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== Welcome to Los Angeles Chapter!  ==
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== Welcome to the Los Angeles Chapter!  ==
  
<paypal>Los Angeles</paypal><br>
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'''Sponsors and Supporters Donate Here:'''
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=====https://www.cvent.com/events/owasp-sponsorship-and-donation/registration-99bc1441e2684ff5b214b0df6b3a9ae3.aspx=====
  
[http://www.regonline.com/owasp_membership https://www.owasp.org/images/2/2f/Donatenow.jpg] Donate funds to Los Angeles chapter via RegOnline.
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Single Meeting Supporter:
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Organizations that wish to support the OWASP Los Angeles Chapter with a 100% tax deductible donation  enable the OWASP Foundation to continue its mission
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Get the following benefits::
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- Meet upwards of 60-70 potential new clients
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- Be recognized as a local supporter by posting your company logo on the local chapter page(Image size for logos: gif, jpg or png with a size of 150px X 45px at 72dpi or 55px X 80px at 72dpi)
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- Have a table at local chapter meeting
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- Promote your products and services
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- Bring a raffle prize to gather business cards
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Contact us [[#Los Angeles Chapter]] for general questions relating to sponsorship and donations
  
 
== Announcements  ==
 
== Announcements  ==
  
http://img1.meetupstatic.com/892670376411449149876/img/header/logo.png
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*'''Change in Leadership'''
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Tin Zaw has been a strong and effective visionary President and Leader for OWASP Los Angeles for several years. He will remain an active member of the Board, but effective January 1, 2013, Tin will be stepping down as Leader. Richard Greenberg -- Current Board Member, will assume this role going forward. We give our thanks to Tin for his efforts and dedication and look forward to the new year under Richard's leadership.
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*'''http://img1.meetupstatic.com/892670376411449149876/img/header/logo.png
 
===== We are on Meetup. Please join our community there. =====
 
===== We are on Meetup. Please join our community there. =====
  
 
===== http://www.meetup.com/OWASP-Los-Angeles/ =====
 
===== http://www.meetup.com/OWASP-Los-Angeles/ =====
  
===== Sign up for OWASP Los Angeles mailing list, very low volume and spam free.  =====
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*'''OWASP Mailing List'''
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===== Sign up for the OWASP Los Angeles mailing list, very low volume and spam free.  =====
  
 
===== https://lists.owasp.org/mailman/listinfo/owasp-losangeles  =====
 
===== https://lists.owasp.org/mailman/listinfo/owasp-losangeles  =====
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== Next Meeting: May 23, 2012 at 6:45PM. Symantec Offices, Culver City ==
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== Next Meeting January 23, 7PM:==
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*'''At: Symantec Offices'''
  
We will have our May monthly as usual this month. Please note that we need to start at 6:45 sharp and Chris's talk will start promptly at 7:00PM as he needs to fly back to the east coast.
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*900 Corporate Pointe, Culver City, CA 90230
  
===== Please RSVP here: http://www.meetup.com/OWASP-Los-Angeles/events/61886212/ =====
 
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===== Data Mining a Mountain of Zero Day Vulnerabilities =====
 
