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.
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Date: Wednesday 13th June Leeds
Location This chapter meeting is being kindly hosted by [PWC http://www.pwc.co.uk/governance-risk-compliance/issues/sustainable-information-security.jhtml]. Please ensure you RSVP with a REAL name so that we can supply the information to PWC building security. Please register on eventbrite here: http://www.eventbrite.com/event/3688111240
Schedule: 18:15 for 18:30 start
OWASP Chapter introduction. OWASP values and membership. Chapter information.
OWASP Leeds board member
Jason Alexander - Security Architect KPMG, OWASP board member
Utilising OWASP resources to build security into the SDLC - In this presentaion Jason will show how the free and open resources of OWASP (Open Web Application Security Project) can be utilised to initially measure the current status and maturity of security within your software development life cycle and then drive improvements at every stage. From setting security requirements and implementing standards to developer training, software testing and all importantly measuring results.
Jason Steer - has worked in IT security for 15 years and works as a solution architect for Silver Tail across Europe
Silver Tail - will discuss and walk through some real world attacks being seen by our customers web applications from banking, ecommerce, travel etc to show various business logic abuse cases of website functionality. Attacks are on the rise however most businesses are not aware of the extent of attacks on an hourly basis.