Algeria Student Chapter

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March 4th 2012

The Algeria Student Chapter has participated in dzwebdays Constantine event from the 1st to the 3rd of March. The program of our talks was as fellow:

Day 1:

OWASP TOP 10 Web Security Risks - Hani Benhabiles

Android Security - Hocine Abdelhakim Ameur

Secure PHP Development - Billel Benabderahmanne

Day 2:

Introduction to penetration testing - Amine Saighi

Day 3:

OWASP Entreprise Security API - Djamel Eddine Boudekhanni

ModSecurity Web Application Firewall - Hani Benhabiles

We also had a booth were we have explained to the visitors the objectives and the activities of OWASP and the Algeria Student Chapter.

Some pictures are available here.

February 25th 2012

A "Secure PHP development" workshop for students was conducted today by Billel Benabderrahmane at National Higher School of Computer Science (ESI).

February 18th 2012

A "Web Security Testing" workshop for students was conducted today by Hani Benhabiles at National Higher School of Computer Science (ESI). A "Secure PHP Development" workshop will be conducted next Saturday by Billel Benabderrahmane.

February 14th 2012

We are now partners with Emploitic (media) and Synapse-labs (technical).

February 2nd 2012

N'TIC Magazine is our new communication partner!

January 15th 2012

We're happy to announce that the OWASP Algeria student Chapter will be organising the BSides Algiers!

For more information check out the event's page.

January 2nd 2012

A meeting was held today, the discussed points were:

  • The global objectives of the chapter.
  • The date and the form of the next meetings.
  • Work on procedures to officialize the chapter at a local college.
  • The participation of our members in the incoming DzWebdays event next month.
  • The organization of a security event. More information on this to come later.
  • The involvement in OWASP's different projects.

December 29th 2011

A first meeting is scheduled on January, 2nd between the first members of the chapter to discuss the short term actions to do, involvement in the next local IT events as well as the long term objectives.

December 19th 2011

The OWASP Algeria Student Chapter is officially founded by Hani Benhabiles.

The OWASP Algeria Student Chapter was founded on December 19th, 2011 by Hani Benhabiles and includes around 30 active members.

Actually located at National Higher School of Computer Science (ESI), the chapter aims to be active on a national wide level not only by participating at different IT events but also by organizing free and open for everyone conferences, workshops and meetings about application security and information security in general.

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