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OWASP Nigeria

Welcome to the Nigeria chapter homepage. The chapter leaders are

- Abuja: Idara Akpan and Abdullahi Arabo 
- Lagos: Damilare Fagbemi, Ayodeji Okikiolu, and Olufuwa Tayo 

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Local News

Meeting Location: Co-creation hub, 6th Floor, 294 Herbert Macaulay Rd, Lagos, Nigeria

Everyone is welcome to join us at our chapter meetings.

Chapter Meetings - 2016

OWASP Lagos February Event

Chapter Meeting - February 13, 2016
When Where
Saturday February 13 2016

Doors: 12:00PM
Talks Start: 12:15PM
Venue Location: CC-HUB

Venue Address: Co-creation hub, 6th Floor, 294 Herbert Macaulay Rd, Lagos, Nigeria
Venue Map: Google Maps
(Registration. Register here)


The inaugural OWASP Lagos, Nigeria meeting is taking place on Saturday February 16 at CC-HUB from 12:00PM - 5:00PM.

Hope to see you there.

There are three talks lined up including an Intro of OWASP and the chapter leaders:

Intro: Chapter leads - our background, how we got into security, stuff we're exploring or hope to learn and what we hope to achieve in starting OWASP Lagos. About OWASP: A look at OWASP, her objectives, some flagship projects (tools, guidelines, cheat sheets)

Talk 1: Introduction to OWASP ZAP

The Zed Attack Proxy (ZAP) is an easy to use integrated penetration testing tool for finding vulnerabilities in web applications. This talk will describe the tool and how to use it for validating web application security.

Talk 2: Exploiting a Vulnerable website to steal user credentials and gain root

This talk will describe how user authentication credentials can hijacked on a vulnerable website, using a practical demo. It will also demonstrate the compromise of a webserver hosting a vulnerble web application.

Talk 3: The OWASP Web Security Shepherd

The OWASP Security Shepherd project is a web and mobile application security training platform. Security Shepherd has been designed to foster and improve security awareness among a varied skill-set demographic. In this session we'll introduce the security shepherd and use it to learn SQL Injection . PLEASE BRING YOUR LAPTOPS.

Chapter meetings are provided free of charge although OWASP membership is encouraged and besides supporting the organisation, will provide the holder with benefits in other areas such as free/discounted entry to conferences, etc.