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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.  
  
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Follow [https://twitter.com/OwaspMcr @OwaspMcr] on Twitter.
 
|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:''' Tuesday 13th May, 2014
  
'''Date:''' September 11th
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'''Location:''' PwC (@PwC_North)
  
'''Location:''' PwC
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'''Sponsors:''' NCC (@NCCGroupplc)
  
'''Registration:''' Via [http://www.eventbrite.com/event/4091812722 Eventbrite]
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'''Registration:''' [https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/owasp-manchester-chapter-13th-may-2014-tickets-4091800686 Eventbrite] (mandatory)
  
Schedule: Doors open at 18:00, talks start at 18:30 prompt - please make sure you are there on time.
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'''18:30 Introduction'''
  
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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'''18:45 Andy Hornsby-Jones'''
  
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Andy's bio line probably best introduces this:"I also like to break things." Andy has a tool talk covering some of the methods used to identify vulnerabilities and exploit them.
  
'''Talk: CVE-2012-2122 - MySQL authentication bypass and code analysis'''
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'''19:30 Matt Summers''' (NCC)
  
'''Speaker: Campbell Murray - A UK pen tester & community contributor. Tech Director of Encription Limited, Director and member of the Technical Panel for Tigerscheme'''
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Matt's research into website & online reputation identified a need to gauge how far a site considered 'safe' such as maybe the BBC was from links to known malware. He's been developing the tool and wants to introduce it to the chapter.
  
Campbell will give a proper tekky talk on CVE-2012-2122, more readily known as the MySQL authentication bypass and code analysis.
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'''20:15 PwC Penetration tester''' (tbc)
  
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PwC's information security team has been busy with the topical heartbleed and is going to look at some methods used to detect the vulnerability, (if the demo works) detect attempts to exploit the vulnerability and share some of the defence mechanism's.
  
'''Talk: Defensive techniques and abusive web requests'''
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'''21:00 Informal Discussion & Networking''' Britons Protection, Vine Inn or City Arms for extended networking...
  
'''Speaker: Jason Steer - has worked in IT security for 15 years and works as a solution architect for Silver Tail across Europe'''
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Finally, OWASP is a non-commercial volunteer led organisation, if you find the networking, talks or content useful, please consider whether you can help out in providing facilities, locations, talks or a donation to the cause. Thanks. If you would like to talk at future meetings then please get in touch via the mailing list or one of the chapter leaders.
  
Jason will discuss and walk through some real world attacks being seen by our customers web applications from banking, ecommerce, travel etc to show various business logic abuse cases of website functionality. Attacks are on the rise however most businesses are not aware of the extent of attacks on an hourly basis.
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= Upcoming Events  =
 
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We plan to hold quarterly events but the precise date may not be confirmed (TBC), in which case the list below gives the date of the week commencing (w/c).
 
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'''Open mic: bring a topic!'''
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Depending how things go theres an optional session where anyone can stand up and talk (or start a discussion) for up to (say) 5 mins about any security topic they like.
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You can either put your name forward via the mailing list before hand or just speak up at the meeting.
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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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* 13th May 2014
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* w/c 11th August TBC
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* w/c 10th November TBC
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* w/c 9th February TBC
  
 
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Please get in touch if you would like to speak at a Manchester event, or can help out in providing facilities, locations, talks or a donation to the cause - we would be delighted to hear from you.
If you would like to talk at future meetings then please get in touch via the mailing list or one of the chapter leaders.
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Everyone is welcome to join us at our chapter meetings.
 
Everyone is welcome to join us at our chapter meetings.
  
= Upcoming Events  =
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= Past Events  =
  
November 2012
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'''2014 Dates'''
  
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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[[2014_02_27_Manchester|27th February]]
  
Everyone is welcome to join us at our chapter meetings.
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'''2013 Dates'''
  
= Past Events  =
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[[2013_04_30_Manchester|30th April]]
  
 
'''2012 Dates'''
 
'''2012 Dates'''
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[[2012_09_11_Manchester|11th September]]
  
 
[[2012_05_30_Manchester|30th May]]
 
[[2012_05_30_Manchester|30th May]]
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* [[User:Andy_Hornsby-Jones|Andy Hornsby-Jones]]
 
* [[User:Andy_Hornsby-Jones|Andy Hornsby-Jones]]
 
* Ben Fountain
 
* Ben Fountain
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* Ben Ramduny
  
 
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!
  
  
= Local Organisations =
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= Sponsorship =
  
Other related organisations in the Manchester area:
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We are looking for organizations to sponsor the Manchester chapter.
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You can sponsor the chapter for one year at the following levels:
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* £300 Silver
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* £600 Gold
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* £1200 Platinum
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You can also sponsor a meeting by hosting the event or donating £100.
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If you are interested in sponsoring the chapter then please get in touch with one of the chapter leaders.
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= Local Organizations  =
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Other related organizations in the Manchester area:
  
 
* [http://manchester.bcs.org/ BCS Manchester]
 
* [http://manchester.bcs.org/ BCS Manchester]
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* [http://www.meetup.com/North-West-Tester-Gathering North West Tester Gathering]
 
* [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.
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Please get in touch with one of the chapter leaders to get your organization listed here.
  
 
And feel free to use the [https://lists.owasp.org/mailman/listinfo/owasp-Manchester Manchester mailing list] to publicise related events.
 
And feel free to use the [https://lists.owasp.org/mailman/listinfo/owasp-Manchester Manchester mailing list] to publicise related events.
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Latest revision as of 06:38, 5 May 2014

OWASP Manchester

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Follow @OwaspMcr on Twitter.
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Date: Tuesday 13th May, 2014

Location: PwC (@PwC_North)

Sponsors: NCC (@NCCGroupplc)

Registration: Eventbrite (mandatory)

18:30 Introduction

18:45 Andy Hornsby-Jones

Andy's bio line probably best introduces this:"I also like to break things." Andy has a tool talk covering some of the methods used to identify vulnerabilities and exploit them.

19:30 Matt Summers (NCC)

Matt's research into website & online reputation identified a need to gauge how far a site considered 'safe' such as maybe the BBC was from links to known malware. He's been developing the tool and wants to introduce it to the chapter.

20:15 PwC Penetration tester (tbc)

PwC's information security team has been busy with the topical heartbleed and is going to look at some methods used to detect the vulnerability, (if the demo works) detect attempts to exploit the vulnerability and share some of the defence mechanism's.

21:00 Informal Discussion & Networking Britons Protection, Vine Inn or City Arms for extended networking...

Finally, OWASP is a non-commercial volunteer led organisation, if you find the networking, talks or content useful, please consider whether you can help out in providing facilities, locations, talks or a donation to the cause. Thanks. If you would like to talk at future meetings then please get in touch via the mailing list or one of the chapter leaders.

We plan to hold quarterly events but the precise date may not be confirmed (TBC), in which case the list below gives the date of the week commencing (w/c).

  • 13th May 2014
  • w/c 11th August TBC
  • w/c 10th November TBC
  • w/c 9th February TBC

Please get in touch if you would like to speak at a Manchester event, or can help out in providing facilities, locations, talks or a donation to the cause - we would be delighted to hear from you.

Everyone is welcome to join us at our chapter meetings.

2014 Dates

27th February

2013 Dates

30th April

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!


We are looking for organizations to sponsor the Manchester chapter.

You can sponsor the chapter for one year at the following levels:

  • £300 Silver
  • £600 Gold
  • £1200 Platinum

You can also sponsor a meeting by hosting the event or donating £100.

If you are interested in sponsoring the chapter then please get in touch with one of the chapter leaders.


Other related organizations in the Manchester area:

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

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