndicate — a group of technology experts and educators who have prepared a series of one-hour activities geared toward individuals at all skill levels.

Activities will include hands-on labs that cover Web application development, computer forensics, capturing network traffic, designing computer networks, using virtual machines and diagnosing hard drive problems.

“There are many technological advances we hear about on a daily basis but never have the opportunity to see in action or learn more about,” Steve Hailey, Edmonds CC Information Security and Digital Forensics Instructor, said. “For example, we hear stories all the time about hackers cracking passwords. We’ll be showing how this is done and how to protect yourself from this type of attack.”

Attendees can choose to participate in the hands-on activities or just observe.

“This is a great opportunity to learn about many different areas of technology,” Hailey said. “There will be something for everyone at this event, from the computer novice to the information technology professional.”

To learn more about the event and to reserve your free ticket, visit https://infosec.edcc.edu.

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  1. I have attended the computer forensics seminar at the college now twice, and the Technology Exposition once. These folks are experts and the content is wonderful. I found the forensics seminar to be an actual class that I would have gladly paid for. I do not consider myself to be that computer savvy, yet I have been able to understand everything so far. Highest recommendation for whatever this group puts on.

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