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OWASP Denver

Welcome to the Denver chapter homepage. Chapter leader is Andy Lewis.


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Local News

Next Chapter Meeting: October 17th at Hosting.com RSVP Now!!!

Pizza and Chapter Business starting at 6, presentation starting at about 6:30...

RSVP here

Topic: DevOps: The Answer App Security didn't know we needed

Is security still an afterthought in your SDLC? Is "the" security practitioner in your SDLC a pariah? Are you ready for that to change? Raf will share some insight that might help YOU and YOUR team FINALLY integrate security into your SDLC...

About Raf: Rafal Los, Chief Security Evangelist for Hewlett-Packard Software, combines nearly 15 years of subject-matter expertise in information security with a critical business risk management perspective. From technical research to building and implementing enterprise application security programs, Rafal has a track record with organizations of diverse sizes and verticals. He is a featured speaker at events around the globe, and has presented at events produced by OWASP, ISSA, Black Hat, and SANS among many others. He stays active in the community by writing, speaking and contributing research, representing HP in OWASP, the Cloud Security Alliance and other industry groups. His blog, Following the White Rabbit, with his unique perspective on security and risk management has amassed a following from his industry peers, business professionals, and even the media and can be found at


Prior to joining HP, Los defined what became the software security program and served as a regional security lead at a Global Fortune 100 contributing to the global organization’s security and risk-management strategy internally and externally. Rafal prides himself on being able to add a ‘tint of corporate realism’ to information security.

Rafal received his B. S. in Computer Information Systems from Concordia University, River Forest, Ill.

  • Twitter:@Wh1t3Rabbit
  • Speaker URL:hp.com/go/white-rabbit
  • Facebook:facebook.com/Wh1t3RabbitPage

About the chapter: Chapter Meetings are held the 3rd Wednesday of designated months for the Denver Chapter, and the 3rd Thursday of designated months for the Boulder Chapter. If you have an idea for a topic or speaker or would like to present, please reach out to Andy Lewis, Denver OWASP Chapter Leader: alewis 'at' owasp.org

Thanks to Hosting.com for... hosting us, and thanks to HP for providing a speaker and dinner for October's meeting...

Future meetings are planned for: stay tuned for 2013.

Chapter Board of Directors

Here's the team that's putting it all together:

  • Chairman/Chapter Leader - Andy Lewis
  • Vice Chairman - Steve Kosten
  • Director of Communications - Craig Klosterman
  • Comm Vice-Director - Alan Darien
  • Outreach & Education Chair - James Synovec
  • Outreach & Education Vice Chair - Brad Carvalho
  • FROC Chair - Kathy Thaxton


OWASP Podcast

OWASP Podcast


Questions, Comments

Questions can be directed to

  • Andy Lewis, Denver OWASP: alewis 'at' owasp.org

Chapter Meetings

Meetings are usually the 3rd Wednesday of the month. We are trying to have at least 2/quarter. If you can't make the Denver meeting, the Boulder meeting is usually the 3rd Thursday of the month.

Future Meetings

Meetings are planned for the 3rd Wednesdays of September and October. We may do a social event or two also...

Past Meetings

Laz: Emerging Threats

Steve Kosten: XSS hands-on

April 18th 2012: Tim Van Cleave "Intro to WebScarab and WebGoat"

February 15th 2012: Andy Lewis "Why OWASP? OWASP is the wheel. You don't need to reinvent it!

Denver January 2012 meeting January 18th, 2012| Greg Knaddison "How Does Drupal Security Stack up?"

September 14th 2011: Chris Schmidt "OWASP ESAPI"

March 17th 2011: Hands on "Hack a Thon"

September 22nd 2010: Eric Duprey: Application Vulnerability Shooting Gallery

August 18th 2010: Clint Pollock: Protecting Your Applications from Backdoors

June 2nd 2010: Front Range OWASP Conference

January 20th 2010: John Evans: Securing Webapps: An Illustrative Overview

November 18th 2009: Anton Rager: Advanced XSS

August 27th 2009: Jon Rose: Security in the Clouds

May 2009: Dr. Joseph McComb & and Daniel Weiske: Compliance and application security testing

March 2009: Front Range OWASP Conference (SnowFROC)

January 2009: David Campbell & Eric Duprey: Guided Tour: AppSec NYC '08 CTF

October 2008: Alex Smolen: The OWASP ASP .NET ESAPI

September 2008: John Dickson: Black Box vs. White Box: Different App Testing Strategies

August 2008: Dan Cornell: Static Analysis

July 2008: David Byrne & Eric Duprey: Grendel-Scan

June 2008: Front Range OWASP Conference: Jeremiah Grossman, Robert Hansen, and more!

May 2008: David Campbell & Eric Duprey: XSS Attacks & Defenses

April 2008: Ryan Barnett: Virtual Patching with ModSecurity

February 2008: Michael Sutton: SQL Injection Revisited

June 2007

April 2007

February 2007

January 2007

November 2006

Local Organizations of Interest

Mailing List

Join the OWASP Denver Mailing List to receive meeting notifications via email

Twitter Feed @owasp303

Denver OWASP has created a Twitter feed @owasp303 to keep you in the loop. Whilst the mailing list is primarily intended to be low-traffic and only provide updates regarding the times, locations, and topics for chapter meetings, the Twitter feed will also provide noteworthy appsec updates.

@OWASP303 Twitter Feed (follow us on Twitter!) <twitter>55021150</twitter>


Denver OWASP Chapter Leaders
  • Andy Lewis, Denver OWASP: alewis 'at' owasp.org
Key OWASP Resources
Chapter Management Links

Denver OWASP Chapter SOPs

SnowFROC 2012 Schedule Draft