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November Meeting

Date: Thursday, 12th November 2015

Location: UKFast, Birley Fields, Manchester M15 5QJ

Registration: TBA


Speakers

  • Scott Helme

Abstract: Modern browsers have introduced new security features that websites can activate using server headers: CSP, HSTS and HPKP. I analysed the use of these headers on the Alexa Top 1 Million sites. The results are not what you might expect and the data shows some interesting trends.

Speaker bio: Scott Helme is an Information Security Consultant who blogs about security, privacy and performance online. He develops tools and tutorials to help you deploy the latest web security features. Read more at scotthelme.co.uk.

  • Nikola Milosevic

Abstract: Android users face many threats and risks. Since modern mobile devices are almost all the time exposed to the internet and other types of mobile networks, they are always exposed to the attacks. Users are usually not aware of the threats. OWASP Seraphimdroid is an OWASP project initiative with an aim to protect users from the threats by giving them the right tools in the form of mobile application and to educate them trough it. In this talk Nikola will present the current state and some interesting features of OWASP Seraphimdroid.

Speaker bio: Nikola is a project leader of OWASP Seraphimdroid project and one of the chapter leaders in Manchester. Previously, he founded and led OWASP local chapter in Serbia in 2012. At the moment he is doing his PhD at the University of Manchester. Read more at http://inspiratron.org/