Introduction

Welcome to MonSec, a student-run club at Monash University dedicated to the teachings of practical cyber security skills.

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int main() {
	// printf() displays the string inside quotation
	printf("Welcome to MonSec!\n");
	return EXIT_SUCCESS;
}

Established in 2014, we run weekly workshops, with each focused around a single topic, involving both a presentation and practical workshop or beginner-friendly challenges to test our attendees. Our aim is to introduce students to new and interesting career opportunities, and give them not only the skills to pursue them, but the passion and interest to want to do so.

Weekly Workshop

times and locations

We plan to cover the following areas (Note: This is not an exhaustive list).

  • Penetration testing
    • Network scanning
    • Password cracking
    • Wi-Fi attacks
    • Corporate network hacking
  • Cryptography
  • Binary exploitation
  • Reverse-engineering
  • Malware analysis
  • Digital forensics
    • Open-source intelligence (OSINT)
    • Steganography
    • Network sniffing
  • Game hacking
  • Mobile app hacking

We are open to people bringing their own projects and ideas to work on with other members.

We also plan to bring industry experts to give students an inside look into a jobs in cybersecurity and networking opportunities. If you are a cybersecurity professional and would like to collaborate with us, please take a note of our contact details.

Competitions

We participate in various CTF-type competitions both domestically and internationally.

Other

  • We are registered as a non-for-profit organisation in Australia.
  • The modifications we made to this website’s theme are inspired by the work of James Panther.