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{{Chapter Template|chaptername=Houston|extra=The chapter leaders are Mark Feferman, Paul Dial, Linda Fox and David Nester|mailinglistsite=http://lists.owasp.org/mailman/listinfo/owasp-houston|emailarchives=http://lists.owasp.org/pipermail/owasp-houston}}
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{{Chapter Template|chaptername=Houston|extra=The chapter Leaders are; [mailto:anthony.francone@owasp.org Anthony Francone] and [mailto:paul.scott@owasp.org Paul Scott]|mailinglistsite=http://lists.owasp.org/mailman/listinfo/owasp-houston|emailarchives=http://lists.owasp.org/pipermail/owasp-houston}}
  
==== Local News ====
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=Upcoming Events=
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==Upcoming Events==
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We will be posting new events here as we have details. Our events are open to anyone but may be limited by capacity so RSVP. You should expect the quarterly meetings will fall on February, May, August, and November of 2013. Quarterly meetings will be more formal with two presenters. We will try to make sure that one of these presenters is from out of town. The monthly meetings will be less formal. The crowd will share their research and we will have some hands on workshops so you should bring a laptop that can run some VMs. There will be a lock picking station at each event. Food and beverage is provided.
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==OWASP Houston Kick-Off Meeting (November 19th)==
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We'll be reviewing survey results and trying to finalize some details like when and where to hold our meetings. If you want to get involved with OWASP Houston now is the time.
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'''Sponsored by:''' Imperva, Alert Logic
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'''When:''' November 19th 2012 (Monday 6PM - 8PM)
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'''Where:''' Stag's Head Pub (Private Room) - 2128 Portsmouth Street Houston, TX 77098
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'''Phone:''' (713) 533-1199
  
The Houston Chapter will focus around Web Application Security issues with discussions on application layer vulnerabilties,  penetration testing, and secure coding practices within the numerous development languages.  Our chapter will meet on the second (2nd) Wednesday of each month and participation in OWASP Houston is free and open to all.  <br><br>Please subscribe to the [http://lists.owasp.org/mailman/listinfo/owasp-houston mailing list] for meeting announcements. Our chapter's meetings are informal and encourage open discussion of all aspects of application security. Anyone in our area interested in web application security is welcome to attend. We encourage attendees to give short presentations about specific topics. If you would like to make a presentation, or have any questions about the Houston Chapter, send an email to [mailto:david.nester_at_owasp.org David Nester].
 
  
<paypal>Houston</paypal><br><br>
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=RSVP=
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===RSVP===
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We're organizing at [http://meetup.com/owasp-houston meetup.com] you don't have to use your real name but you should consider registering so we can get a good idea of who is planning to attend.
  
==== Chapter Meetings ====
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=Sponsors=
== Meeting Schedule for 2010 ==
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==Platinum Sponsors==
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==Gold Sponsors==
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==Silver Sponsors==
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==Bronze Sponsors==
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[http://www.imperva.com/ Imperva]
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[http://www.alertlogic.com Alert Logic]
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=Sponsorship Opportunities=
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==Sponsorship Opportunities==
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We're always looking for sponsors to help us provide the highest quality experience for our attendees. For sponsoring OWASP Houston we will list your name on our site, mention your sponsorship in all announcements on the mailing list, send us a banner and we'll hang it at the event, and send you some pictures. If you'd like to send someone to attend the event we will make room for a table. We encourage sponsors to have raffles to try and capture leads. Rather than sponsoring just one event consider sponsoring a few from the 2013 series.
  
Our agenda is currently under development.  Check back for details.
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==Opportunity #1 - Monthly Informal Meeting==
  
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At our monthly meetings we will be having lightning talks, workshops, bug hunting, lockpicking, and freehack sessions. Your sponsorship of this event includes appetizers and beverages for the attendees. We estimating $100 in appetizers and $200 in drink tickets. By using drink tickets, we ensure that our sponsors are able to interact with every attendee who wants a drink. Feel free to pass out business cards and network just like you would anywhere else. We will have seven of these types of meetings in 2013 so you can sponsor all of them for just $2,100. On months where we have a formal meeting we will not hold an informal meetup.
  
== Past Presentations ==
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==Opportunity #2 - Quarterly Formal Meeting==
  
* October 2009 :  Customer relationship management (CRM) systems  <br><br>
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At our quarterly meetings we will be hosting two quality presenters. Generally we try to pull one presenter from out of state. Your sponsorship of this event includes food and beverages for the attendees. We are estimating $100 for food, $200 for beverages, and $300 to cover speaker travel expenses. Consider supporting the Houston OWASP community by sponsoring all of our quarterly meetings for $2,400.
  
* August 12, 2009 :  SharePoint Auditing and Penetration Testing [http://owasp.icrew.org/downloads/OWASP_ShohnTrojacek.pdf Presentation Download] <br>Presentation by:  Shohn Trojacek<br><br>
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==Opportunity #3 - OWASP Presenter Sponsorship==
  
* July 8, 2009 : Embedded System Security [http://owasp.icrew.org/downloads/EmbeddedSystemsSecurity.zip Presentation Download] <br>Presentation by:  Sam Denard<br><br>
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Although OWASP is a non-profit organization, we strive to provide our members with the best presenters possible. In exchange for covering travel expenses for these presenters, our chapter will provide you with five minutes at the start of the meeting to introduce yourself and tell us about the products or services that your company offers. This benefit is in addition to special mention for sponsoring the travel. The speakers traveling expenses may vary but with a $1,200 donation we think we can handle the rest.  
  
* June 10, 2009 :  Web Application Security and PHP. [http://owasp.icrew.org/downloads/EricCherian.zip Presentation Download] <br>Presentation by:  Eric Cherian<br><br>
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==Opporutnity #4 - Meeting Space==
  
* May 13, 2009 (A):  Securing connection strings in the Web.Config and App.Config files for .NET [http://owasp.icrew.org/downloads/Fef_Preso.zip Presentation Download] <br>Presentation by:  Mark Feferman, CISSP<br><br>
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Think you have a better place to meet? Donate space for our quarterly meetings.  
  
* May 13, 2009 (B):  Stealing the Airlines Online Data [http://owasp.icrew.org/downloads/OWASP_Stealing_the_Airlines_Online_Data.pdf Presentation Download] <br>Presentation by: Quincy Jackson, CISSP<br><br>
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==Opportunity #5 - Lock Pick Table==
  
* April 8, 2009:  2009 Statistics Report and ClickJacking [http://owasp.icrew.org/downloads/owasp_houston_20090408.pdf Presentation Download]<br>Presentation by David Nester, Director, Solutions Architecture, Whitehat Security. <br><br>
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We are coordinating a lock picking table at every event. To help us get some new locks and create some mock door setups. For $1,000 bucks you can sponsor the table for a whole year. This is a limit one deal. We'll credit you for it in all promotions, list you as a sponsor on the website.  The whole deal.  
  
* August 19, 2008:  Dirty Dozen - Truth and facts about PCI DSS [http://owasp.icrew.org/downloads/pci_dss_dirty_dozen.pdf Presentation Download]<br>Presentation by Genady Vishnevetsky, CISSP Director, IT Operations and Security. [http://www.paymetric.com/ Paymetric, Inc] <br><br>
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=Call for Papers=
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==Call for Papers==
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We're actively accepting abstracts. Please send all abstracts to paul dot scott at owasp dot org.
  
* June 11, 2008:  The OWASP Top 10 [http://blog.microsoft-j.net/2008/06/12/ContentFromOWASPUserGroup.aspx Presentation Download]<br>Presentation by [http://blog.microsoft-j.net/default.aspx J Sawyer], Developer Evangelist of [http://www.microsoft.com/ Microsoft]<br><br>
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=Local News=
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==Local News==
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Worthwhile information.
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==November 5th 2012==
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Houston OWASP Chapter has been activated. Please join us in making this a successful security meetup. First meeting to finalize details around 2013 series of meeting has been scheduled for November 19th, 2012. Please fill out the quick five question [http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/RWNWRZX survey] if you have not.
  
* November 7, 2007:  Black Box versus White Box: Different App Testing Strategies [http://owasp.icrew.org/downloads/owasp_houston_20071107.pdf Presentation Download]<br>Presentation by [http://www.denimgroup.com/about_team_john.html John Dickson] of the [http://www.denimgroup.com/ Denim Group].<br><br>
 
  
* October 10, 2007 ::  Top 10 Website Attack Techniques [http://owasp.icrew.org/downloads/owasp_houston_20071010.pdf Presentation Download]<br>Presentation by [http://jeremiahgrossman.blogspot.com/ Jeremiah Grossman], CTO, [http://www.whitehatsec.com/ Whitehat Security] <br><br>
 
 
* September 12, 2007: Fortify Software<br><br>
 
 
*August 8, 2007: Atrysk Security [http://atrysk.blogspot.com/2008/01/atrysk-owasp-presentation.html Presentation Download]<br><br>
 
 
* June 5, 2007 :: Web 2.0 [http://owasp.icrew.org/downloads/owasp_houston_20070605.pdf Presentation Download]<br>Presentation by [http://denimgroup.typepad.com/denim_group/dan_cornell/index.html Dan Cornell] of the [http://www.denimgroup.com/ Denim Group].  <br><br><br><br><br>
 
 
==== Houston OWASP Chapter Leaders ====
 
Our chapter leaders are Mark Feferman, Linda Fox, Paul Dial and David Nester.
 
