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This is a new chapter, having grown out of the successful [[Leeds_UK]] chapter.
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This [[UK]] chapter was started in 2011, having grown out of the successful [[Leeds_UK]] chapter.
  
 
|mailinglistsite=http://lists.owasp.org/mailman/listinfo/owasp-Manchester|emailarchives=http://lists.owasp.org/pipermail/owasp-Manchester}}
 
|mailinglistsite=http://lists.owasp.org/mailman/listinfo/owasp-Manchester|emailarchives=http://lists.owasp.org/pipermail/owasp-Manchester}}
  
 
= Next Meeting  =
 
= Next Meeting  =
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'''Date:''' April 30th
  
'''Date:''' Wednesday February 1st in Manchester
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'''Location:''' PwC
  
'''Location:''' PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, 101 Barbirolli Square, Lower Mosley Street, Manchester, M2 3PW
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'''Registration:''' Via [http://www.eventbrite.com/event/6185373619 Eventbrite]
([http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&hl=en&q=M2+3PW&ie=UTF8&om=1&z=15&ll=53.477115,-2.244945&spn=0.011647,0.043001&iwloc=addr Google Maps link])
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'''Registration:''' '''To be added soon'''
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Schedule: Doors open at 18:00, talks start at 18:30 prompt - please make sure you are there on time.
  
'''Schedule:'''  Doors open at 17:45, talks start at 18:00 prompt - please make sure you are there on time.
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And please let us know if you book tickets but then cant make it. In the past we have had people who couldnt book on and then had empty seats on the night.
  
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This time we're going with 3 'mini' talks, exact times will depend on the amount of discussion (the more the better, within reason!):
  
'''Talk: An Introduction to the OWASP Top Ten'''
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'''Talk: The Silk Road''' - The Underground Website Where You Can Buy Any Drug Imaginable
  
The OWASP Top Ten provides a powerful awareness document for web application security. The OWASP Top Ten represents a broad consensus about what the most critical web application security flaws are.
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'''Paul Johnston - Security Consultant at Pentest'''
  
In this presentation Simon will give an introduction to each of the top 10 security flaws and explain why they are so dangerous.
 
  
'''Speaker: [https://www.owasp.org/index.php/User:Simon_Bennetts Simon Bennetts]'''
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'''Talk: Data Protection Act changes'''
  
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'''Ben Ramduny - KPMG '''
  
'''Talk: Evaluating iOS Applications'''
 
  
In this presentation, Dominic will discuss the lessons learned from evaluating iOS applications.
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'''Talk OWASP Top 10 2013 update''' - Changes to the top 10, why, do we agree, what's missing?
It will cover a brief introduction to the security features of the platform and how they affect mobile applications then delve in to details on some of the most common iOS vulnerabilities the author has experienced during testing.
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'''Speaker: Dominic Chell - [http://www.eshieldis.com/ eShield Information Security] '''
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'''Ben Fountain - PwC, Simon Bennetts - Mozilla'''
  
Dominic is the owner and technical director of eShield Information Security; a security consultancy based in Cheshire. Prior to this, Dominic worked at NGS Software for 6 years where he was a CHECK Team Leader & CREST consultant. Dominic has published numerous exploits and advisories over the years as well as given web application security training at BlackHat Vegas.
 
  
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'''Informal Discussion'''
  
'''Talk: TBA'''
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'''Drinks at the Britons Protection'''
  
If you would like to talk at this meeting then please get in touch via the mailing list or one of the chapter leaders.
 
  
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If you would like to talk at future meetings then please get in touch via the mailing list or one of the chapter leaders.
  
Everyone is welcome to join us at our chapter meetings.
 
  
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Everyone is welcome to join us at our chapter meetings.
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= Upcoming Events  =
 
= Upcoming Events  =
  
May 2012
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TBA
 
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August 2012
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November 2012
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Please get in touch if you would like to speak at a Manchester event - we would be delighted to hear from you.
 
Please get in touch if you would like to speak at a Manchester event - we would be delighted to hear from you.
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= Past Events  =
 
= Past Events  =
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'''2012 Dates'''
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[[2012_09_11_Manchester|11th September]]
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[[2012_05_30_Manchester|30th May]]
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[[2012_02_01_Manchester|1st February]]
  
 
'''2011 Dates'''
 
'''2011 Dates'''
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* [[User:Simon Ward|Simon Ward]]
 
* [[User:Simon Ward|Simon Ward]]
 
* [[User:Andy_Hornsby-Jones|Andy Hornsby-Jones]]
 
* [[User:Andy_Hornsby-Jones|Andy Hornsby-Jones]]
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* Ben Fountain
  
 
We are actively seeking more chapter leaders - please get in touch if you would like to become one!
 
We are actively seeking more chapter leaders - please get in touch if you would like to become one!
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* [http://libreplanet.org/wiki/Manchester Manchester Free Software]
 
* [http://libreplanet.org/wiki/Manchester Manchester Free Software]
 
* [http://www.manlug.org/ Manchester Linux Users Group]
 
* [http://www.manlug.org/ Manchester Linux Users Group]
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* [http://nuksg.org/ Northern UK Security Group]
 
* [http://nwdc.org.uk/ North West Digital Communities (NWDC)]
 
* [http://nwdc.org.uk/ North West Digital Communities (NWDC)]
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* [http://www.meetup.com/North-West-Tester-Gathering North West Tester Gathering]
  
 
Please get in touch with one of the chapter leaders to get your organisation listed here.
 
Please get in touch with one of the chapter leaders to get your organisation listed here.

Revision as of 09:55, 16 April 2013

OWASP Manchester

Welcome to the Manchester chapter homepage. This UK chapter was started in 2011, having grown out of the successful Leeds_UK chapter.
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Date: April 30th

Location: PwC

Registration: Via Eventbrite

Schedule: Doors open at 18:00, talks start at 18:30 prompt - please make sure you are there on time.

And please let us know if you book tickets but then cant make it. In the past we have had people who couldnt book on and then had empty seats on the night.

This time we're going with 3 'mini' talks, exact times will depend on the amount of discussion (the more the better, within reason!):

Talk: The Silk Road - The Underground Website Where You Can Buy Any Drug Imaginable

Paul Johnston - Security Consultant at Pentest


Talk: Data Protection Act changes

Ben Ramduny - KPMG


Talk OWASP Top 10 2013 update - Changes to the top 10, why, do we agree, what's missing?

Ben Fountain - PwC, Simon Bennetts - Mozilla


Informal Discussion

Drinks at the Britons Protection


If you would like to talk at future meetings then please get in touch via the mailing list or one of the chapter leaders.


Everyone is welcome to join us at our chapter meetings.

TBA

Please get in touch if you would like to speak at a Manchester event - we would be delighted to hear from you.

Everyone is welcome to join us at our chapter meetings.

2012 Dates

11th September

30th May

1st February

2011 Dates

16th November

24th August As part of the Leeds Chapter

22nd June As part of the Leeds Chapter

2010 Dates

8th December As part of the Leeds Chapter

The chapter leaders are:

We are actively seeking more chapter leaders - please get in touch if you would like to become one!


Other related organisations in the Manchester area:

Please get in touch with one of the chapter leaders to get your organisation listed here.

And feel free to use the Manchester mailing list to publicise related events.