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Date: Thursday 27th February, 2014

Location: KPMG

Sponsors: This event is sponsored by KPMG and Pentest

Registration: Via Eventbrite

18:00 Pizza and beer Get here early or you'll miss out ;)

18:30 Introduction Simon Bennetts

Talk: Hacking Eye-Fi Cards

Eye-Fi cards ingeniously embed a WiFi transmitter within an SD card. They are very convenient for transferring pictures from your camera to your computer. But are there hidden security risks?

Speaker: Paul Johnston

Paul is a security consultant and software engineer at Pentest. He has particular interests in: web application security, static code analysis, and the design of secure end user environments. He is the lead engineer on Source Patrol.

Talk: OWASP Cornucopia

Microsoft's Escalation of Privilege (EoP) threat modelling card game has been refreshed into a new version more suitable for common web applications, and aligned with OWASP advice and guides. "OWASP Cornucopia - Ecommerce Web Application Edition" will be presented and used to demonstrate how it can help software architects and developers identify security requirements from the OWASP Secure Coding Practices - Quick Reference Guide. He will also provide a brief introduction about how to contribute ideas and content to OWASP projects, and how to start a project.

Speaker: Colin Watson

Colin is an application security consultant, working for Blackfoot, based in London. He was a member of the former OWASP Global Industry Committee, and is currently project leader for the OWASP Codes of Conduct and OWASP Cornucopia projects, co-leader for the OWASP AppSensor project, and wrote the Application Logging Cheat sheet. He is now working on the new AppSensor Guide which is due for publication in 2014.

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.

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 - we would be delighted to hear from you.

Everyone is welcome to join us at our chapter meetings.

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.