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== Sponsors ==
  
== Planned Meetings ==
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Many thanks to our first silver sponsor, [http://www.activityim.com/ Activity Information Management Ltd.]
May  2012 Venue:TBC
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= Planned Meetings =
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October 2013
  
 
== Next Meeting ==
 
== Next Meeting ==
'''Date:''' Wednesday 22nd February Leeds:::  Please RSVP via '''[http://www.eventbr  eventbrite]'''
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'''UKSG and OWASP meetings are free to attend and are open to all those interested in web application and information security.
  
'''PLEASE NOTE. MORE DETAILS ON TALKS WILL FOLLOW'''
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This is our first combined meeting of the NUKSG and OWASP Leeds groups. We hope that this will encourage new friendships and new interest between the two groups. You can subscribe to both groups to be notified of future events via their websites.
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Buffet food and a drink on arrival are kindly provided by our sponsors DVV Solutions and Activity IM (http://www.activityim.com). Please bring your ticket! Further drinks are available for purchase at the venue.
  
'''Location:''' NTI  Leeds, Leeds Metropolitan University, Old Broadcasting House, 148 Woodhouse Lane, Leeds LS2 9EN - Many thanks to Leeds Met for hosting our event!!
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Please book your place quickly as we expect a big turnout!
  
This event is being kindly sponsored by RandomStorm [http://www.randomstorm.com/]
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'''6.00pm - Networking Drinks'''
  
'''Schedule: 18:15 for 18:30 start'''
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We will be arriving from 6pm with an opportunity to chat over a beer before we formally start at 6.20pm in the conservatory room.
  
'''18:30-18:45'''
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'''6.20pm - Introduction'''
  
OWASP Chapter introduction. OWASP values and membership. Chapter information.
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About OWASP and NUKSG, who we are and what we do. How you can get involved and how you can support NUKSG and the work of OWASP. We'll also have a brief update on the NUKSG team entry to White Hat Rally's 2013 pirates and smugglers themed rally - Pieces of V8 - places are available on the team and corporate sponsors needed.
  
OWASP Leeds board member
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'''6.30pm - Food!'''
  
'''18:45-19:45'''
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'''6.45pm - Arron "Finux" Finnon - What is OSNIF?'''
  
'''Identity and Accountability in the Database''' - Pete Finnigan,  
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"Yeah great, I know its not a silver bullet! NIPS/NIDS have issues, and that's putting it lightly. I've talked about their limitations for a while, and i get either "that's awesome" or "they've been done to death". The truth is, we achieved nothing in fixing the problem. We can moan about how rubbish they are, we can pretend it's not our problem, or we can start to address the situation.
  
Pete Finnigan specialises in the Security of Oracle databases. Pete has been interested in Oracle Security for many years and more recently in generally database security. Pete has also written the book "Oracle Security Step-by-step" and has produced many papers on the subject of oracle security. Pete has also produced a number of security tools that can aid in securing a database. More information can be found at Pete's web site http://www.petefinnigan.com
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For too long we've moaned, we've made comments and done little to make them better. Vendors are making money off products we all know could be doing a better job. Here's a crazy idea, let's talk about the issues, why they suck, and this time actually do something! What is to be lost by trying something new? Let's accept they fail and instead, turn that frown upside down. This talk isn't an answer, it's a beginning. Looking at some of the common and uncommon issues faced in trying to make NIDS/NIPS better, and why we fail at finding solutions. I don't have all the answers, however I intend to answer one simple question; What is OSNIF?"
  
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Arron "Finux" Finnon is a Research Consultant at Activity Information Management Limited.
  
'''19:45-20:45'''
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'''7.45pm - Break'''
  
'''Talk to be confirmed''' - Robin Wood aka DigiNinja
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'''8.00pm - Campbell Murray - API's, creating and abusing'''
  
Robins commercial background is as a software developer but he's always had an interest in security and from around 2005 Robin has been moving away from general software development and more into security related areas. Robin now works for RandomStorm, a penetration testing company based near Leeds, as Senior Security Engineer running the penetration testing team and developing new projects and tools.
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This talk looks at the rise of the API and its increasing prevalence in web services.  As APIs' are more commonly understood their use is growing, but as with all technology, the more people doing it, the more opportunities for getting it wrong.  We will take a rapid look into creating, abusing and fixing the Application Programming Interface.
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'''8.55pm - Closing remarks'''
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'''9.00pm - Retire to bar'''
  
'''20:45-close'''
 
  
General networking and drinks from our sponsors !!!
 
  
 
== Past Events ==
 
== Past Events ==
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'''2012 Dates'''
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[[Leeds_UK/Feb_2012]]
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[[Leeds_UK/June_2012]]
  
 
'''2011 Dates'''
 
'''2011 Dates'''

Latest revision as of 06:24, 15 March 2013

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.

Activity logo.png






Planned Meetings

Nov 2012

Jan 2013

April 2013

July 2013

October 2013

Next Meeting

UKSG and OWASP meetings are free to attend and are open to all those interested in web application and information security.

This is our first combined meeting of the NUKSG and OWASP Leeds groups. We hope that this will encourage new friendships and new interest between the two groups. You can subscribe to both groups to be notified of future events via their websites. Buffet food and a drink on arrival are kindly provided by our sponsors DVV Solutions and Activity IM (http://www.activityim.com). Please bring your ticket! Further drinks are available for purchase at the venue.

Please book your place quickly as we expect a big turnout!

6.00pm - Networking Drinks

We will be arriving from 6pm with an opportunity to chat over a beer before we formally start at 6.20pm in the conservatory room.

6.20pm - Introduction

About OWASP and NUKSG, who we are and what we do. How you can get involved and how you can support NUKSG and the work of OWASP. We'll also have a brief update on the NUKSG team entry to White Hat Rally's 2013 pirates and smugglers themed rally - Pieces of V8 - places are available on the team and corporate sponsors needed.

6.30pm - Food!

6.45pm - Arron "Finux" Finnon - What is OSNIF?

"Yeah great, I know its not a silver bullet! NIPS/NIDS have issues, and that's putting it lightly. I've talked about their limitations for a while, and i get either "that's awesome" or "they've been done to death". The truth is, we achieved nothing in fixing the problem. We can moan about how rubbish they are, we can pretend it's not our problem, or we can start to address the situation.

For too long we've moaned, we've made comments and done little to make them better. Vendors are making money off products we all know could be doing a better job. Here's a crazy idea, let's talk about the issues, why they suck, and this time actually do something! What is to be lost by trying something new? Let's accept they fail and instead, turn that frown upside down. This talk isn't an answer, it's a beginning. Looking at some of the common and uncommon issues faced in trying to make NIDS/NIPS better, and why we fail at finding solutions. I don't have all the answers, however I intend to answer one simple question; What is OSNIF?"

Arron "Finux" Finnon is a Research Consultant at Activity Information Management Limited.

7.45pm - Break

8.00pm - Campbell Murray - API's, creating and abusing

This talk looks at the rise of the API and its increasing prevalence in web services. As APIs' are more commonly understood their use is growing, but as with all technology, the more people doing it, the more opportunities for getting it wrong. We will take a rapid look into creating, abusing and fixing the Application Programming Interface.

8.55pm - Closing remarks

9.00pm - Retire to bar


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