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Canberra OWASP Chapter meeting
The first meeting of the Canberra OWASP Chapter will be held on the 6th June 2012 and is proudly supported by the Centre for Internet Safety (CIS), who have kindly provided the venue, and Trustwave, who have kindly offered refreshments (pizza and softdrink/beer).
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Date: 6th June 2012
Time: 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Place: CIS Offices, 170 Haydon drive, Bruce, ACT 
1) Introduction to OWASP by chapter leader
2) Guest speaker from the Australian Taxation Office discussing their secure coding program
3) Networking and drinks
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