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OWASP Kenya

Welcome to the Kenya chapter homepage. The chapter leader is Munir Njenga and Alex Mathenge aided by Ruth Macharia
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Local News

2015 is a busy year in the information security field : In addition to the Africahackon Conference, the first Kenyan Project currently at OWASP is out titled OWASP Mth3l3m3nt Framework. It aims to make web penetration testing easier and use of less resources that are readily available platforms.

Security Happenings

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This Year the 2nd Africahackon Conference is happening on 31st July 2015 at the Ihub and OWASP Kenyan Chapter will be there, will you? .

For more information, Visit the Africahackon Website

Tickets can Be purchased here

Africahackon is East Africa’s premier technical computer security collective which brings together the individual talents of the best and brightest security professionals in the region, through live presentations, engaging discussions and hands on demonstrations. We are connoisseurs in a full range of defensive and offensive security topics are well versed in the theoretical aspect of cyber security and masters on the practical and tactical angle of the art.

AfricaHackOn houses not just ICT professionals but architects, electrical engineers, designers and business professionals. We have fun at what we do and boast of having a golden opportunity to shape the Information Security space across the continent.

Africahackon in collaboration with the OWASP Kenyan Chapter had a free 2 day bootcamp between 3rd and 4th July 2015 at JKUAT (Jommo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology) to sensitize them on security as they join the industry.