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====Welcome to SnowFROC 2013 - the 5th Annual Front Range OWASP Security Conference====
 
====Welcome to SnowFROC 2013 - the 5th Annual Front Range OWASP Security Conference====
  
The Colorado OWASP chapters are proud to present the 5th annual SnowFROC. This event will consist of one day of formal presentations and a half-day of training and informal Birds-of-a-Feather (BoaF) sessions. We anticipate approximately 300 attendees. <!--The SnowFROC 2013 keynote speaker is Neal Zering, Technical Director of InfoProtection at NSA.-->
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The Colorado OWASP chapters are proud to present the 5th annual SnowFROC. Join 300 other developers, business owners, and security professionals for a day-and-a-half of presentations, training, and Birds-of-a-Feather (BoaF) sessions. The SnowFROC 2013 keynote speaker is Neal Ziring, Technical Director of InfoProtection at NSA.
  
 
The conference will occur on Thursday, March 28th and will feature four primary tracks:
 
The conference will occur on Thursday, March 28th and will feature four primary tracks:
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*Management
 
*Management
 
*Legal
 
*Legal
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Running in parallel to the conference proceedings will be a capture the flag (CTF) hacking competition developed exclusively for SnowFROC by Boulder OWASP chapter members. The day will conclude with a moderated panel discussion featuring top industry leaders.
 
Running in parallel to the conference proceedings will be a capture the flag (CTF) hacking competition developed exclusively for SnowFROC by Boulder OWASP chapter members. The day will conclude with a moderated panel discussion featuring top industry leaders.
  
The training and BoaF sessions will take place Friday, March 28. Free training will be offered to all conference delegates in the area of secure coding. In addition, Friday will feature a CTF post-mortem in which participants will be encouraged to attack previously out-of-bounds CTF framework (the scoreboard, the VM, etc.).
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On Friday, March 28, [[Jim_Manico|Jim Manico]] will teach a course in secure coding. '''This training is free to SnowFROC attendees!'''
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Friday will also offer BoaF sessions. Join like-minded industry leaders and discuss pressing issues facing the industry and you. BoaF sessions are self-lead and may address and issue you would like. Pitch your idea and get the ball rolling!
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Finally, Friday will feature a postmortem of the CTF tournament. In addition to discussing solutions, techniques, and tools, we will encourage participants to attack the previously out-of-bounds CTF framework. Itching to break into the scoreboard and rack up the points? The gloves come off Friday morning.
  
  

Revision as of 13:34, 9 February 2013

Welcome to SnowFROC 2013 - the 5th Annual Front Range OWASP Security Conference

The Colorado OWASP chapters are proud to present the 5th annual SnowFROC. Join 300 other developers, business owners, and security professionals for a day-and-a-half of presentations, training, and Birds-of-a-Feather (BoaF) sessions. The SnowFROC 2013 keynote speaker is Neal Ziring, Technical Director of InfoProtection at NSA.

The conference will occur on Thursday, March 28th and will feature four primary tracks:

  • High-Level Technical
  • Deep-Dive / Hands-on Technical
  • Management
  • Legal

Running in parallel to the conference proceedings will be a capture the flag (CTF) hacking competition developed exclusively for SnowFROC by Boulder OWASP chapter members. The day will conclude with a moderated panel discussion featuring top industry leaders.

On Friday, March 28, Jim Manico will teach a course in secure coding. This training is free to SnowFROC attendees!

Friday will also offer BoaF sessions. Join like-minded industry leaders and discuss pressing issues facing the industry and you. BoaF sessions are self-lead and may address and issue you would like. Pitch your idea and get the ball rolling!

Finally, Friday will feature a postmortem of the CTF tournament. In addition to discussing solutions, techniques, and tools, we will encourage participants to attack the previously out-of-bounds CTF framework. Itching to break into the scoreboard and rack up the points? The gloves come off Friday morning.


Conference Committee

Director: Mark Major
Sponsorship: Mark Major, Brad Carvalho, Steve Kosten
Executive Events: Brad Carvalho, Steve Kosten
CTF: Chris Rossi, Mark Major


Colorado Chapter Hosts

OWASP Denver chapter: Steve Kosten, Brad Carvalho (acting)
OWASP Boulder chapter: Mark Major