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OWASP Pittsburgh

Welcome to the Pittsburgh chapter homepage. The chapter leader is Lee Cambria
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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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Local News

Spring Meeting & Membership Drive--Wednesday, May 15th, 2013 from 11 AM-2 PM (plus PIZZA!)

Spring has sprung! And so...

The next OWASP chapter meeting will be held on Wednesday, May 15th from 11 AM to 2 PM courtesy of Summa at 925 Liberty Avenue in Pittsburgh, PA 15222.

Pizza will be served – so please let us know if you’re attending in order to help us get an accurate count!

We are working on finalizing the details on a speaker for this session—and hope to have an update for you on that soon, as well… stay tuned for updates. Again, please let us know if you plan to attend.

And as always, please consider supporting the local chapter by JOINING! Click the link above to lend your support.

Finally, don’t forget to attend the Pittsburgh Chapter of ISSA 2013 Information Security Forum on Friday, May 3, 2013 at the Doubletree Hotel at 101 Mall Blvd in Monroeville, Pennsylvania. Registration fee for members of OWASP is $10 to attend the forum with advance registration. Advance Registration is required – Deadline for advance registration is April 26, 2013. After the deadline there will be a registration fee of $20.00 for Members OWASP and $30.00 for Non-Members.

See you there!

Richard R. Blake

Spring Meeting & Membership Drive

Hope you’re all surviving winter! We’re currently working toward scheduling our next meeting for the last week of March, to usher in Spring! We’ll send out another email and update the website when we have a more solid date, time, and location lined up.

Also, we are keen to expand the Pittsburgh chapter’s membership. If you’ve been attending the meetings and would like to see more meetings, more content (more food?), we’d urge you to consider joining at either the personal level or consider the value of having your business becoming a Corporate member.

A one year Individual Membership is just $50, and helps fund the chapter.

A one year Corporate Supporter Membership is $5000.00, and organizations that wish to support OWASP can make a 100% tax deductible donation. These funds are used to enable the OWASP Foundation mission supporting Projects enabling & Grants and receiving discounts at OWASP Conferences for employees to attend and if exhibiting.

To join, please click the link above on this page!

We hope you’ll join us, and help keep the chapter growing so that we can provide content. Also, if there are specific topics you’d like for March’s chapter meeting (or speakers, for that matter!) please let us know.

Best regards,

Richard R. Blake

December Chapter Meeting

This December's Chapter Meeting will be a lunchtime roundtable scheduled for NOON-1:30 PM Thursday, December 13th, 2012. After all, how can we not enjoy the awesomeness of a date following 12/12/12!? If we have enough advance interest and registration, we will have the session catered with a Taco Bar – (somewhat) in keeping with a Mayan Calendar theme. If we've survived the end of the world, we might as well have a good time while we discuss security…

The subject of the roundtable will be a fairly general one: The Application Security Lifecycle- From Planning to Testing to Fixing, and Back Again. We’d like to hear from a wide variety of viewpoints, including project managers, developers, ethical hackers/pen testers, network/infrastructure specialists and general security folks.

This will also provide us all a great opportunity to get to know other members of the community, and to get the Pittsburgh chapter rolling along into the New Year (presuming the Mayans were wrong!).

If you are planning to join us please e-mail the Pittsburgh Chapter's mailing list to reserve your seat!

Location Info: 525 William Penn Place, downtown Pittsburgh. When entering the building please register with security and then make your way to the 11th floor we will be in room 1120.

Owasp Pittsburgh Chapter

October Chapter Meeting

The October meeting of the Pittsburgh chapter of OWASP will be held on the 22nd at 525 William Penn Place. Beginning at 11:00a.m. Richard Blake will discuss the goals and purpose of OWASP and introduce the group to possible outreach programs available for our members. Please plan to attend to share your experience and knowledge with the group.

When entering the building please register with security and then make your way to the 11th floor we will be in room 1120.

If you are planning to join us please e-mail Lee Cambria to reserve your seat.

Lee Cambria