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DisInfoSec was a smash success!

The event happened on Saturday, July 11th, 2020. We had a lot of great talks, and we raised $685 CAD for the Autistic Self Advocacy Network, the Autistic Women and Nonbinary Network, and the Council of Canadians with Disabilities, which will be split evenly between the three orgs.

Good job, everyone!

For legacy’s sake, we will leave the schedule up on this site.

YouTube clips are here!

If you missed DisInfoSec live, all isn’t lost. The entire event can be enjoyed whenever you want, through all nine video clips uploaded to YouTube! Click here to check out the playlist.

See you next year?

I, Kim Crawley, am now seriously considering doing more DisInfoSec events in the future. What do you think? I will keep the mailing list open, and you can be notified if there’s another event six months to a year from now.

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DisInfoSec is an online cybersecurity conference featuring disabled speakers

So the COVID19 pandemic has killed conventional cybersecurity conferences and events which meet offline. That’s okay, we can have cybersecurity events online! Inspired by BeerConOne and Lesley Carhart’s PancakesCon, cybersecurity blogger Kim Crawley has decided to start an online cybersecurity conference of her own. But this time, the spotlight will be on disabled people with infosec knowledge.

DisInfoSec Schedule

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Here’s information about the orgs our fundraiser supported

DisInfoSec is raised funds for organizations that are run by disabled people for disabled people.

Autistic Self Advocacy Network logo

The Autistic Self Advocacy Network was founded by autistic people to advocate for the rights of autistic people. Their mission statement from their website is:

“The Autistic Self Advocacy Network seeks to advance the principles of the disability rights movement with regard to autism. ASAN believes that the goal of autism advocacy should be a world in which autistic people enjoy equal access, rights, and opportunities. We work to empower autistic people across the world to take control of our own lives and the future of our common community, and seek to organize the autistic community to ensure our voices are heard in the national conversation about us. Nothing About Us, Without Us!”

Autistic Women & Nonbinary Network logo

The Autistic Women & Nonbinary Network was founded by autistic people to advocate for the rights of autistic people who are female or nonbinary. Their mission statement from their website is:

“The mission of Autistic Women & Nonbinary Network (AWN) is to provide community, support, and resources for Autistic women, girls, nonbinary people, and all others of marginalized genders.

AWN Network is dedicated to building a supportive community where we can share our experiences in an understanding, diverse and inclusive environment. AWN is committed to recognizing and celebrating diversity and the many intersectional experiences in our community.

We welcome all women, transgender and cisgender, non-binary and genderqueer people, Two-Spirit people, people who have at anytime identified as women or girls, and all other people of marginalized genders or of no gender. AWN recognizes and affirms all people’s gender identities and expressions, as well as choices about disclosure, transition, and going stealth.

Our goal is to dispel stereotypes and misinformation which perpetuate unnecessary fears surrounding an autism diagnosis. We seek to share information which works to build acceptance and understanding of disability. Welcome to AWN Network!”

Council of Canadians with Disabilities logo

The Council of Canadians with Disabilities was founded by disabled people to advocate for Canadians with all disabilities. Their mission statement from their website is:

“The Council of Canadians with Disabilities (CCD) is a social justice organization of people with all disabilities that champions the voices of people with disabilities, advocating an inclusive and accessible Canada, where people with disabilities have full realization of their human rights, as described in the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.”

Who is DisInfoSec?

image of Kim Crawley

DisInfoSec was founded and is organized by Kim Crawley, an autistic cybersecurity blogger.