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This [[UK]] chapter was started last year (2011), 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:''' May 30th
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'''Location:''' PwC
  
'''Location:''' KPMG, St James Square, M2 6DS
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'''Registration:''' Via [http://www.eventbrite.com/event/6185373619 Eventbrite]
 
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'''Registration:''' TBA - details will be sent to the mailing list
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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 18:00, talks start at 18:30 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.
  
'''Talk: BYOD Could You Would You Should You - Mobile Device Management for BYOD'''
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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!):
  
This presentation discusses the current trend of adopting some form of BYOD policy and the security implications in doing so. Also discussed are the options avalible to help mitigate some of the risks associated with allowing personal mobile devices to access corporate data
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'''Talk: The Silk Road''' - The Underground Website Where You Can Buy Any Drug Imaginable
  
'''Speaker: Ben Ramduny - KPMG'''
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'''Paul Johnston - Security Consultant at Pentest'''
  
  
'''Talk: Building a secure SDLC utilising OWASP resources'''
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'''Talk: Data Protection Act changes'''
  
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.
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'''Ben Ramduny - KPMG '''
  
'''Speaker: Jason Alexander - Security Architect - KPMG '''
 
  
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'''Talk OWASP Top 10 2013 update''' - Changes to the top 10, why, do we agree, what's missing?
  
'''Open mic: bring a topic!'''
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'''Ben Fountain - PwC, Simon Bennetts - Mozilla'''
  
As suggested at the last meeting we're going to have a section where anyone can stand up and talk (or start a discussion) for up to (say) 5 mins about any security topic they like.
 
  
You can either put your name forward via the mailing list before hand or just speak up at the meeting.
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'''Informal Discussion'''
 
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Its the first time we'll have tried it, so no idea how it will work out, but it sounded like a good idea :)
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'''Drinks at the Britons Protection'''
  
  
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Everyone is welcome to join us at our chapter meetings.
 
Everyone is welcome to join us at our chapter meetings.
 
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= Upcoming Events  =
 
= Upcoming Events  =
  
August 2012
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TBA
 
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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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'''2012 Dates'''
 
'''2012 Dates'''
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[[2012_09_11_Manchester|11th September]]
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[[2012_05_30_Manchester|30th May]]
  
 
[[2012_02_01_Manchester|1st February]]
 
[[2012_02_01_Manchester|1st February]]
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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!

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.