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

http://www.AppSecUSA.org

Check out the videos: http://vimeo.com/user4863863/videos

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Next Chapter Meeting:  Wednesday, December 15, 2010 7:00 P.M.

=== Special Holiday Celebration: We will be meeting in a private room at Tony P's Dockside Grill in Marina Del Rey, as follows: Tony P's Dockside Grill
4445 Admiralty Way
Marina del Rey, CA 90292
310-823-4534

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Please RSVP: http://www.eventbrite.com/event/1025602605


Topic: Deep Dive into Web Application Scanning

Speakers:

Brian Robison, is the Senior Product Manager for McAfee's enterprise vulnerability management solutions. Driven by a relentless desire for customer satisfaction and leveraging over a decade of experience in security and risk management, he is primarily responsible for the strategy and roadmap of McAfee's enterprise vulnerability management offerings, including the web application assessment module. Brian joined McAfee in 2005 as a Technical Marketing Engineer focusing on McAfee's endpoint security products before serving as the Product Manager for McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator 4.0.

Sven Schrecker joined McAfee in 2006 as part of the Preventsys acquisition. He has worked extensively on the integration of Risk & Compliance products into McAfee's ePolicy Orchestrator product. Most recently, he directed the efforts on the total revamp of the Web Assessment Engine for McAfee Vulnerability Manager (formerly known as Foundstone). He is currently architecting cloud-based security technologies.


Abstract:

Web applications have exploded to become the point of entry for hackers wanting to do harm. Knowing how and where web applications are vulnerable is key to sustaining goodwill and ensuring a positive experience for those who rely on those applications. Learn tips and techniques for effectively scanning web applications to keep them safe and secure. Hear about best practices from other McAfee customers for web application scanning.


Sponsor: 

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Mykonos Software approaches Web application security differently. We understand how Web applications are abused by criminal attackers to steal data, commit fraud, or use company IP for un-intended tasks.

The Mykonos Security Appliance detects malicious abuse of web applications before the damage is done. This software solution profiles the abuse through intelligence gathering and responds to any abuse in real-time ultimately preventing data theft, fraudulent behavior and misuse of your Web properties.

Articles by Mykonos
• Kyle Adams and Al Huizenga, “Whitepaper: Understanding and Responding to the Five Phases of Web Application Abuse”, Mykonos Software, 2010
• Kyle Adams, “A Layered Approach to Making Your Web Application a Safer Environment,” (In)Secure Magazine, Sept 2009


Press on Mykonos:
Network World http://www.networkworld.com/columnists/2010/070610antonopoulos.html
Dark Reading http://www.darkreading.com/vulnerability_management/security/app-security/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=227100051
SC Magazine http://www.scmagazineus.com/pages/login.aspx?returl=/anti-hack-retaliatory-action-against-digital-attacks/article/172651/&pagetypeid=28&articleid=172651&accesslevel=1&expireddays=0&accessAndPrice=0

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. When we accept your talk, it will be required to use the Powerpoint OWASP Template.

Archives of Previous Meetings

A list of previous presentations conducted at the Los Angeles Chapter can be found here.

Los Angeles Chapter