  
Every day, software developers around the world, from Bangalore to
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== Speaker: Jim Manico from Whitehat Security==
Silicon Valley, churn out millions of lines of insecure code. We used
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*'''Abstract: Top Ten Web Defenses'''
static binary analysis on thousands of applications submitted to us by
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large enterprises, commercial software vendors, open source projects,
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and software outsourcers, to create an anonymized vulnerability data
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set. By mining this data we can answer some interesting questions.
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Which industries have the most secure and least secure code? What
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We cannot “firewall” or “patch” our way to secure websites. In the past, security professionals thought firewalls, Secure Sockets Layer (SSL), patching, and privacy policies were enough. Today, however, these methods are outdated and ineffective, as attacks on prominent, well-protected websites are occurring every day. Website developers must learn to code in a secure fashion to have any chance of providing organizations with proper defenses in the current threat-scape. The session will provide specific tips and guidelines to make website code both low risk and less vulnerable.
types of mistakes do developers make most often? Which languages and
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platforms have the apps with the most vulnerabilities? Should you be
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most worried of internally built apps, open source, commercial
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software, or outsourcers? These questions and many more will be
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answered as we tunnel through zero day mountain.
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===== Speaker: Chris Wysopal =====
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Chris Wysopal, Veracode’s CTO and Co-Founder, is responsible for the
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company’s software security analysis capabilities. In 2008 he was
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named one of InfoWorld's Top 25 CTO's and one of the 100 most
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influential people in IT by eWeek. One of the original vulnerability
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researchers and a member of L0pht Heavy Industries, he has testified
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on Capitol Hill in the US on the subjects of government computer
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security and how vulnerabilities are discovered in software. He is an
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author of L0phtCrack and netcat for Windows. He is the lead author of
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“The Art of Software Security Testing” published by Addison-Wesley.
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*'''Bio:''' Jim Manico
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Jim is the VP of Security Architecture for WhiteHat Security. Jim is also the host of the OWASP Podcast Series, is the committee chair of the OWASP Connections Committee, is the project manager of the OWASP Cheatsheet series, and is a significant contributor to several additional OWASP projects. Jim provides secure coding and developer awareness training for WhiteHat Security using his 8+ years of experience delivering developer-training courses for SANS, Aspect Security and others. He brings 16 years of database-driven Web software development and analysis experience to WhiteHat and OWASP as well. Jim works on the beautiful island of Kauai, Hawaii where he lives with his wife Tracey.
  
  
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===== Please RSVP here: http://www.meetup.com/OWASP-Los-Angeles/events/ =====
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== Would you like to speak at an OWASP Los Angeles Meeting? ==
Would you like to speak at an OWASP Los Angeles Meeting?  
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Call for Papers (CFP) is NOW OPEN. To speak at upcoming OWASP Los Angeles meetings please submit your BIO and talk abstract via email to [mailto:tin.zaw@owasp.org Tin Zaw]. The talk must be vendor neutral and its content be available under Creative Common 3.0 license.  
 
Call for Papers (CFP) is NOW OPEN. To speak at upcoming OWASP Los Angeles meetings please submit your BIO and talk abstract via email to [mailto:tin.zaw@owasp.org Tin Zaw]. The talk must be vendor neutral and its content be available under Creative Common 3.0 license.  
  
 
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== Other Events  ==
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*'''ISSA Los Angeles Monthly Meeting'''
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        Special Discount for OWASP Members
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        WEDNESDAY, January  16, 2013 11:30 AM - 1:45 PM
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        at Les Freres Taix French Restaurant
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        1911 West Sunset Blvd., LA, Ca 90026
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        (213) 484-1265
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        issala.org
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*'''ISSA Orange County Q1 Meeting'''
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        January 17 6PM
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        http://www.meetup.com/OWASP-OC/events/96085252/
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== Archives of Previous Meetings  ==
 
== Archives of Previous Meetings  ==
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[[Los Angeles/2012 Meetings|2012 Meetings]]
  
 
[[Los Angeles/2011 Meetings|2011 Meetings]]  
 
[[Los Angeles/2011 Meetings|2011 Meetings]]  
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*[mailto:tin.zaw@owasp.org Tin Zaw] -- Chapter Leader and President   
 
*[mailto:tin.zaw@owasp.org Tin Zaw] -- Chapter Leader and President   
*[mailto:cassio@owasp.org Cassio Goldschmidt] -- Board Member
 
 
*[mailto:richard.greenberg@owasp.org Richard Greenberg] -- Board Member
 
*[mailto:richard.greenberg@owasp.org Richard Greenberg] -- Board Member
 
*[mailto:edward@owasp.org Edward Bonver] -- Board Member
 
*[mailto:edward@owasp.org Edward Bonver] -- Board Member
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*[mailto:Kelly.Fitzgerald@owasp.org Kelly Fitzgerald] -- Board Member
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*[mailto:Stuart.Schwartz@owasp.org Stuart Schwartz] -- Board Member
  
Volunteer OWASP Leaders: Kelly Fitzgerald, Yev Avidon, Mikhael Felker and Stuart Schwartz
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Volunteer OWASP Leaders: Yev Avidon and Mikhael Felker <br>
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Los Angeles chapter was founded by Cassio Goldschmidt.
  
 
<br>The AppSec USA 2010 conference received rave reviews. Thanks to all the volunteers and great speakers who helped make it a success!  
 
<br>The AppSec USA 2010 conference received rave reviews. Thanks to all the volunteers and great speakers who helped make it a success!  

