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Welcome to the Los Angeles Chapter!


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

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Get the following benefits:

- Meet upwards of 80-120 potential new clients
- Be recognized as a local supporter by posting your company logo on the local chapter page and on our Meetup site
- Have your marketing write-up included in e-mail blasts sent prior to a monthly meeting.
- Have a table at local chapter meeting with lots of time to meet and greet attendees
- Promote your products and services
- Bring a raffle prize to gather business cards and contact information

The cost is only $1,400

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

Chapter Organizational Sponsors


Akana’s comprehensive suite of API Management, API Security, SOA Governance, Cloud Integration, and Microservices solutions helps businesses accelerate digital transformation by securely extending their reach across multiple channels – mobile, cloud and Internet of Things. Akana enables enterprises to quickly deliver scalable applications, share data as APIs, connect and integrate applications, drive partner adoption, monetize their assets and provide intelligent insights into their business and operations. The world’s largest companies including Bank of America, Pfizer, and Verizon use Akana to harness the power of their technology and transform their businesses. Akana is also recognized as a “Leader” by Forrester in API Management Solution Wave, Q3 2014, by other analyst firms. For more information on Akana’s API Platform, see http://www.akana.com


OWASP Foundation is a professional association of global members and is 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 security topic you would like to present on.


Our own Richard Greenberg has been nominated for a 2015 WASPY Award!
Have you cast your vote, yet? Find out More about Richard HERE

OWASP Los Angeles received the BEST Chapter Leaders award at AppSec USA NY

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Support your LA Chapter: only $50 for the entire year!

Next OWASP Meeting

**NOTE: Please review NEW parking rules (@meetup.com) for our monthly meetings at Symantec as of 7/22/2014 **

September 16, 2015 6:15pm at Microsoft technology Center, Playa Vista, Ca

Thanks to our food sponsor: Verizon Digital Media


sponsor info: Verizon DEFEND focuses on your website’s uptime by protecting you from distributed denial-of-service (DDoS), web application and direct-to-customer origin attacks.

Our proprietary approaches and revolutionary technology enable us to identify and mitigate DDoS attacks within two minutes. Our intelligent, real-time monitoring and detection mitigates 99 percent of DDoS attacks within 60 seconds of identification. Anti-DDoS protection is built on a reverse-proxy architecture and features port lock down.

Origin cloaking offers additional security through origin firewalling, ensuring that only our Internet Protocol (IP) addresses are allowed to contact the consumer origin.

Comprehensive, cloud-based Web Application Firewall (WAF) is deployed through all of Verizon’s CDN Points of Presence (PoPs) and helps protect your web applications and sites against application level attacks.

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 Richard Greenberg OR Stuart Schwartz. The talk must be vendor neutral and its content be available under Creative Common 3.0 license.

Upcoming OWASP Meetings

http://www.meetup.com/OWASP-Los-Angeles/events/222452028/ OWASP Monthly Meeting - Septmeber 2015
http://www.meetup.com/OWASP-Los-Angeles/events/222452044/ OWASP Monthly Meeting - October 2015
http://www.meetup.com/OWASP-Los-Angeles/events/222452068/ OWASP Monthly Meeting - November 2015
http://www.meetup.com/OWASP-Los-Angeles/events/222452091/ OWASP and ISSA-LA Holiday Party - December 2015

Other Events

AppSec California 2016 will be back at the amazing Annenberg Community Beach House, right on the beach in Santa Monica, January 26-27, 2016

Archives of Previous Meetings

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Presentation Archive

Los Angeles Chapter

OWASP Wiki: Mike Francis
The 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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