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Next Chapter Meeting: October 17th at Hosting.com RSVP Now!!!
Pizza and Chapter Business starting at 6, presentation starting at about 6:30...
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.
- Speaker URL:hp.com/go/white-rabbit
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 Steve Kosten, Denver OWASP Chapter Leader: steve 'dot' kosten 'at' owasp.org
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 - 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 - Micah Tapman
- FROC Chair Emeritus - Kathy Thaxton
NOTE: PLEASE CONSIDER FOLLOWING US AT @OWASP303 ON TWITTER AND/OR SUBSCRIBE TO THE MAILING LIST AND/OR join the OWASP Denver Linked In group.
Questions can be directed to
- Steve Kosten, Denver OWASP: steve 'dot' kosten 'at' owasp.org
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.
Meetings are planned for the 3rd Wednesdays of September and October. We may do a social event or two also...
Denver January 2012 meeting January 18th, 2012| Greg Knaddison "How Does Drupal Security Stack up?"
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Denver OWASP Chapter Leaders
- Andy Lewis, Denver OWASP: alewis 'at' owasp.org
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