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Our chapter's next meeting will take place Tuesday, April 10, 2007 at 6:00 PM at the Telus Plaza North Tower. Please meet us in the building's lobby before 6:00 so that we can escort you to the boardroom. The meeting will be over by 7:15. This map guides you to Telus Plaza North.
The April topic will be "Using OWASP WSFuzzer for Web Service Penetration Testing", by Mark Gordon.
You don't need to bring an understanding of web services to the talk. After a 5-minute introduction to the basics of web services you will know plenty of new buzzwords, enough to impress your friends and befuddle your enemies. After the intro Mark will demonstrate several concrete examples of how WSFuzzer helps automate testing web services for vulnerabilities. If time permits we can also discuss other details of web services such as using Akamai for better performance and the acronym soup that is the world of SOA.
Previous meetings covered:
- OWASP's Top Ten Project
- OWASP's WebGoat insecure web application
- Cross Site Scripting Attacks (Yegor's slideshow)
- Pub Night(!); discussed strategies for secure use of personal web applications
- "Building Defensible Web App Architectures", by Jason Meltzer of Strange Research
Edmonton OWASP Chapter Leaders
The chapter leader is Robert Martin