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{{Chapter Template|chaptername=Perth, Western Australia|extra=The chapter leader is [mailto:joshua@qwek.com Joshua Qwek]|mailinglistsite=http://lists.owasp.org/mailman/listinfo/owasp-Perth|emailarchives=http://lists.owasp.org/pipermail/owasp-Perth}}
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{{Chapter Template|chaptername=Perth, Western Australia|extra=The chapter leaders are:
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* [mailto:joshua@qwek.com Joshua Qwek]
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* [mailto:xntrik@gmail.com Christian Frichot]
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* [mailto:timothy.bessant@alphawest.com.au Timothy Bessant]
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* [mailto:david.taylor@bankwest.com.au David Taylor]|mailinglistsite=http://lists.owasp.org/mailman/listinfo/owasp-Perth|emailarchives=http://lists.owasp.org/pipermail/owasp-Perth}}
  
 
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== Local News 14th January 2009==
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== Upcoming OWASP Meeting ==
  
We are pleased to announce that the Perth OWASP Chapter is organising it's first meeting for 2009. Please check back here soon for further updates. -[mailto:xntrik@gmail.com Christian Frichot]
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A special joint event between [http://www.aisa.org.au/index.php?page=96 Perth's AISA chapter] and the OWASP Perth chapter.
  
  '''Meeting Location Coming Soon'''
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=== Threat Modelling in the Software Development Lifecycle ===
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One of the most important concepts being promoted in the security industry is security in the software development lifecycle. This concept is important due to two primary factors:
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* It is generally recognised that by shifting security activities closer towards the requirements gathering stage, or the design stage, that less vulnerabilities will make their way into the production systems.
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* It is also recognised that the cost of mitigating vulnerabilities increases later in the lifecycle.
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By walking through a case study I hope to demonstrate the effectiveness of addressing risk during the earlier stage of the software development lifecycle, and that these activities are not solely the responsibility of the "security guy", but all participants in a software project including the project manager, business stakeholders and software designer.
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=== About the presenter ===
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Christian Frichot is currently employed by Bankwest working within the Security Consulting Services team. His core responsibilities include phishing and online fraud response, security assessments, information risk assessments and other ad-hoc information security consulting. Christian hopes to spend more time in '09 focusing on education and application security, where he feels more effort needs to be applied.
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'''Date: Tuesday, 10 February 2009'''
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  '''Location: The Ernst & Young Building, 11 Mounts Bay Rd'''
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'''Time: 5:15pm'''
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'''RSVP: by 05 February 2009 to [mailto:perth@aisa.org.au perth@aisa.org.au]'''
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-Updated 23/01/09 by [mailto:xntrik@gmail.com Christian Frichot]
  
 
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Revision as of 19:31, 22 January 2009

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OWASP Perth, Western Australia

Welcome to the Perth, Western Australia chapter homepage. The chapter leaders are:

Click here to join the local chapter mailing list.

Participation

OWASP Foundation (Overview Slides) is a professional association of global members and is and 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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funds to OWASP earmarked for Perth Australia.


Upcoming OWASP Meeting

A special joint event between Perth's AISA chapter and the OWASP Perth chapter.

Threat Modelling in the Software Development Lifecycle

One of the most important concepts being promoted in the security industry is security in the software development lifecycle. This concept is important due to two primary factors:

  • It is generally recognised that by shifting security activities closer towards the requirements gathering stage, or the design stage, that less vulnerabilities will make their way into the production systems.
  • It is also recognised that the cost of mitigating vulnerabilities increases later in the lifecycle.

By walking through a case study I hope to demonstrate the effectiveness of addressing risk during the earlier stage of the software development lifecycle, and that these activities are not solely the responsibility of the "security guy", but all participants in a software project including the project manager, business stakeholders and software designer.

About the presenter

Christian Frichot is currently employed by Bankwest working within the Security Consulting Services team. His core responsibilities include phishing and online fraud response, security assessments, information risk assessments and other ad-hoc information security consulting. Christian hopes to spend more time in '09 focusing on education and application security, where he feels more effort needs to be applied.

Date: Tuesday, 10 February 2009
Location: The Ernst & Young Building, 11 Mounts Bay Rd
Time: 5:15pm
RSVP: by 05 February 2009 to perth@aisa.org.au

-Updated 23/01/09 by Christian Frichot