You can register for the Secure Code Warrior Tournament here: https://discover.securecodewarrior.com/wicked-tournament.html. Please review all information on that page. The Tournament opens for play on Monday, September 21 at 9:00 AM Eastern and will close at 4:30 PM Eastern on Thursday, September 24. If you want to win anything besides bragging rights, you must have a BSides Boston ticket.
The Biohacking Village celebrates global health ingenuity arising from maker communities with the dynamic perspective of emerging biology, technology, and human-enhancement. Whether your interest lies in security, technology, engineering, devices, or fabrication, BHV welcomes unapologetically enthusiastic innovators.
The ICS Village equips industry and policymakers to better defend industrial equipment through experiential awareness, education, and training. The ICS Village allows defenders of any experience level to understand unique failure modes of these systems and how to better prepare and respond to the changing threat landscape.
Mental Health Hackers is dedicated to educate information security professionals about the unique mental health risks faced by those in our field and provide guidance on reducing the effects of related mental health issues such as anxiety, depression, social isolation, and other mental health disorders.
The Lockpick Village participants can learn about the vulnerabilities of various locking devices, techniques used to exploit these vulnerabilities, and practice on locks of various levels of difficultly to try it themselves.
Capture The Flag
A Capture the flag event or CTF is an event that can exercise many disciplines of information security: cryptography, stenography, binary analysis, reverse engineering, mobile security, web, forensics, network.... Challenges can vary but appeal to all skill levels.
BSides Boston CTF: https://bsidesbos.ctf.games/. Please review all rules including prizing eligibility on this site.
Check out John Hammond through these channels and start engaging with the CTF community!