Revision as of 12:47, 26 December 2012

Contents

Welcome to the Los Angeles Chapter!

Sponsors and Supporters Donate Here:

https://www.cvent.com/events/owasp-sponsorship-and-donation/registration-99bc1441e2684ff5b214b0df6b3a9ae3.aspx

Single Meeting Supporter: Organizations that wish to support the OWASP Los Angeles Chapter with a 100% tax deductible donation enable the OWASP Foundation to continue its mission

Get the following benefits::

- Meet upwards of 60-70 potential new clients
- Be recognized as a local supporter by posting your company logo on the local chapter page(Image size for logos: gif, jpg or png with a size of 150px X 45px at 72dpi or 55px X 80px at 72dpi) 
- Have a table at local chapter meeting 
- Promote your products and services
- Bring a raffle prize to gather business cards

Contact us #Los Angeles Chapter for general questions relating to sponsorship and donations

Announcements

  • Change in Leadership

Tin Zaw has been a strong and effective visionary President and Leader for OWASP Los Angeles for several years. He will remain an active member of the Board, but effective January 1, 2013, Tin will be stepping down as Leader. Richard Greenberg -- Current Board Member, will assume this role going forward. We give our thanks to Tin for his efforts and dedication and look forward to the new year under Richard's leadership.


  • logo.png
We are on Meetup. Please join our community there.
http://www.meetup.com/OWASP-Los-Angeles/
  • OWASP Mailing List
Sign up for the OWASP Los Angeles mailing list, very low volume and spam free.
https://lists.owasp.org/mailman/listinfo/owasp-losangeles


Next Meeting January 23, 7PM:

  • At: Symantec Offices
  • 900 Corporate Pointe, Culver City, CA 90230


Speaker: Jim Manico from Whitehat Security

  • Abstract: Top Ten Web Defenses

We cannot “firewall” or “patch” our way to secure websites. In the past, security professionals thought firewalls, Secure Sockets Layer (SSL), patching, and privacy policies were enough. Today, however, these methods are outdated and ineffective, as attacks on prominent, well-protected websites are occurring every day. Website developers must learn to code in a secure fashion to have any chance of providing organizations with proper defenses in the current threat-scape. The session will provide specific tips and guidelines to make website code both low risk and less vulnerable.

  • Bio: Jim Manico

Jim is the VP of Security Architecture for WhiteHat Security. Jim is also the host of the OWASP Podcast Series, is the committee chair of the OWASP Connections Committee, is the project manager of the OWASP Cheatsheet series, and is a significant contributor to several additional OWASP projects. Jim provides secure coding and developer awareness training for WhiteHat Security using his 8+ years of experience delivering developer-training courses for SANS, Aspect Security and others. He brings 16 years of database-driven Web software development and analysis experience to WhiteHat and OWASP as well. Jim works on the beautiful island of Kauai, Hawaii where he lives with his wife Tracey.


Please RSVP here: http://www.meetup.com/OWASP-Los-Angeles/events/



Would you like to speak at an OWASP Los Angeles Meeting?

Call for Papers (CFP) is NOW OPEN. To speak at upcoming OWASP Los Angeles meetings please submit your BIO and talk abstract via email to Tin Zaw. The talk must be vendor neutral and its content be available under Creative Common 3.0 license.


Other Events

  • ISSA Los Angeles Monthly Meeting
        Special Discount for OWASP Members
       WEDNESDAY, January  16, 2013 11:30 AM - 1:45 PM
       at Les Freres Taix French Restaurant
       1911 West Sunset Blvd., LA, Ca 90026
       (213) 484-1265
       issala.org
  • ISSA Orange County Q1 Meeting
       January 17 6PM
       http://www.meetup.com/OWASP-OC/events/96085252/


Archives of Previous Meetings

2012 Meetings

2011 Meetings

2010 Meetings

2009 Meetings

2008 Meetings

List of presentations available from past meetings


Los Angeles Chapter

Volunteer OWASP Leaders: Yev Avidon and Mikhael Felker
Los Angeles chapter was founded by Cassio Goldschmidt.


The AppSec USA 2010 conference received rave reviews. Thanks to all the volunteers and great speakers who helped make it a success!

Web archive: http://2010.AppSecUSA.org

Videos: http://vimeo.com/user4863863/videos

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