Difference between revisions of "Brisbane"

From OWASP
Jump to: navigation, search
(22 intermediate revisions by 2 users not shown)
Line 1: Line 1:
{{Chapter Template|chaptername=Brisbane|extra=The chapter leader are [mailto:anne.luk@owasp.org Anne Luk], [mailto:wade@bindshell.net Wade Alcorn], and [mailto:glyng@owasp.org Glyn Geoghagen]||mailinglistsite=http://lists.owasp.org/mailman/listinfo/owasp-brisbane|emailarchives=http://lists.owasp.org/pipermail/owasp-brisbane}}  
+
{{Chapter Template|chaptername=Brisbane|extra=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]||mailinglistsite=http://lists.owasp.org/mailman/listinfo/owasp-brisbane|emailarchives=http://lists.owasp.org/pipermail/owasp-brisbane}}  
 
+
==== Local News  ====
+
 
+
 
<paypal>Brisbane</paypal>  
 
<paypal>Brisbane</paypal>  
  
==== Chapter Meetings  ====
+
== Local News  ==
 
+
==== Presenters and Presentations ====
In March's OWASP Brisbane Chapter meeting, Paul Ducklin will present a session titled "Live Malware Attack!" :
+
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.
  
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*.
+
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.
  
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.
+
Presentations must be vendor agnostic (no selling of products or services), and please review the Speaker Agreement linked above.
  
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.
+
== Chapter Meetings  ==
  
We will track an attack through:
+
'''Next Brisbane Chapter Meeting - Wednesday April 10, 2013'''
  
* a scam email linking to...
+
In April's meeting, Ben Waugh's presentation will be on the topic "How does an organisation embed a secure development life-cycle into a highly distributed (both physically and structurally) software development environment comprising hundreds of developers?".
* a legitimate but compromised site, redirecting to...
+
* a malware site serving shrouded JavaScript which...
+
* creates a web page on the fly inside the browser which...
+
* unleashes a drive-by exploit which...
+
* crashes your browser so that it...
+
* connects to Hong Kong and silently downloads...
+
* a bot which includes...
+
* a rootkit which shrouds the bot from sight and...
+
* begs the question, "what do we do now?"
+
  
Know how your enemy is likely to attack and you will be much better prepared to answer that final question!
+
Since joining the security industry from a software development background, Ben has worked in the financial services industry advising to projects on a range of security issues as well as developing and implementing various technologies to improve detection of malicious or fraudulent activity. However, he has most enjoyed his role driving development of an application security program from the ground up. In his spare time he dabbles in a number of security (and non-security) software projects, including the BeEF framework.
  
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 :-)  )
+
Ben will present how to use a number of OWASP tools, including OpenSAMMM, ZAP as well as some home-grown initiatives, to win over developers and management as part of a lightweight and agile application security program.
  
Paul's Biography can be found here:
+
Please note that the meeting is on WEDNESDAY night, instead of the usual Tuesday.
http://www.sophos.com/pressoffice/contacts/pauld.html
+
  
<br>
 
<br>
 
Venue: <b>CERT Australia Offices, Level 11, 301 Coronation Drive, Milton.</b>
 
  
Time: <b>5:30pm (Pizza) for a 6pm start </b>
+
''Venue:'' Red Hat Offices, Level 1, 193 North Quay, Brisbane.
  
Date: <b>Tuesday 1st March </b>
+
''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.
+
''Date:'' Wednesday 10th April
  
RSVP: <b>Online at http://owasp-brisbane.eventbrite.com</b>
+
''Close:'' Session is expected to be completed by 7:30pm.  
  
<br>
+
''RSVP:'' There are limited seats. Please RSVP at http://owasp-brisbane.eventbrite.com
  
  
<br>
+
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 />  
+
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 />
  
 
[[Category:Australia]]
 
[[Category:Australia]]

Revision as of 19:23, 2 April 2013

OWASP Brisbane

Welcome to the Brisbane chapter homepage. The chapter leaders are Anne Luk, Wade Alcorn, Glyn Geoghegan and David Jorm
Click here to join the local chapter mailing list.

Participation

OWASP Foundation (Overview Slides) is a professional association of global members and is and 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.

Sponsorship/Membership

Btn donate SM.gif to this chapter or become a local chapter supporter.

Or consider the value of Individual, Corporate, or Academic Supporter membership. Ready to become a member? Join Now BlueIcon.JPG

funds to OWASP earmarked for Brisbane.

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 - Wednesday April 10, 2013

In April's meeting, Ben Waugh's presentation will be on the topic "How does an organisation embed a secure development life-cycle into a highly distributed (both physically and structurally) software development environment comprising hundreds of developers?".

Since joining the security industry from a software development background, Ben has worked in the financial services industry advising to projects on a range of security issues as well as developing and implementing various technologies to improve detection of malicious or fraudulent activity. However, he has most enjoyed his role driving development of an application security program from the ground up. In his spare time he dabbles in a number of security (and non-security) software projects, including the BeEF framework.

Ben will present how to use a number of OWASP tools, including OpenSAMMM, ZAP as well as some home-grown initiatives, to win over developers and management as part of a lightweight and agile application security program.

Please note that the meeting is on WEDNESDAY night, instead of the usual Tuesday.


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: Wednesday 10th April

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