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==== Local News  ====
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== Local News  ==
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==== Presenters and Presentations ====
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We are forever looking for volunteers to present at the chapter meetings, so if you've seen something interesting or you have something to say, please let us know.
  
In March's OWASP Brisbane Chapter meeting, Paul Ducklin will present a session titled "Live Malware Attack!" :
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Often, when we approach potential presenters, we tend to get the following response – “I don’t think my topic is interesting enough”.  We just want to stress that as long as the topic is security related – we’re all ears! We’re just a bunch of nice people wanting to learn/share our knowledge of the security domain.  So if you would like to present or know of someone that does, please contact us.
  
Widespread, fast internet connectivity has an ugly side: growing opportunity for cybercriminality. You can visualise the scale of the problem by considering that Sophos Labs processes some 20,000 malware sample submissions, and identifies some 30,000 newly infected web pages, *every day*.
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Presentations must be vendor agnostic (no selling of products or services), and please review the Speaker Agreement linked above.
  
These infected pages are rarely on web sites set up specially by the cybercriminals. They are *your* websites, remotely hacked and subverted by criminals who then use your servers to redirect innocent visitors to overtly malicious content.
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== Chapter Meetings  ==
  
Come to this talk and find out, through a live demo (safely done, but using real malware) how a modern cybercriminal attack works. Understand how even a well-informed user can be tricked.
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'''Next Brisbane Chapter Meeting - March 5, 2013'''
  
We will track an attack through:
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Hello everyone!  We hope you've all had a fantastic start to the year! 
  
* a scam email linking to...
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We will be starting 2013 with Scott Brown presenting at March's Brisbane OWASP chapter meeting.
* a legitimate but compromised site, redirecting to...
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* a malware site serving shrouded JavaScript which...
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* creates a web page on the fly inside the browser which...
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* unleashes a drive-by exploit which...
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* crashes your browser so that it...
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* connects to Hong Kong and silently downloads...
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* a bot which includes...
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* a rootkit which shrouds the bot from sight and...
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* begs the question, "what do we do now?"
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Know how your enemy is likely to attack and you will be much better prepared to answer that final question!
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Scott is a Brisbane local who cut his security teeth in the Banking and Finance industryHe's held various roles over the years, including software development, software security, access and identity management, network and network security. Scott's now fighting the good fight, working for CERT Australia.


 
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This session is interactive, meaning that you are encouraged to interject with observations or questions at any time during the presentation. (Learning is supposed to be fun :-) )
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Paul's Biography can be found here:
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http://www.sophos.com/pressoffice/contacts/pauld.html
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Venue: <b>CERT Australia Offices, Level 11, 301 Coronation Drive, Milton.</b>
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Time: <b>5:30pm (Pizza) for a 6pm start </b>
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Date: <b>Tuesday 1st March </b>
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Close: Session is expected to be completed by 7:30pm.
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RSVP: <b>Online at http://owasp-brisbane.eventbrite.com</b>
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==== Chapter Meetings ====
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Scott will present on two topics that have had a real impact on Australian based businesses, both in terms of reputation and dollars. Ransomware and VOIP fraud have both made the media several times in the last few months.  Come along to hear a little more about both topics and some recommendations to avoid falling victim to either.
  
<b>March 2011 Brisbane Chapter Meeting - Tuesday 1 March</b>
 
  
Venue: <b>CERT Australia Offices, Level 11, 301 Coronation Drive, Milton.</b>
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''Venue:'' Red Hat Offices, Level 1, 193 North Quay, Brisbane.
  
Time: <b>5:30pm (Pizza) for a 6pm start </b>
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''Time:'' 5:30pm for a 6pm start.  Lifts to Level 1 will be locked after 6pm.  Please arrive before then! 
  
Close: Session is expected to be completed by 7:30pm.
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''Date:'' Tuesday 5th March
  
RSVP: <b>Online at http://owasp-brisbane.eventbrite.com</b>
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''Close:'' Session is expected to be completed by 7:30pm.  
  
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''RSVP:'' There are limited seats. Please RSVP at http://owasp-brisbane.eventbrite.com
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There will be a social gathering at a local hostelry afterwards. Everyone is welcome to attend!
  
 
==== Brisbane OWASP Chapter Leaders  ====
 
==== Brisbane OWASP Chapter Leaders  ====
  
The chapter leader is [mailto:anne.luk@gmail.com Anne Luk], [mailto:wade@bindshell.net Wade Alcorn], and [mailto:owasp@moiler.com Glyn Geoghagen] __NOTOC__ <headertabs />  
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The chapter leaders are [mailto:anne.luk@owasp.org Anne Luk], [mailto:wade@bindshell.net Wade Alcorn], [mailto:glyng@owasp.org Glyn Geoghegan] and [mailto:djorm@redhat.com David Jorm] __NOTOC__ <headertabs />
  
 
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Revision as of 21:03, 21 February 2013

OWASP Brisbane

Welcome to the Brisbane chapter homepage. The chapter leaders are Anne Luk, Wade Alcorn, Glyn Geoghegan and David Jorm
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Local News

Presenters and Presentations

We are forever looking for volunteers to present at the chapter meetings, so if you've seen something interesting or you have something to say, please let us know.

Often, when we approach potential presenters, we tend to get the following response – “I don’t think my topic is interesting enough”. We just want to stress that as long as the topic is security related – we’re all ears! We’re just a bunch of nice people wanting to learn/share our knowledge of the security domain. So if you would like to present or know of someone that does, please contact us.

Presentations must be vendor agnostic (no selling of products or services), and please review the Speaker Agreement linked above.

Chapter Meetings

Next Brisbane Chapter Meeting - March 5, 2013

Hello everyone! We hope you've all had a fantastic start to the year!

We will be starting 2013 with Scott Brown presenting at March's Brisbane OWASP chapter meeting.

Scott is a Brisbane local who cut his security teeth in the Banking and Finance industry. He's held various roles over the years, including software development, software security, access and identity management, network and network security. Scott's now fighting the good fight, working for CERT Australia.



Scott will present on two topics that have had a real impact on Australian based businesses, both in terms of reputation and dollars. Ransomware and VOIP fraud have both made the media several times in the last few months. Come along to hear a little more about both topics and some recommendations to avoid falling victim to either.


Venue: Red Hat Offices, Level 1, 193 North Quay, Brisbane.

Time: 5:30pm for a 6pm start. Lifts to Level 1 will be locked after 6pm. Please arrive before then!

Date: Tuesday 5th March

Close: Session is expected to be completed by 7:30pm.

RSVP: There are limited seats. Please RSVP at http://owasp-brisbane.eventbrite.com


There will be a social gathering at a local hostelry afterwards. Everyone is welcome to attend!

Brisbane OWASP Chapter Leaders

The chapter leaders are Anne Luk, Wade Alcorn, Glyn Geoghegan and David Jorm