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OWASP Cluj-Napoca Chapter meetings / events are free and open. Cluj-Napoca benefits from a strong software development community and application security is one vital aspect to be taken into consideration. Everyone is welcome to join our chapter meetings, members and non-members.

The Chapter leader is Lucian Corlan. The Chapter Board Members are: Raoul Gheletus (PR/Marketing, Secretary & Membership), Vasile Dorca (PR/Marketing), Radu A. Munteanu (PR/Marketing, Events & Conferences), Cristian Serban (Education), Lucian Suta (Education), Tudor Blaga (Education), Ovidiu Cical (Education).

  • Anyone who wants to get involved and help the Chapter evolve is very welcome.
  • You want to present at one of our meetings / events (please read the speaker agreement).
  • In case you have any questions about the OWASP Cluj-Napoca Chapter, send an email to Lucian Corlan
  • Next event:
    For details please check Upcoming Events!

    4th - OWASP Cluj-Napoca members meeting: 20th of August

    (July was skipped due to Cluj Security Meetup on the 18th of June)
    Powered by SDL Cluj

    Location and host: SDL Cluj, Str. Constanta, nr.24, 400158 Cluj-Napoca
    17:30-18:00 Welcome participants & coffee break
    18:00-18:30 Say hi - who's who - 1-2 mins self presentation (or more if needed :))
    18:30-19:00 ISO 27001 - Experiences on the field (for Software Development companies)
    19:00-19:30 SDL - ZAP presentation and open discussion about why, where and how
    19:30-20:00 (Open slot)
    20:00-20:30 (Open slot)
    Time: 17:30 to 20:30 


    SDL Cluj

    3rd - OWASP Cluj-Napoca members meeting: May 18 2015 Monday 17:00

    Powered by AROBS
    Security is the new black

    Location and host: @AROBS, Cluj Business Center, Str. Henri Barbusse, Nr. 44-46.
    17:00-17:30 Welcome participants & coffee break
    17:30-18:00 Say hi - who's who - 1-2 mins self presentation (or more if needed :))
    18:00-18:30 Robert Suciaghi - AppSec my story
    18:30-19:00 Stefan Farr - Big Companies, Big Data, Big Danger
    19:00-19:30 Bogdan Oniga - SSLStrip and how to steal credentals
    19:30-20:00 Lucian Corlan - A couple of things about InfoSec Certifications
    Time: 17:00 to 20:00 


    AROBS Transilvania Software

    2nd - OWASP Cluj-Napoca members meeting: March 19 2015

    Location and host: Blvd. 21 decembrie 1989, nr. 128-130, Fac. de Instalatii, sala 205
    18:30-18:45 Say hi - who's who - everyone (not optional :D) 1-2 mins self presentation (or more if possible :))
    18:45-19:30 Adrian Beleanu - Lessons Learnt in Web Apps Security Testing
    19:30-20:00 Raoul Gheletus - XSS Attacks
    20:00-20:30 OWASP Cluj Plans for the future - Involvement in the Chapter (Note: this didn't take place)
    Time: 18:30 to 20:30 

    1st OWASP Cluj-Napoca event #11: 29th of January, 2015

    Video here.

    Location and host: Hotel Opera Plaza, Cluj-Napoca, Romania, Conference Room Cristal
    09:00-10:00 Registration (& Coffee)
    10:00-10:05 Intro OWASP Cluj-Napoca Lucian Corlan
    10:05-10:20 Jim Manico - OWASP Cluj-Napoca Welcome - video recording - 
    10:20-10:50 Petko Petkov - Keynote: Everything is awesome!
    10:55-11:35 Renato Rodrigues - Topic: I Didn't See That Coming (Weird Stuff on the Web)
    11:40-12:00 Tudor Blaga - Topic: So you want to move to the Cloud …
    12:00-12:10 Short presentation of COM'ON Cluj-Napoca
    12:10-12:30 All participants that actually work in the field of Security - 1-2 mins short presentation (optional!)
    12:30-14:00 Lunch, Drinks & Social
    14:00-14:40 Oana Cornea - Topic: Mobile applications security risks and defenses
    14:45-15:10 Cristian Serban Topic: Java Securer Code 
    15:15-15:45 Subodh Sawant Topic: Application Security Risk Calculator
    15:50-16:00 Break
    16:00-16:25 Cosmin Huruiala Topic: HTTP Access Control (CORS)
    16:30-16:55 Lucian Corlan Endnote: OpenSAMM
    17:00 ++ Drinks & Social
    Register here.
    Time: 10:00 to 17:00 

