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OWASP New Zealand

Welcome to the New Zealand chapter homepage.


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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2008 Upcoming Events

Anyone is more than welcome to talk about web application security topics. If you want to present, please send us an email with a short abstract of your talk and some details about yourself. It is strongly recommended to use the following powerpoint OWASP Template for the presentation. To sponsor or host a upcoming event in New Zealand, please contact one of the board members below via email for more information.

   21st Feb
   *Co-Sponsor Veda Advantage
   - Location: 12 Queen Street, Auckland, Britomart Building - Time: 6pm
   - Presentation: "Xpath Injection - An Overview" - Roberto Suggi Liverani, Security Consultant (
   29th Apr
   Meeting through teleconference between Auckland and Wellington
   - Auckland Location: Corner Victoria and Queen Street, Phillip Fox Building, 7th Floor - Time: 6.30pm
   - Wellington Location: 3rd Floor Lumley Housed, Hunter Street - Time: 6.30pm
   - Wellington Contact: Mark Piper 021 590 598
   - Presentation: "Hacking The World With Flash" - Paul Craig, Principal Security Consultant (
   - Presentation: "Web Spam Techniques" - Roberto Suggi Liverani, Security Consultant (

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2007 Previous Events

   *New Zealand Chapter is set up
   *Co-Sponsor for New Zealand chapter is Veda Advantage
   - Location: 12 Queen Street, Auckland, Britomart Building
   22nd May
   *Co-Sponsor Veda Advantage
   *Press Release Press Release
   - Location: 12 Queen Street, Auckland, Britomart Building
   - Presentation: "OWASP in New Zealand" - Roberto Suggi Liverani / Antonio Spera
   5th Dec
   *Co-Sponsor Veda Advantage
   - Location: 12 Queen Street, Auckland, Britomart Building
   - Presentation: "Ajax Security" - Roberto Suggi Liverani, Security Consultant (
   - Presentation: "On the job browser exploitation" - Mark Piper, Senior Security Consultant (

NZ OWASP Members

We are always looking for additional board members to evangelise the OWASP mission help with meetings, projects and initiatives as we all know it takes time/effort to run a chapter. Please contact us if you are interested to join the NZ OWASP board member or for any queries related to OWASP NZ.

The chapter mailing address is:
17 Woodberry Drive
Dannemora, Auckland 2016