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OWASP UW Bothell

Welcome to the UW Bothell chapter homepage. The Bothell campus of the University of Washington is located just North of Seattle. Students in the Master of Science in Cyber Security Engineering (MS CSE) program have chartered this OWASP Chapter to provide an educational resource for the community. We emphasize collaboration with other technology and security organizations.

Information about upcomming meetings and events will appear in the "News" section below.

The chapter leaders are David L. Morse (student leader) and Geetha Thamilarasu PhD (faculty advisor).

For more information about UW Bothell and the University of Washington system: http://www.uwb.edu/cybersecurity

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Local News

Meeting Location    The Bothell campus of the University of Washington is located near 
the North end of Lake Washington, at the intersection of Highway 522 and Interstate 405.
Multiple bus routes converge on campus, parking requires payment.
Everyone is welcome to join us at our chapter meetings.

Upcomming Meeting The next chapter event...stay tuned, updated soon!

Previous Announcements: (historical)

Hacking for Defense: 27 Feb, 2015
Presentation Audio File: File:OWASP UWB web-hacking-for-defense 2015-02-27.mp3
Presentation Slides: File:OWASP-UWB hacking-for-defense-2015-02-27 slides.pdf
The next chapter event, in cooperation with the UWB Gray Hats team, is 4pm - 5:30pm Friday, February 27.
Ever wondered if your website was secure? Want to know how to test it? Join us for an introduction to stress-testing your website!
We'll play with hacking tools specifically designed to identify the most commonly attacked vulnerabilities - using the results to "harden" our website.
We'll have a brief overview and then hands-on excercises. No experience needed!
We'll meet on campus in building UW1, Room 321 - the network security lab.
OWASP-UWB web-hacking-for-defense 2015-02-27 audiance2.jpg OWASP-UWB web-hacking-for-defense 2015-02-27 audiance.jpg

The next chapter business meeting, in cooperation with the ACM Chapter, is Friday, January 16.
We'll meet on campus, in the Cascadia building, in the commons next to Room 310 (CC1 - The building closer to UW).

The next chapter business meeting is Tuesday, Dec. 2nd in UW1, Room 321 from 6pm to 6:30 PST.

Related events: Industry, Government & Academic Panel: “Careers in Cybersecurity”,
Thursday, November 20, 2014, 7:30‐9:00 pm at DH 061,
presented by UW Bothell School of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
/Computing and Software Systems Speaker Series.