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Cambridge OWASP Chapter Meeting
Tuesday 13th Octover 2015 17:30 – 20:30, Lord Ashcroft Building (LAB003), Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge.
Hosted by the Department of Computing & Technology, Anglia Ruskin University, Institute of Information Security Professionals (IISP) East Anglia Branch and OWASP (Open Web Application Security Project) Cambridge Chapter
Guest speakers: Simit "sid" Siddharth, founder of NotSoSecure Ltd
umit "sid" Siddharth is the founder of NotSoSecure Ltd, a specialist IT security firm delivering high-end IT security consultancy and Training. Prior to NotSoSecure, he worked as Head of Penetration Testing for a leading IT security company in UK. He has more than 10 years of experience in Penetration Testing. Sid has authored a number of whitepapers and tools. He has been a Speaker/Trainer at many security conferences including numerous Black Hat, DEF CON, OWASP Appsec, HITB etc. Sid is also a co-author of the book SQL Injection: Attacks and Defence (2nd edition). Over the years, Sid has identified several critical flaws in leading software and helped fix these bugs. These include products from Microsoft, Oracle, Intel, Wordpress etc. He has trained several security consultants/penetration testers and helped them get better at their jobs.
Title : Some neat, new and ridiculous hacks from our vault
If you do pentest for living, then you should be used to compromising applications and networks pretty much on a daily basis. However, each hack is unique and some are more special than others. There are those that help you stay in job, those that keep you awake in night and then there are those that define why we do pentest. In this talk, Sid will share some neat, new and ridiculous hacks which he and his colleagues at NotSoSecure have come across during real life pentest.
17:30 – 17:45 Welcome from the OWASP Cambridge Chapter Leader, Adrian Winckles, Course Leader in Information Security & Forensic Computing, Anglia Ruskin University
17:45 – 19:45 Simit Siddharth - Some neat, new and ridiculous hacks from our vault
19:45 – 20:30 Refreshments & Networking (coffee, tea, juice) in LAB006
To register for this free event, please register online here
The conference will be held in the Lord Ashcroft Building, Room LAB002 (Breakout Room LAB006 for networking & refreshments).
Please enter through the Helmore Building and ask at reception.
Anglia Ruskin University
Get further information on travelling to the university.
Everyone is welcome to join us at our chapter meetings.
Planned dates for upcoming events
Tuesday 10th November 2015
Tuesday 8th December 2015 (proposed Internet of Things Security with BCS EA Region)
Tuesday 9th February 2016
Tuesday 8th March 2016
Tuesday 12th April 2016
|Date||Name / Title||Link|
|10 Feb 2015||Steven van der Baan / Web Application Security Testing with Burp Suite|
|2 December 2014||Colin Watson / OWASP Cornucopia|
|21 October 2014||Eireann Leverett||presentation|
|1st April 2014||Ian Glover (CREST) / Overview of the CREST activities to professionalise the industry.|
|Yiannis Chrysanthou (KPMG) / Modern Password Cracking|
|Damien King (KPMG) / Filename Enumeration with TildeTool|
|12th November 2013||Paul Cain / Tracking Data using Forensics|
|12th November 2013||James Forshaw/ The Forger's Art: Exploiting XML Digital Signature Implementations||presentation|
|5th March 2013||Sarantis Makoudis / Android (in)Security||presentation|
|5th March 2013||Nikhil Sreekumar / Power On, Powershell||presentation|