 
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Revision as of 22:27, 12 November 2012

OWASP Houston

Welcome to the Houston chapter homepage. The chapter Leaders are; Anthony Francone and Paul Scott
Click here to join the local chapter mailing list.

Participation

OWASP Foundation (Overview Slides) is a professional association of global members and is and open to anyone interested in learning more about software security. Local chapters are run independently and guided by the Chapter_Leader_Handbook. As a 501(c)(3) non-profit professional association your support and sponsorship of any meeting venue and/or refreshments is tax-deductible. Financial contributions should only be made online using the authorized online chapter donation button. To be a SPEAKER at ANY OWASP Chapter in the world simply review the speaker agreement and then contact the local chapter leader with details of what OWASP PROJECT, independent research or related software security topic you would like to present on.

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Upcoming Events

We will be posting new events here as we have details. Our events are open to anyone but may be limited by capacity so RSVP. You should expect the quarterly meetings will fall on February, May, August, and November of 2013. Quarterly meetings will be more formal with two presenters. We will try to make sure that one of these presenters is from out of town. The monthly meetings will be less formal. The crowd will share their research and we will have some hands on workshops so you should bring a laptop that can run some VMs. There will be a lock picking station at each event. Food and beverage is provided.

OWASP Houston Kick-Off Meeting (November 19th)

We'll be reviewing survey results and trying to finalize some details like when and where to hold our meetings. If you want to get involved with OWASP Houston now is the time.
Sponsored by: Imperva, Alert Logic
When: November 19th 2012 (Monday 6PM - 8PM)
Where: Stag's Head Pub (Private Room) - 2128 Portsmouth Street Houston, TX 77098
Phone: (713) 533-1199


RSVP


We're organizing at meetup.com you don't have to use your real name but you should consider registering so we can get a good idea of who is planning to attend.

Platinum Sponsors


Gold Sponsors


Silver Sponsors


Bronze Sponsors

Imperva
Alert Logic

Sponsorship Opportunities

We're always looking for sponsors to help us provide the highest quality experience for our attendees. For sponsoring OWASP Houston we will list your name on our site, mention your sponsorship in all announcements on the mailing list, send us a banner and we'll hang it at the event, and send you some pictures. If you'd like to send someone to attend the event we will make room for a table. We encourage sponsors to have raffles to try and capture leads. Rather than sponsoring just one event consider sponsoring a few from the 2013 series.

Opportunity #1 - Monthly Informal Meeting

At our monthly meetings we will be having lightning talks, workshops, bug hunting, lockpicking, and freehack sessions. Your sponsorship of this event includes appetizers and beverages for the attendees. We estimating $100 in appetizers and $200 in drink tickets. By using drink tickets, we ensure that our sponsors are able to interact with every attendee who wants a drink. Feel free to pass out business cards and network just like you would anywhere else. We will have seven of these types of meetings in 2013 so you can sponsor all of them for just $2,100. On months where we have a formal meeting we will not hold an informal meetup.

Opportunity #2 - Quarterly Formal Meeting

At our quarterly meetings we will be hosting two quality presenters. Generally we try to pull one presenter from out of state. Your sponsorship of this event includes food and beverages for the attendees. We are estimating $100 for food, $200 for beverages, and $300 to cover speaker travel expenses. Consider supporting the Houston OWASP community by sponsoring all of our quarterly meetings for $2,400.

Opportunity #3 - OWASP Presenter Sponsorship

Although OWASP is a non-profit organization, we strive to provide our members with the best presenters possible. In exchange for covering travel expenses for these presenters, our chapter will provide you with five minutes at the start of the meeting to introduce yourself and tell us about the products or services that your company offers. This benefit is in addition to special mention for sponsoring the travel. The speakers traveling expenses may vary but with a $1,200 donation we think we can handle the rest.

Opporutnity #4 - Meeting Space

Think you have a better place to meet? Donate space for our quarterly meetings.

Opportunity #5 - Lock Pick Table

We are coordinating a lock picking table at every event. To help us get some new locks and create some mock door setups. For $1,000 bucks you can sponsor the table for a whole year. This is a limit one deal. We'll credit you for it in all promotions, list you as a sponsor on the website. The whole deal.

Call for Papers

We're actively accepting abstracts. Please send all abstracts to paul dot scott at owasp dot org.

Local News

Worthwhile information.

November 5th 2012

Houston OWASP Chapter has been activated. Please join us in making this a successful security meetup. First meeting to finalize details around 2013 series of meeting has been scheduled for November 19th, 2012. Please fill out the quick five question survey if you have not.