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OWASP Bangalore

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Chapter News

  • Special OWASP Meeting on 8th of Feb 2014 -  A Systematic Method for Manual Web Pentesting by Justin Searle
  • null and OWASP are doing a JavaScript Security Hands-on Workshop on 21st December 2013 [1]
  • To view pictures from OWASP Bangalore's 2011 Meetings: click here.

Next Meeting

The next OWASP meeting along with null/G4H/SecurityXploded is scheduled for 18th January 2014.


ThoughtWorks, Ground Floor, ACR Mansion, 147/f, 8th Main Road, 3rd Block, Koramangala, Bangalore - 560034 Google Map Link


Start Time End Time Title Speakers Description References
09:30 10:10 Web Application Security for Beginners: DOM Based XSS Jayesh Singh This is a multipart series on Web Application Security. This session will cover part 2 of the DOM based XSS subsection, the identification and concepts behind it. The session will also cover filter bypasses and different XSS payloads in that context. OWASP Cross Site Scripting
10:10 10:20 Introductions Introduction for new comers and start of the meet for everyone.
10:20 10:50 Automated Source code review using Fortify Rupam Bhattacharya This talk+demo will cover the automated source code review tool called Fortify . The demo will show on how to configure Fortify, select rules based on pre-determined conditions and scan the code for different vulnerabilities.
10:50 11:20 Struts Validation Framework Part 2 Satish This session is the second part of the talk on Validation frameworks. These frameworks are used to secure information from entering business model in an MVC architecture. “Struts Validation framework” is a set of predefined plugin codes which have proven best practices in Data validation. We will take a look at the working of the framework and understand how malicious data is treated. Struts Validation Framework
11:20 11:40 Networking Session and Break Everyone The idea of the networking session is for everyone to get up, go around the room and say hi to various attendees and the experts.
11:40 12:20 Security Onion Nishanth Kumar Security Onion is an full Linux distribution with packet capture, network-based and host-based intrusion detection intrusion detection systems (NIDS and HIDS, respectively) and other powerful analysis tools. The talk will cover the following aspects of this OS:
  1. Introduction of Security Onion
  2. Tools included in the OS and usage of these tools for exploitation.
  3. How to do Analysis of Packets using tools
12:20 12:50 Web Application Security: The pitfalls and the brickwalls, a developer perspective Vamsi Krishna This is a multi-part series on common developer mistakes that result in major security vulnerabilities. This month we will see how unsanitized data causes SQL injection due to poor programming practices. We will also take a look at Insecure Direct Object references where a developer does not anticipate a permission model for objects resulting in unauthorized access to data.
12:50 13:10 Feedback and Topic discussion for next month meet

Previous Meeting Venue and Dates

No Date Venue Time
26 14th December 2013 ThoughtWorks Office ( 9:30 AM
25 1st November 2012 KPMG Office 7 PM
24 16th May 2012 Kieon ( 10 AM
23 19th May 2012 Kieon ( 10 AM
22 21th April 2012 Kieon ( 10 AM
21 10th March 2012 Kieon ( 10 AM
20 04th February 2012 Kieon ( 10 AM
19 07th January 2012 Kieon 10 AM
18 3rd October 2009 Praxeva India 10 AM
17 19th September 2009 Praxeva India 10 AM
16 5th September 2009 Praxeva India 10 AM
15 12 July 2009 Cubbon Park 10.30 AM
14 07 June 2009 ICH, Church Street 09.00 AM
13 11 April 2009 ThoughtWorks Bangalore, (DevCamp2) 10.00 AM
12 07 March 2009 Yahoo, Embassy Golf Links Business Park 11.00 AM
11 02 February 2009 India Coffee House, MG Road 9.00 AM
10 11 January 2009 India Coffee House, MG Road 9.00 AM
9 14 December 2008 India Coffee House, MG Road 9.00 AM
8 16 November 2008 India Coffee House, MG Road 9.00 AM
7 13 September 2008 IIM Bangalore (Part of BarCamp Bangalore-7)
6 09 August 2008 Microland Office 3.00 PM
5 12 July 2008 RSA Office (Part of Secure Camp) 9.30 AM
4 29 June 2008 India Coffee House, MG Road 9.30AM
3 28 June 2007 (Part of Barcamp Bangalore-4)
2 2006

1 2006

Meeting Summaries

Summaries from Past Meetings

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