    Here you can find a short movie from the conference:


    Betfair Romania Development - Platinum Sponsor
    Checkmarx - Gold Sponsor

    What is this event about:

    OWASP Cluj-Napoca Chapter InfoSec Event 2015 is free and open. Cluj-Napoca benefits from a strong software development community and application security is one vital aspect to be taken into consideration.
    The presentations to be shown at the InfoSec Event 2015 will cover several Information Security Topics such as: Application Security - Attacks, Penetration Testing; Access Management; Cloud Security and others.
    Everyone with genuine interest into Information Security is welcome to join the event.

    Who Should Attend?

    • Application Developers
    • Application Testers and Quality Assurance
    • Application Project Management and Staff
    • Chief Information Officers, Chief Information Security Officers, Chief Technology Officers, Associates and Staff
    • Chief Financial Officers, Auditors, and Staff Responsible for IT Security Oversight and Compliance
    • Security Managers and Staff
    • Executives, Managers, and Staff Responsible for IT Security Governance
    • IT Professionals Interesting in Improving IT Security
    • Anyone interested in learning about or promoting Web Application Security


    Petko D. Petkov (pdp): Founder of Websecurify and frontman of the GNUCITIZEN Information Security Think Tank. pdp is a recognized information security researcher, security tools developer, penetration tester, frequent speaker at industry events, and published author who has contributed to several best-selling books in the field of information security.

    Renato Rodrigues: Holder of a MSc in Informatics Engineering with great interest in innovation and security issues - an area that I am interested in ever since I can remember. I am driven by opportunities of finding breakthrough ideas and developing them. I split my free time exploring the Android Platform and surfing some waves, whenever I get the chance. Twitter: @simps0n

    Oana Cornea: Currently I am working as an Application Security Analyst at Electronic Arts and I am the chapter leader of the OWASP chapter from Bucharest, Romania. I have been working in the field of IT security for almost 5 years and I am a Computer Science graduate with a Master in Information Technology Security.
    Oana's presentation will highlight the main mobile applications attack vectors, techniques and tools to perform a security review. These will be presented in connection with OWASP projects and will provide practical guidance on how to improve the security of mobile applications.

    Cristian Serban: He was responsible for software security in 3 development offices. He coordinated security testing of a wide range of products, mobile, web internal and externally developed. He also implemented SDLC in Agile projects by training Security Champions in each development team and included automated security testing in continuous delivery environment. Cristian worked 5 years in Betfair as Senior Apllication Security Analyst, then joined another online betting business and returned half a year ago at Betfair in Cluj

    Subodh Sawant: I have been in Application Security field for over 5 years managing application security programme and performing pentesting of web application, services and android apps. I have completed MSc Information Security from Royal Holloway, University of London. Subodh will present: Risk Calculator - a tool identifies the risk associated with an application change (at a high level) by using a balanced scorecard to identify common risk indicators or attributes

    Tudor Blaga: He has been working in Networking, Network Security and Infrastructure Security for more than 6 years and in research & education for more than 12 years. In his current role at Betfair he provides security consultancy for infrastructure projects, and trainings, demos to Security Champions. Holder of a PhD. in Telecommunications Engineering, he teaches course on Networking and Security at the Technical University of Cluj-Napoca. Tudor will present challenges, security concerns when moving to the Cloud

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