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== Chapter Meetings  ==
 
== Chapter Meetings  ==
  
'''Next Brisbane Chapter Meeting - March 5, 2013'''
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'''Next Brisbane Chapter Meeting - Wednesday April 10, 2013'''
  
Hello everyone!  We hope you've all had a fantastic start to the year! 
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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?".
  
We will be starting 2013 with Scott Brown presenting at March's Brisbane OWASP chapter meeting.
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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.
  
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.


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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.
  
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 monthsCome along to hear a little more about both topics and some recommendations to avoid falling victim to either.
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Please note that the meeting is on WEDNESDAY night, instead of the usual Tuesday.   
  
  
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''Time:'' 5:30pm for a 6pm start.  Lifts to Level 1 will be locked after 6pm.  Please arrive before then!   
 
''Time:'' 5:30pm for a 6pm start.  Lifts to Level 1 will be locked after 6pm.  Please arrive before then!   
  
''Date:'' Tuesday 5th March
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''Date:'' Wednesday 10th April
  
 
''Close:'' Session is expected to be completed by 7:30pm.  
 
''Close:'' Session is expected to be completed by 7:30pm.  

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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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