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Welcome to the Omaha chapter homepage. The chapter leaders are Rob Temple, John Rogers, Scott Christiansen, Zac Fowler, and Fred Donovan.
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Upcoming Events

OWASP OMAHA 2013 Presentation and Chapter Meeting Schedule:

Thu Mar 7, 2013 - Welcome to OWASP Omaha!

-Presenters, OWASP Omaha Chapter Leadership
-Thursday, March 7th, 12:00 noon - 1:00 P.M., Bellevue University
-Durham Student Center (building #6). Park in Lot D. Check out the map here: [1].
-Meet the chapter leaders and learn more about OWASP Omaha

Thu Jun 6, 2013 - Web Application Security - So many tools, so little time

Presenter, John M. Rogers, Senior Application Security Engineer, Lincoln Financial Group

This talk focuses on the first three candidates of the 2013 OWASP Top 10. John will demonstrate attack examples, common tools to find these flaws, and consequences that occur without remediation or mitigating controls.

John Rogers is a Senior Application Security Engineer working in the Security Assurance department at Lincoln Financial Group.  Previously John worked as a Lead Security Engineer at ACI Worldwide, Inc.  John is one of the unique Application Security Professionals with over 20 years of experience in all aspects of the Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) for the Banking, Payment and Financial Services industries.  John is also a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and serves as President of InfraGard Nebraska

Time & Location: Thursday, June 6, 12PM. Peter Kiewit Institute, Room 279. (67th and Pacific in Omaha) RSVP and view more details on our EventBrite page: https://www.eventbrite.com/event/6952516163

Thu Sep 12, 2013 - The OWASP Way: Understanding the OWASP Vision and the Top Ten

Presenter, Scott Christiansen, Software Security Engineer, TD Ameritrade

Scott a Software Security Engineer for TD Ameritrade.  In this role he provides static and dynamic application assessments for over 250 TD Ameritrade front end, back end and mobile applications.  Prior to this Scott was the Lead Analyst for TD Ameritrade’s Security Event Center which coordinates incident response within TD Ameritrade.  In addition to this Scott is also an Adjunct Instructor for ITT Technical Institute’s Bachelors of Information Security program, and an adjunct Professor for Bellevue University’s Masters of Cyber Security Program.  Prior to his current role with Scott was the Chief Security Officer for the Leo A Daly Company.  Scott is also a Past President of Nebraska InfraGard, and a graduate of the FBI Citizen’s Academy.  Scott received his Bachelor’s Degree in 2003 from Bellevue University in Business Information Systems and his Master’s Degree from the University of Nebraska Omaha in the Management of Information Systems.  Upon Graduation Scott was the recipient of the 2007-2008 Outstanding Graduate Student in Information Systems & Quantitative Analysis.  Scott is a current CISSP holder in addition to numerous other certification’s from CompTIA and Microsoft.

Time & Location: Thursday, Sept 12th, 12PM. TriPointe Coffeehouse, http://tripointecoffeehouse.com/, 138 N. Washington Street Papillion, NE 68046

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Thu Dec 5, 2013 - Mobile Application Security Assessments

Presenter, Michael Born, Solutionary

As the world becomes increasingly more 'connected', our digital lives get transmitted through various types of applications including mobile devices. Besides that, the bring your own device debate among security professionals within corporate enterprise environments, maintaining confidentiality, availability, and integrity of data transmitted through these devices must be a continued focus of the security community.

In this presentation, Michael Born, an Associate Security Consultant with Solutionary will walk through a step by step demonstration of setting up and performing a mobile application security assessment on both Android and iOS. Included in the presentation will be an example iOS Security Assessment performed by Michael along with a hands on walk through of a Jailbroken iOS device file system.

Check out a warm-up video at our youtube channel: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VRnj816ec-8. This video walks through some set up step so that we're on the same page for the presentation!

-Peter Kiewit Institute, 1110 S. 67th Street, Omaha, NE 68182, Room 279. 12:00 - 1:00 PM. The room will open at 11:45AM.
-Pizza will be provided on a first-come first-serve basis
-UNO has open parking that week, so you will not need to worry about obtaining a pass.

RSVP on EventBrite at http://www.eventbrite.com/e/mobile-application-security-assessments-tickets-9326244047?aff=eorg

Thu Mar 13, 2014 - Vetting Third Party Vendor Applications

Presenter: John Rogers
This presentation will discuss how to acquire and validate information that will provide assurance that your third party vendor applications adhere to your standards and are free from the common web application vulnerabilities. The discussion will also include what basic requirements are needed to accept a web application security assessment report from an independent security assessment firm.

Location: -Peter Kiewit Institute, 1110 S. 67th Street, Omaha, NE 68182, Room 279.
Time: 12:00 - 1:00 PM. The room will open at 11:45AM.

RSVP on EventBrite at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/vetting-third-party-vendor-applications-tickets-9617944531 </b>