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OWASP Atlanta

Welcome to the Atlanta chapter homepage. The chapter leader is Tony UcedaVelez


OWASP Foundation (Overview Slides) is a professional association of global members and is open to anyone interested in learning more about software security. Local chapters are run independently and guided by the Chapter_Leader_Handbook. As a 501(c)(3) non-profit professional association your support and sponsorship of any meeting venue and/or refreshments is tax-deductible. Financial contributions should only be made online using the authorized online chapter donation button. To be a SPEAKER at ANY OWASP Chapter in the world simply review the speaker agreement and then contact the local chapter leader with details of what OWASP PROJECT, independent research or related software security topic you would like to present on.


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Join OWASP ATL via our Meetup Group

From Jan 2012, we have moved to a Meetup group. will replace the traditional subscriber email list eventually (referenced above in the top of this page). It allows us to better communicate with members, RSVP for events, and announce meetings - all in one place. Click on the following link to visit our meetup page and signup.


Atlanta Georgia OWASP Chapter Leaders

Becoming a Member or Sponsor

On behalf of the entire organization, I would like to solicit your financial support of our chapter via a tax deductible membership for OWASP as a great non-profit organization which aims to elevate web application security. We hope that you find historical and future meetings to be of value and show support via a member based contribution.

To contribute to OWASP-Atlanta, sign up as an individual member, or support us as a corporate sponsor, please visit: If you are already a member, please don't forget to renew your membership!! The same link will serve both purposes.

Thank You to Our 2012 Supporters

We're looking for sponsors in 2012. Thanks to the following list of chapter level supporters for their financial contributions and/ or hosting our chapter meetings in 2012.

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2011 OWASP Atlanta Member Survey

The Atlanta OWASP Member Survey has come and gone. Thanks to all those that responded. A subset of the results is shown below in the form of top ranking security topics that members wish to see in 2011. Owasp surv2011.jpg

Chapter Meetings

Future Meetings

February 2012 Meeting

WHAT:: 'Scanning Web2.0 – web applications aren’t web sites anymore'

WHEN:: February 16, 2012. 6-8pm

WHERE:: 3535 Piedmont Rd NE #1400, Atlanta, GA 30305 (Wipro)

WHO:: Kirill Mendelev is a researcher and an architect at HP Enterprise Security Products (specifically ex-SPI Dynamics part of it). He has been with HP for 7 years now, focusing on Web technologies for load-testing (LoadRunner) and security testing (WebInspect) purposes. I’ve lead research projects aiming to remedy threat of evolving Web technologies to both products.

ABSTRACT:: Kirill is going to speak about problems we encountered while scanning modern web applications, and how we’re planning to solve them.

RSVP: All RSVP is done now via our site. Visit and register at

COST: Free to all. Bring a Friend. However, please look to join our chapter. Only $50. No pressure, but greatly appreciate. Non-profit and good cause.

April 2012 Meeting

WHAT:: Mobile Security Talk

WHEN:: April 20, 2012. 6-8pm


WHO:: Jack Mannino, nVisium Security


RSVP: All RSVP is done now via our site. Visit and register at

COST: Free to all. Bring a Friend. However, please look to join our chapter. Only $50. No pressure, but greatly appreciate. Non-profit and good cause.

Meeting Archive

January 2012 - Ninja Assessments: Stealth Security Testing for Organizations (Kevin Johnson, SamuraiWTF)

Old meeting pages (before 2012)

December 2011 - Preventing Data Breaches using Provenance-aware Firewalls (Anirudh Ramachandran, Nouvou Inc)

November 2011 - HowTo Talk on Assessing Mobile Apps

October 2011 - Fuzzin' w/ JBroFuzz (Tony UV)

August 2011 - Mobile Security for the Enterprise (Billy Graham)

May 2011 - Don't Teach Your Developers Security (Caleb Sima, Armorize)

Apr 2011 - Demystifying WAFs (members from Imperva, Accuvant, WhiteHat Security Presenting)

Mar 2011 - Online Privacy (Samy Kamkar)

Feb 2011 - Separated by a Common Language (Business-Geek Communication)

Jan 2011 - OWASP Tool Medley (Tony UV

Dec 2010 - December Social Event

Oct 2010 - Rapid Development of Web Security Tools using SpiderSense

Sep 2010 - Search Engine Hacking

Aug 2010 - OWASP Guided Tour & Using the O2 Platform

Jun 2010 - Security Six Flags Outing

May 2010 - Clubbing WebApps with Botnets

Mar 2010 - Panel on Static & Dynamic Analysis for Web Apps

Feb 2010 - Embedded Malicious JavaScript

Feb 2010 - DNS Security

Jan 2010 - Owasp Top 10 (Tony UV)

Oct 2009 - Security Religions & Risk Windows (Jeremiah Grossman)

Sept 2009 - Securing WebServices (Tony UV)

Aug 2009 - ISSA Event

June 2009 - OWASP LIVE CD Workshop

Apr 2009 - Filter Evasion Techniques (Workshop)

Apr 2009 - Chapter Rebirth meeting

Atlanta ISACA OWASP Meeting 03.27.09

Atlanta Leadership Meeting 03.05.09

Atlanta Leadership Meeting 02.26.09

Atlanta OWASP May 2007 Meeting

Atlanta OWASP December 06 Social

Atlanta OWASP April Meeting

Chapter Meeting March 29th 2006

October 26th Meeting

April 27th, Chapter meeting a SUCCESS!

March 30th, 2005

February Meeting

June 2005