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== Sponsors ==
  
== 2012 Planned Meetings ==
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Many thanks to our first silver sponsor, [http://www.activityim.com/ Activity Information Management Ltd.]
  
June 22nd Manchester
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[[File:Activity_logo.png|200px|thumb|left]]
  
September 21st Leeds
 
  
December 14th TBC
 
  
== Next Meeting ==
 
'''Date:''' Wednesday 8th December in Manchester::: Kindly sponsored by KPMG. For more details on our sponsors please click here http://www.kpmg.com/CN/en/WhatWeDo/Advisory/Risk-Compliance/IT-Advisory/Pages/default.aspx
 
  
Please note, you MUST RSVP with the correct name as this will ensure you can get access to the building. Please go to http://www.eventbrite.com/event/1088645167 to RSVP
 
  
'''Location:''' KPMG Manchester - Room 6.4, St James Square, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M2 6DS
 
  
'''Schedule: 18:00 for 18:15 start'''
 
  
'''18:20 - 18:30'''
 
  
OWASP Chapter introduction. OWASP values and membership. Chapter information.
 
  
''Jason Alexander - OWASP Leeds/Northern Chapter Board Member''
 
  
'''18:30 - 19:15'''
 
  
upSploit - Vulnerability Advisory Solution
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= Planned Meetings =
  
''Thomas Mackenzie''
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Nov 2012
  
Over the past year a lot of vulnerabilities have been released out into the wild and a lot of discussion has been had on what ethical disclosure is. upSploit is an online web application / tool that can be used by researchers to release vulnerabilities as ethically as possible.
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Jan 2013
  
The talk consists of a number of parts including: Information on vulnerability disclosure before upSploit was around, the creation / idea of upSploit and how it has helped and is helping the community at the moment.
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April 2013
  
''Speaker Bio''
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July 2013
  
Tom studies a BSc (Hons) in Ethical Hacking for Computer Security at Northumbria University in Newcastle and worked part time for Wetherby based company RandomStorm conducting Web Penetration testing, External Penetration testing and building wireless analysis solutions. Tom found a vulnerability in WordPress back in February 2010 which helped him kickstart his career in infosec whilst still studying. Previously the Co-host of popular UK student podcast Disaster Protocol Tom now spend all the time away from that on the upSploit project making sure his team get stuff done!
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October 2013
  
'''19:15 - 20:00'''
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== Next Meeting ==
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'''Date:''' Monday 26th November, Leeds
  
Avoiding the CWE/SANS Top 25 Most Dangerous Programming Errors
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'''Location''' The Brewery Tap, Leeds
  
''Jason Steer - Solution Architect at Veracode''
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'''Schedule: 18:15 for 18:30 start'''
  
The CWE/SANS list of the Top 25 Most Dangerous Programming Errors is becoming the standard for developing secure applications in large enterprises. Even the State of New York and the Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) plan to implement procurement contracts that include language mandating application security.  Whether you manage internal development activities, work with third party developers or are developing commercial-of-the-shelf (COTS)  applications for enterprises, your mandate is clear- safeguard your code and avoid the CWE/SANS Top 25 Most Dangerous Programming Errors.
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'''18:30-18:45'''
  
During this presentation, Jason will discuss:
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OWASP Chapter introduction. OWASP values and membership. Chapter information.
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Presented by one of the OWASP Leeds board member's
  
Prevalence of attacks using vulnerabilities listed in the CWE/SANS Top 25
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'''18:45-19:45'''
  
CWE categories illustrated with code snippets in .NET, Java, and other languages
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''Dafydd Stuttard''
  
Impact of attacks on your application and your customers
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Dafydd Stuttard is the creator of popular Burp Suite web application testing tool, and author of The Web Application Hacker's
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Handbook. The talk will include, amongst other things, new functionality that is being built into Burp. Intrigued? Come along to the meeting.
  
Methods to identify, track and remediate these vulnerabilities
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Registration Link: http://owaspleeds.eventbrite.com/
  
Session attendees will leave armed with the necessary steps to ensure that they’re building secure applications.
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== Past Events ==
  
'''20:00 - 20:45'''
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'''2012 Dates'''
  
OWASP Zed Attack Proxy
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[[Leeds_UK/Feb_2012]]
  
''Simon Bennetts - Project Lead and technical team lead at Sage UK''
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[[Leeds_UK/June_2012]]
  
The Zed Attack Proxy (ZAP) is an easy to use integrated penetration testing tool for finding vulnerabilities in web applications.
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'''2011 Dates'''
It is designed to be used by people with a wide range of security experience and as such is ideal for developers and functional testers who a new to penetration testing.
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In this presentation Simon will explain why it was released, who it is aimed at and where it is headed.
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[[Leeds_UK/October_2011_Leeds]]
  
== Past Events ==
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[[June_2011]]
  
 
'''2010 Dates'''
 
'''2010 Dates'''
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Revision as of 16:10, 19 November 2012

Contents

OWASP Leeds UK

Welcome to the Leeds UK chapter homepage. This is a new chapter and we are looking for enthusiatic new members to make this one of the best OWASP chapters. We are hoping to accumalate a good proportion of subject matter experts who will in turn be able to provide guidance and presentations for the benefit of all chapter members. So please join the mailing list and contribute.

Details of your chapter Board members can be found here Leeds_UK_chapter_leaders

The chapter email address is owaspleeds@gmail.com
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.

Sponsorship/Membership

Btn donate SM.gif to this chapter or become a local chapter supporter.

Or consider the value of Individual, Corporate, or Academic Supporter membership. Ready to become a member? Join Now BlueIcon.JPG

funds to OWASP earmarked for Leeds_UK.

Sponsors

Many thanks to our first silver sponsor, Activity Information Management Ltd.

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Planned Meetings

Nov 2012

Jan 2013

April 2013

July 2013

October 2013

Next Meeting

Date: Monday 26th November, Leeds

Location The Brewery Tap, Leeds

Schedule: 18:15 for 18:30 start

18:30-18:45

OWASP Chapter introduction. OWASP values and membership. Chapter information. Presented by one of the OWASP Leeds board member's

18:45-19:45

Dafydd Stuttard

Dafydd Stuttard is the creator of popular Burp Suite web application testing tool, and author of The Web Application Hacker's Handbook. The talk will include, amongst other things, new functionality that is being built into Burp. Intrigued? Come along to the meeting.

Registration Link: http://owaspleeds.eventbrite.com/

Past Events

2012 Dates

Leeds_UK/Feb_2012

Leeds_UK/June_2012

2011 Dates

Leeds_UK/October_2011_Leeds

June_2011

2010 Dates

8th_December_Leeds

15th_September_Leeds

16th_june_Leeds

17th March - Leeds

2009 Dates

14th October 2009 - Leeds