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OWASP Kitchener/Waterloo

Welcome to the Kitchener/Waterloo chapter homepage. The chapter leaders are Colin Delaney & Chris Howell.

funds to OWASP earmarked for Kitchener/Waterloo.

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OWASP Foundation (Overview Slides) is a professional association of global members and is 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 Meetings & Presentations

Tuesday February 26th 2013, 6:00-8:00pm
Location: Morty's Pub (Basement) 272 King Street North, Waterloo Ontario
Please RSVP to Colin Delaney OR Chris Howell To Confirm your presence.


We are always looking for security minded speakers to present on a topic of your choice, Developers, Quality Assurance, Project Managers, Managers are all welcome, if you're interested please contact one of the chapter leaders.


Meetings are open, free and welcoming for all to attend. Some Beverages & food will be provided.

Previous Meetings & Presentations

When: Wednesday, November 16th, 8pm '- Local Chapter Kickoff Meeting + Presentation (Steve Hendrikse - Introduction To Web Services Security Testing)

Location: RumRunnerPub, 1 King Street W., Kitchener (Basement of Walper Hotel, corner of King and Queen- Map/Directions

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Length: 2 Hours

Description: For this informal meeting, we will have brief introductions, complete some general housekeeping, and discuss what we would like to get out of our local chapter. For the second half, our guest speaker will present an introduction to web services security testing


Welcome & Introductions
- OWASP Mission & Goals
- OWASP Meetings
- OWASP resources and materials
- OWASP Membership

Guest Speaker
- Steve Hendrikse - Intro to testing Web Services
- Q&A
- Open Discussion
- Feedback & Closing Comments

Speaker Bio: Steve Hendrikse is a Technical Security Analyst with Research In Motion. He specializes in web application security assessment and testing. Steve also has a leading role within the Corporate Security Department in developing and extending the Secure Development Lifecycle at RIM. Steve studied Computer Science at the University of Western Ontario and attained an MSc. in Information Security from the Royal Holloway. His interests include application/system usability and accessibility, reverse engineering, and design for security.

Outcome / Update: Our first meeting was a great success. We had 9 people attend, including our speaker. We had some techical diffictulties with our projector setup, but were able to overcome it due to the small crowd. The presentation was very interesting and the speaker was Class One. Thanks Steve for a great / informative presentation. Below is a link to the slideshow portion of the presentation for anyone intersted in the topic to view. We are looking forward to our next meeting, hoping some time in May / June. Stay tuned.

Past Presentations

[Presentation Slide Show]

Contact Chapter Leaders

Feel free to contact our chapter leaders via email...
Colin Delaney
Chris Howell

Also feel free to join our mailing list and contact us through it in a public / open fashion.


We are currently accepting any and all donations...

funds to OWASP earmarked for Kitchner/Waterloo.