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OWASP Dallas

Welcome to the Dallas chapter homepage. The chapter leaders are

Chapter Lead- Matt Parsons

Hospitality/Facilities Lead- Rik Jones

Membership Lead- Norm Smith

Web/Technology Lead- Mynor Alvarado

Board Member- Andrea Wendeln

Board Member- Don McMillian

Board Member- Tim Shelton

Board Member- Jeromme Lawler

Click here to join the local chapter mailing list.

Participation

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Sponsorship/Membership

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THANKS TO OUR SPONSORS: The Dallas Chapter of OWASP would like to thank Richland College for hosting our monthly meetings.

Get Connected and Stay Connected

The Dallas OWASP chapter is proud to announce several new ways to keep in touch with the leadership and other members of the chapter and greater organization.

In addition to our Mailing List we also have a Dallas OWASP Twitter Feed a Dallas OWASP Facebook Page and a Dallas OWASP Linkedin Group. We invite you to join or follow whichever groups suit you, get involved with your fellow Dallas OWASP Chapter members, and we'll keep them all up to date with the latest official news and announcements from the chapter leadership.

Click any of the links below to visit the corresponding Dallas OWASP social networking groups:

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Announcements

November Meeting

When: Wednesday November 7, 2012 from 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM


Topic: Flame, Stuxnet, One to be Named and the Elderwood Project - Today’s Threat Landscape

With the recent announcements regarding Flame, Stuxnet and one to be named, this session will discuss some of the traits and new techniques associated with these APT’s. This session also discuss mainstream threats and how they are adapting to new technologies. Understanding some of the new methodologies and how they are being delivered is the first step to countering them and mitigating their risks. This presentation will enable executives, management and leaders to better understand and communicate the risks that currently exist to our IT environments.


Who: John R. Hill, CISSP, Principal Security Strategist Security Business Practice Symantec

John R. Hill is a Principal Security Strategist at Symantec Corporation. His career in information security and network infrastructure spans over 19 years as an industry veteran. Mr. Hill provides strategy, direction and leadership relating to advance security concepts and new technologies for clients and partners on behalf of Symantec Corporation.


Symantec is a global leader in proving security, storage and systems management solutions to help customers secure and manage their information against risks. Symantec's unique focus is to eliminate risk to information, technology and processes independent of the device, platform, interaction or location.


Prior to Symantec, Mr. Hill was the Director of Product Strategy and Marketing for the encryption startup Mobile Armor, which was acquired by Trend Micro in February of 2010. At Mobile Armor, he provided C-level guidance for product strategy, product development, and along with analysis of critical business and market intelligence. His role also focused on directing national communications and marketing.


Preceding Mobile Armor, Mr. Hill was a Security Evangelist and Product Line Executive for McAfee, Inc., now Intel Corporation. While there he communicated product messaging and strategy for events, CXO level clients, analysts, media and key market influencers. Mr. Hill also advised product management teams on market trends and provided gap analysis within product lines.


Previous to joining McAfee, Mr. Hill worked several years for Internet Security Systems, now IBM, communicating industry best practices and security awareness. His responsibilities included reviewing and consulting on enterprise security related issues and threats. Along with his history in the security industry, Mr. Hill formerly worked for Enterasys Networks and Cabletron Systems. While in the networking industry, Mr. Hill helped Fortune 100 companies to architect and implement globally connected networks.


John is also a professional speaker and has presented at numerous CIO summits, leading industry conferences and events for enterprise organizations and various branches of the US Military and Government.


Mr. Hill also holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from Texas A&M University.


Where:

Richland College

12800 Abrams Road

Dallas, TX 75243


Room: Sabine Hall: SH118


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Don't forget to bring your lunch!


October Meeting

When: Wednesday October 3, 2012 from 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM

Topic: Exploitation Techniques and Mitigation

Who: James McFadyen, Information Security Engineer and Director of Customer Support at HAWK Network Defense, Inc

Where: Richland College, 12800 Abrams Road, Dallas, TX 75243, Room: Sabine Hall: SH118

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September Meeting

When: Wednesday September 12, 2012 from 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM

Topic: The Importance of Application Security.

Who: Peter Perfetti; Director, Security Services & Operations IMPACT Security, LLC

Where: Richland College, 12800 Abrams Road, Dallas, TX 75243, Room: Sabine Hall: SH118

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August Meeting

When: Wednesday August 1, 2012 from 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM

Topic: Malicious Math: Recent Real-World Cryptographical and Computational Threats on the Web.

Who: Derek Soeder, founder, Ridgeway Internet Security

Where: Richland College, 12800 Abrams Road, Dallas, TX 75243, Room: Sabine Hall: SH118

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Slides: Media:Malicious Math - Final.pptx‎

July Meeting

When: Wednesday July 11, 2012 from 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM

Topic: Reinventing Dynamic Testing: Real-Time Hybrid

Who: Adam Hils; Senior Product Manager HP Enterprise Security Products

Where: Richland College, 12800 Abrams Road, Dallas, TX 75243, Room: Sabine Hall: SH118

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June Meeting

When: Wednesday June 6, 2012 from 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM

Topic: Is There An End to Testing Ourselves Secure?

Who: Rohit Sethi; Vice President, Product Development, SD Elements

Where: Richland College, 12800 Abrams Road, Dallas, TX 75243, Room: Sabine Hall: SH118

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May Meeting

When: Wednesday, May 2, 2012 from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM

Topic: OWASP and PCI DSS Requirement 6.5

OWASP and PCI DSS Requirement 6.5. Keeping current with the OWASP top 10 and how it impacts companies PCI compliance and training. Tony will discuss how McAfee complies to the requirement and how McAfee must make changes to match the current top 10 as well has making sure that developers keep up to date on training.

Who: Tony Gunn; Director of Security Operations for McAfee

Where: North Lake College (Central Campus) 5001 N. MacArthur Blvd. Irving, TX 75038 Phone: 972-273-3000 Building: A Room: 206

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March Meeting

When: March 7, 2012, 11:30am - 1:00pm

Topic: AAA for Hybrid Cloud Environment

During this session, presented by Symplified, we will explore four areas of interest.

Web, SaaS, Mobile Application Adoption Protecting sensitive data WAM for the Public Cloud Identity Sprawl

Who: Cullen Landrum, CISSP is a Senior Systems Engineer at Symplified.

Where: North Lake College (Central Campus), 5001 N. MacArthur Blvd. Irving, TX 75038 Phone: 972-273-3000 Building: A Room: 206

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February Meeting

When: February 1, 2012, 11:30am - 1:00pm

Topic: Web Application Vulnerability Testing with Nessus

Who: Rik A. Jones is a Senior Information Security Analyst for the Dallas County Community College District (DCCCD)

Where: SMU Caruth Hall Palmer Conference Center / 406 Caruth Hall 3145 Dyer Street Dallas, Texas 75205

Map (Caruth Hall is building 44 on the campus map link.)

January Meeting

When: January 11, 2012, 11:30am - 1:00pm

Topic: OWASP TOP 10

Power point demonstration of OWASP Top Ten Web Application Security Vulnerabilities with actual hacking examples. This presentation will cover such vulnerabilities as SQL injection, XSS and CSRF. Discussion, hands on exercise and question and answer session.

Who: Matt Parsons, VP Parsons Software Security Consulting

Where: North Lake College (Central Campus) 5001 N. MacArthur Blvd. Irving, TX 75038 Phone: 972-273-3000 Building: G Room: 405

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Presentation Archives

November 7, 2012

Title: Internet Security Threat Report

Speaker: John R. Hill, CISSP, Principal Security Strategist Security Business Practice Symantec

Slides: Media:Symantec_ISTR_17.pdf‎

February 1, 2012

Title: Web Application Vulnerability Testing with Nessus

Speaker: Rik A. Jones, Senior Information Security Analyst for the Dallas County Community College District (DCCCD)

Slides: Media:Web Application Vul Testing with Nessus 2012.02.01.pdf‎
Media:OWASP Broken Web Applications 2012.02.01.pdf‎

January 11, 2012

Title: OWASP TOP 10

Speaker: Matt Parsons, VP Parsons Software Security Consulting

Slides: Media:OWASPtopTen.pdf‎