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==== Chapter Meetings  ====
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'''When:''' August 9, 5:30pm - 7:00pm  
'''When:''' August 10, 5:30pm - 7:00pm  
'''Topic:''' OWASP Nashville Happy Hour
'''Topic:''' OWASP Nashville Happy Hour

Revision as of 11:49, 25 July 2011

OWASP Nashville

Welcome to the Nashville chapter homepage. The OWASP Nashville Chapter President is Dirk Maxwell
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OWASP Foundation (Overview Slides) 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 software security topic you would like to present on.


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Dirk Maxwell, OWASP Nashville Chapter President

Chapter Meetings

When: August 10, 5:30pm - 7:00pm

Topic: OWASP Nashville Happy Hour

Where: 12 South Taproom & Grill (2318 12th Avenue South, Nashville, TN 37204)

NOTE: This will be our first in a series of regular happy hours intended to be an informal gathering where local security professionals can meet, mingle, and discuss application security with other professionals. The happy hour has also been postponed to be concurrent with the GFIRST conference which is being held in Nashville from August 7 through August 12. Please don't forget to RSVP if you are planning on attending.

Future Speakers and Events

If you are interested in presenting at a future event, have an idea for a meeting, want to suggest a topic, or would like to suggest a speaker; please contact Dirk Maxwell, OWASP Nashville Chapter President.

Past Meetings and Events

  • April 7, 2011 - Static Source Code Analysis
  • December 14, 2010 - OWASP Nashville Holiday Party, 2010 Edition
  • October 12, 2010 - Application Security in the Cloud
  • July 22, 2010 - Annual Review of OWASP Projects
  • April 8, 2010 - OWASP and the PCI DSS
  • December 17, 2009 - OWASP Nashville Holiday Party
  • September 30, 2009 - Application Threat Modeling
  • July 9, 2009 - Secure Development Practices
  • April 30, 2009 - OWASP LiveCD Training

Presentations & Whitepapers

  • Presentations & Whitepapers go here

Chapter Leaders

Dirk Maxwell, OWASP Nashville Chapter President - (615) 345-2414

This is a bit of a one-man show at the moment but we're always looking for volunteers, your name and number could appear here...

Sponsorship Opportunities

The Nashville OWASP Chapter can offer your company the opportunity to sponsor a Nashville OWASP event. Below are a listing of the potential opportunities that exist. If you are interested in taking advantage of any of these opportunities, please contact Dirk Maxwell, OWASP Nashville Chapter President.

Opportunity #1 - Nashville Security Professionals Happy Hour Sponsorship

The Nashville OWASP Chapter organizes a monthly Nashville Security Professionals Happy Hour. We expect the event to draw around 30 of Austin's finest security professionals for networking and more. Your sponsorship of this event includes appetizers and drinks for the attendees. Feel free to pass out business cards and network just like you would anywhere else. You'll find no better opportunity to get your name in front of 30+ security professionals for around $300.

Opportunity #2 - OWASP Meeting Food and Drink Sponsorship

Our meetings generally involve a meal followed by a presenter. For your sponsorship of around $10 per attendee, our chapter will provide you with 5 minutes prior to our presentation to introduce yourself and tell us about the products or services that your company offers. You'll also receive mention of being the Food and Drink sponsor in all e-mail communications about the meeting.

Opportunity #3 - OWASP Meeting Presenter Sponsorship

Although OWASP is a non-profit organization, we strive to provide our members with the best presenters we possibly can. While the Nashville area has lots of security talent, sometimes it's worthwhile to reach beyond our local membership and invite external presenters. In exchange for covering travel expenses and an honorarium for these presenters, our chapter will provide you with 5 minutes at the start of the meeting to introduce yourself and tell us about the products or services that your company offers. You'll also receive mention of being the presenter sponsor in all e-mail communications about the meeting.

Local News

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