Ecuador Student Chapter
About our Chapter
The chapter activities started the same month, after the OWASP Latam Tour 2012 that was celebrated at National Polytechnic School (Quito - Ecuador) with the presence of Fabio Cerullo who is part of the Global Education Committee and OWASP Ireland Chapter Leader.
For the Chapter the following resources were created by our members:
The chapter aims to be active on a National wide level not only by participating at different IT events but also by organizing free and open for everyone conferences, workshops and meetings about Application Security and Information Security in general.
Also a Special Course in the University was opened and is dictated by the Chapter Leader in the Systems Engineering Faculty:
Members' meetings are held every Saturday, discussing various topics about Security.
If you want to contact our chapter, you can contact the director: Roberto Andrade
Since our foundation every semester we visit new students from Systems Engineering Faculty introducing OWASP Ecuador Student Chapter, our activities, projects, meetings and our work.
Hackem Research Group - May 17th - 18th, 2012:
Hackem Research Group - May 18th, 2012
The OWASP Ecuador Student Chapter is officially founded by Galoget J. Latorre Ch. in National Polytechnic School (EPN) with the presence of Fabio Cerullo and Ramiro Pulgar after the OWASP Latam Tour 2012 .
Hackem Research Group - August 18th, 2012 - Nowadays:
Hackem Research Group - September 18th, 2012:
A conference given by Galoget Latorre and a CTF prepared by our chapter about OWASP Top 10 in the Software Freedom Day 2012 at EPN.
Hackem Research Group - September 19th - 23rd, 2012:
Our Chapter was invited to Campus Party Quito 2012, and our leader gave 3 Conferences related with Security:
- Social Engineering - Hacking the Human Mind
- Cybercrime & Cyberwarfware in Ecuador
- Cyberbullying - Harassment through the Internet
After every speech, our team invited people to join our chapter and participate on it.
Also our Chapter Leader was the Winner in a Malware Analysis Contest organized by ESET, after the award, Galoget Latorre introduced our chapter inviting people to participate on it.
Hackem Research Group - January 3rd - June 29th, 2013:
A Special Course in our University was re-opened and was dictated by the Chapter Leader in the Systems Engineering Faculty:
Hackem Research Group - January 31st - February 3rd, 2013:
Participation and Triumph of the Chapter Leader in "Cybersecurity for the Next Generation - South American Round 2013" organized by Kaspersky Lab, after the award the Leader spoke about the Local Chapter in his University inviting people to participate on it.
Hackem Research Group - March 27th - March 28th, 2013:
At the same time there was a Global CTF for Latam organized by honeyn3t, our Chapter Leader, Galoget Latorre, was part of the Top 30 Scoreboard for Latin America.
Hackem Research Group - May 4th, 2013:
A conference about "Hacking an Insecure Server in 5 Minutes - Ethical Hacking (OWASP)" was given by our chapter leader: Galoget Latorre and a CTF was prepared by our chapter members.
The objective of this Conference was to show the risks about Web Applications that were developed without Secure Coding Principles, after the event our leader invited people to join our chapter.
Hackem Research Group - August 13th, 2013:
Hackem Research Group - September 18th - September 22nd, 2013:
Our chapter again is invited to Campus Party Quito 2013 and our leader gave 4 Conferences related to Security and our chapter:
- Analysis of a Trojan Horse for Microsoft Windows (Reverse Engineering)
- Hacking a Web Server by exploiting Web Apps Vulnerabilities
- Malware Creation the easy way for Attackers
- Entrepreneurship, how to start from the University?