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OWASP Cambridge

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Cambridge OWASP Chapter Meeting

Tuesday 10th February 2015 17:30 – 20:30, Lord Ashcroft Building (LAB003), Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge.

Hosted by the Department of Computing & Technology, Anglia Ruskin University, Institute of Information Security Professionals (IISP) East Anglia Branch and OWASP (Open Web Application Security Project) Cambridge Chapter

Guest speakers: Peter Batchelor, Head of UK Public Sector, ForeScout Technologies

Peter is Head of UK - Public Sector, working for ForeScout Technologies for the past 2 years. He has an extended career in the IT industry with industry leaders such as EMC and Readsoft.

Title : Vulnerability Management

The theme for this talk is around vulnerability management and will cover the challenges in managing the growing number of endpoints, compounded by the Internet of Things. The talk will focus on how the speaker sees the security landscape in this area and some of the up and coming challenges for the industry as a whole.

How technical advancements could help mitigate some of these vulnerability issues will be explored with the audience along with how this creates new challenges for vulnerability management and how those challenges may differ within different sectors such and government and health as examples.----


17:30 – 17:45 Welcome from the OWASP Cambridge Chapter Leader, Adrian Winckles, Course Leader in Information Security & Forensic Computing, Anglia Ruskin University

17:45 – 19:45 Peter Batchelor - Vulnerability Management

19:45 – 20:30 Refreshments & Networking (coffee, tea, juice) in LAB006


To register for this free event, please register online here

The conference will be held in the Lord Ashcroft Building, Room LAB002 (Breakout Room LAB006 for networking & refreshments).

Please enter through the Helmore Building and ask at reception.

Meeting Location

Anglia Ruskin University

Cambridge Campus

East Road



Get further information on travelling to the university.

Everyone is welcome to join us at our chapter meetings.

Planned dates for upcoming events

21 April 2015

Date Name / Title Link
10 Feb 2015 Steven van der Baan / Web Application Security Testing with Burp Suite
2 December 2014 Colin Watson / OWASP Cornucopia
21 October 2014 Eireann Leverett presentation
1st April 2014 Ian Glover (CREST) / Overview of the CREST activities to professionalise the industry.
Yiannis Chrysanthou (KPMG) / Modern Password Cracking
Damien King (KPMG) / Filename Enumeration with TildeTool
12th November 2013 Paul Cain / Tracking Data using Forensics
12th November 2013 James Forshaw/ The Forger's Art: Exploiting XML Digital Signature Implementations presentation
5th March 2013 Sarantis Makoudis / Android (in)Security presentation
5th March 2013 Nikhil Sreekumar / Power On, Powershell presentation