Info for first timers

Our second meeting of the year will generally be "Introduction to Shells". If you're joining us after that, please learn what a shell is and make sure you have a bash one on your computer.

Here are some other learning resources for getting started:
learn shell (good for starting):
in-depth on general programming productivity tools:
cryptography: Crypto 101 or CryptoPals

We run a CTF (learning competition) year-round here! Givet it a shot.