RuCTFe 2019

Below is a post from Sam “tacoman” Shrum, one of our #misec members, who summarized our teams efforts at this years RuCTFe competition. His original post is at his personal blog: November 23rd was the RuCTFE 2019 competition, with my second year playing with the #misec team. Last year’s competition was my first CTF […]


GamerSec is an online infosec community for those interested in video games. It’s a place to discuss and play video games with others in the industry. We have weekly game nights for PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUND (PUBG), Blizzard games, and more. To participate we have a Google Groups ( and a Discord channel ( setup. If you have […]

Get ready for GrrCON 2017!

GrrCON is an information security and hacking conference that provides the Midwest InfoSec community with a fun atmosphere to come together and engage with like minded people. GrrCON is relatively small with around 1,500 attendees to allow for those things other events leave out. Whether you are a Fortune 500 executive, security researcher, industry professional, student, or a […]

HackTheArch2017 at Baker College

In June, #misec had a team compete with the baker cyber defense group in HackTheArch17. It was a Capture-the-Flag (CTF) event in which competitors or teams (max 4 players per team) use their cybersecurity techniques to solve puzzles in order to obtain flags. There were four teams at the college, we were remote and many […]

Building a Community

At the #misec meeting I attended in mid April there was a panel on building a infosec community… so I’m borrowing their title for a post and giving my two cents in order to spread the topic! I won’t give a huge synopsis of who said what like I did in my last post about a #misec panel. Instead, […]

Setting Up Slack for #misec

Why Slack? At the 2015 RuCTF, we used to transfer notes and share files. For those that don’t know about Slack, it’s a modern chat client. While it may be just another messaging app to some people. I’ve used it through college, at work, and for groups like #misec and There’s been talk […]