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OWASP Gainesville

Welcome to the Gainesville chapter homepage. The chapter leaders are Laura Guazzelli and Chris Cuevas.
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Local News


OWASP Gainesville Chapter Meeting August 19th, 6 pm
"It’s the Psychology Stupid: How Heuristics Explain Software Vulnerabilities and How Priming Can Illuminate Developer’s Blind Spots" by Dr. Daniela Oliveira
Mobiquity 237 A SW 7th Terrace, Gainesville, FL (map) 
Thanks to the LUG (Linux User Group) and Mobiquity‎ for hosting

OWASP Gainesville Chapter Meeting December 16th, 6:30 to 8 pm Alachua County District Headquarters 401 E University Ave, Gainesville, FL ‎

OWASP Gainesville Chapter Meeting April 16th, 6:30 to 8 pm Alachua County District Headquarters 401 E University Ave, Gainesville, FL ‎


December 16th

  • Introductions
  • Chapter and OWASP Updates
  • Open Discussion: Security Projects Ideas and How to Get Involved
  • Discussion and Questions

April 16th

  • Introductions
  • Chapter and OWASP Updates
  • Presentation: Overview of Application Security by Joe Wilson, professor CISE - University of Florida
  • Discussion and Questions

Everyone is welcome to join us at our chapter meetings.