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== Upcoming Events ==
 
== Upcoming Events ==
  
'''Thursday, September 20th at 6pm – Capture the Flag(CTF) with Daniel Likarish'''
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'''Thursday, November 15th at 6pm – Identity Management with Ram'''
  
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November's topic is "Identity and Access Management for OWASP" by Ram.  There are various aspects to security -- and this talk will explain the Identity and Access Management part of the security spectrum. Web applications typically need authenticated access and they have various roles that need to be authorized depending on business needs.
  
Welcome back from the summer hiatus!
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In addition to our presentation, we welcome everyone's participation in the open topic discussion.  While entirely impromptu, October's discussion on PEN testing was detailed and informative, demonstrating the value of collaborating with peers.  Security professionals:  Remember to invite a developer!
  
OWASP Boulder resumes in September with a Capture the Flag (CTF) meeting. Next spring, [https://www.owasp.org/index.php/Front_Range_OWASP_Conference_2013 SnowFROC 2013] will feature a CTF-style hacking competition organized by local volunteers. Come and share your CTF experience, ideas, and bad code. We will discuss tournament format, rules, and framework.
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Presenter Bio: Ram graduated from Perry Mason thrillers to reading about Pascal, C, C++ and OOP by the time he was 16. Corporate life started him off on IBM mainframes. That did not last long before he got back into Java and C++. The 9/11 incident threw him into Security and he got to dabble a fair bit in the Identity and Access Management space. He is very fortunate to have been able to add to his geek credentials by gaining soft skills (very important skill for security folks) in dealing with "situations" on numerous occasions in a customer facing role. He also loves the outdoor pursuits of Colorado.
  
To kick-off the project, Professor Daniel Likarish of Regis University, organizer of the Rocky Mountain Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition (RMCCDC), will share his experiences in building a CTF tournament from scratch.
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Many thanks to [http://www.aerstone.com/ Aerstone] for hosting and refreshments.
  
Although this meeting is oriented on developing a CTF tournament, we will discuss a variety of other current events.
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Seating is limited and is prioritized for those who [http://www.meetup.com/OWASP-Boulder/ RSVP].  If you have a change of plans, please update your RSVP status to allow space for those on the waiting list.
 
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'''About Professor Likarish:''' Dan is an assistant professor in the School of Computing & Information Sciences with responsibility for Information Assurance program coordination, students and research at [http://academic.regis.edu/cias/AboutUs.html Regis University]. He is Director of the Colorado Front-range Center on Information Assurance Studies. His research and teaching interests are in the design and implementation of student cyber security competitions, security of critical SCADA infrastructure and virtualization of student lab exercises. He has installed and is calibrating a Radio Telescope for use as a K-Collegiate teaching instrument and directs the Rocky Mountain Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition. He is the recipient of various state, industry and federal grants and awards.
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'''About the RMCCDC:''' Seven teams representing Kansas, Colorado and New Mexico attended the competition consisting of a two-day scenario-driven event with teams responsible for recovery and maintenance of business services, processes and defense of the network after a gaming company was successfully attacked. The event provided an opportunity to capture several data sets; live attack and response data by the Red Team, Blue Team interviews as well as post event participant surveys. The competition included cadets from the Air Force Academy who went on to finish in second place at the [http://nationalccdc.org/ National CCDC] in April of 2012.
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Seating is limited! We can only accommodate seating for those who [http://www.meetup.com/OWASP-Boulder/ RSVP].  If you have a change of plans, please update your RSVP to allow those who are on the waiting list.
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The meeting will be held at the [https://maps.google.com/maps?q=1711+Pearl+St,+Boulder,+CO+80302&hl=en&ll=40.018955,-105.272412&spn=0.005801,0.016512&sll=40.019446,-105.273058&layer=c&cbp=13,345.63,,0,0.03&cbll=40.019323,-105.273016&hnear=1711+Pearl+St,+Boulder,+Colorado+80302&t=m&z=17&panoid=5v0RhKi7sjpi-Z5HcgKFFw Aerstone offices] on 17th and Pearl. Parking is available through the [http://files.meetup.com/3503072/Parking.png Whittier Neighborhood Zone] for up to three hours daily. As always, food and drinks are free and there will be an open networking session after the meeting.
 
The meeting will be held at the [https://maps.google.com/maps?q=1711+Pearl+St,+Boulder,+CO+80302&hl=en&ll=40.018955,-105.272412&spn=0.005801,0.016512&sll=40.019446,-105.273058&layer=c&cbp=13,345.63,,0,0.03&cbll=40.019323,-105.273016&hnear=1711+Pearl+St,+Boulder,+Colorado+80302&t=m&z=17&panoid=5v0RhKi7sjpi-Z5HcgKFFw Aerstone offices] on 17th and Pearl. Parking is available through the [http://files.meetup.com/3503072/Parking.png Whittier Neighborhood Zone] for up to three hours daily. As always, food and drinks are free and there will be an open networking session after the meeting.

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Upcoming Events

Thursday, November 15th at 6pm – Identity Management with Ram

November's topic is "Identity and Access Management for OWASP" by Ram. There are various aspects to security -- and this talk will explain the Identity and Access Management part of the security spectrum. Web applications typically need authenticated access and they have various roles that need to be authorized depending on business needs.

In addition to our presentation, we welcome everyone's participation in the open topic discussion. While entirely impromptu, October's discussion on PEN testing was detailed and informative, demonstrating the value of collaborating with peers. Security professionals: Remember to invite a developer!

Presenter Bio: Ram graduated from Perry Mason thrillers to reading about Pascal, C, C++ and OOP by the time he was 16. Corporate life started him off on IBM mainframes. That did not last long before he got back into Java and C++. The 9/11 incident threw him into Security and he got to dabble a fair bit in the Identity and Access Management space. He is very fortunate to have been able to add to his geek credentials by gaining soft skills (very important skill for security folks) in dealing with "situations" on numerous occasions in a customer facing role. He also loves the outdoor pursuits of Colorado.

Many thanks to Aerstone for hosting and refreshments.

Seating is limited and is prioritized for those who RSVP. If you have a change of plans, please update your RSVP status to allow space for those on the waiting list.

The meeting will be held at the Aerstone offices on 17th and Pearl. Parking is available through the Whittier Neighborhood Zone for up to three hours daily. As always, food and drinks are free and there will be an open networking session after the meeting.