OWASP Kansas City
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I am pleased to announce that the details for our next OWASP Kansas City chapter meeting have been finalized. We will get together on Thursday, June 17, 2010 starting at 6:00 PM and finishing around 8:00 PM. Add the event to your calendar today so you don't miss this opportunity to learn about web application security and network with your peers. Note the location this month is right near Kansas City's Union Station, a block north of the World War I memorial.
Date: June 17, 2010 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Balance Point 2300 Main Street Kansas City, MO 64108-2450
6:00-7:15: The Role of Pen Testing and Application Scanning as part of an Enterprise Information Systems Risk Management Framework. Sub title: Selling the value of your work at the executive level
James Connolly, CISSP CISA, information security consultant
Topic is on how to interface with management.
* Roles of penetration tests and application scans
* Risk management framework as a context for web application work
* How best to influence the executive
7:15 - 8:00 open discussion and chapter business meeting and networking
Attendance of OWASP meetings is free and anyone interested in web application security is welcome to attend. Pass on this meeting announcement to anyone else that would benefit from joining us.
- Attendance at an OWASP chapter meeting is free and open to anyone interested in web application security
- No registration is required, although RSVPs to the chapter leader are appreciated
- Professionals with CISSPs, or other certifications, can earn CPE credits by attending
We meet at least once a quarter to discuss application security. If you have an interesting topic you'd like to present or discuss at future meetings, please send an email to caughron[at]gmail com. Or, get a discussion going by posting a message to our mailing list.
Thanks to the speakers for sharing with us at our past chapter meetings. Any presentation handouts or associated documents are shared through the following meeting summaries: