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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 May's OWASP Brisbane Chapter meeting, Matthew de Carteret will present a session titled "Ghost in the Shell(code)" .
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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.
  
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Presentations must be vendor agnostic (no selling of products or services), and please review the Speaker Agreement linked above.
  
Shellcode is the crux of any exploit being run today. It dictates what the exploit aims to gain from its use — without shellcode the exploit does nothing. Understanding what shellcode does can be a major step in the incident handling process. Shellcode can do anything you can imagine code could do. Not every shellcode used in an exploit downloads malware or spawns a shell.
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Times have changed and the targets have updated their protection. Shellcode today could be a straight forward API call to download a file and execute it or it could be code to just disable/create a firewall rule on your windows server.
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'''Next Brisbane Chapter Meeting - Wednesday April 10, 2013'''
  
Catching an exploit is a great step in understanding the purpose of an attack. Extracting and reviewing the shellcode will allow you to streamline your incident handlers to collect malware and focus their reviews on particular services or applications.
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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?".
  
This talk will demonstrate methods on captured exploits for extracting shellcode and understanding its purpose.
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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.
 
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Matt is a Senior Threat Analysis escalation engineer located in the Brisbane SOC. He is working on getting his SANS GIAC Reverse Engineering Malware certification (and hopes to have this cert prior to presenting ). Working in the SOC gives Matt a great perspective on active exploitation in the wild and the techniques used by malware authors and pentesters. Matt has a considerable employment history including deployment, pentesting and network administration.
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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.  Lifts will be locked at 6pm, so please arrive before then!  </b>
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Date: <b>Tuesday 3rd May </b>
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Close: Session is expected to be completed by 7:30pm.
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There will be a social gathering at the local pub afterwards.  Everyone is welcome to attend!
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RSVP: <b>Online at http://owasp-brisbane.eventbrite.com</b>
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==== Chapter Meetings  ====
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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.
  
<b>May 2011 Brisbane Chapter Meeting - Tuesday 3 May</b>
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Please note that the meeting is on WEDNESDAY night, instead of the usual Tuesday
  
Venue: <b>CERT Australia Offices, Level 11, 301 Coronation Drive, Milton.</b>
 
  
Time: <b>5:30pm (Pizza) for a 6pm start.  Lifts will be locked at 6pm, so please arrive before then!  </b>
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''Venue:'' Red Hat Offices, Level 1, 193 North Quay, Brisbane.
  
Close: Session is expected to be completed by 7:30pm.
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''Time:'' 5:30pm for a 6pm start.  Lifts to Level 1 will be locked after 6pm. Please arrive before then! 
  
There will be a social gathering at the local pub afterwards.  Everyone is welcome to attend!
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''Date:'' Wednesday 10th April
  
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 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
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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 - 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