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== Next meeting March 24th, 2011: HTML 5New and exciting… for attackers too, Scott Headington, Foundstone ==
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== Next meeting April 28th, 2011: Cross-Site Request ForgeryAttack and Defense, Michael Weber, Aspect Security ==
  
HTML 5 is the next revision of the HTML specificationIt promises to integrate audio and video without the need for additional plug-ins, a new and improved tag library and the ability for web applications to work offline by using client side storageAll these exciting new features that have developers ready to move but, HTML 5 also brings along a series of new security concerns at a time when security flaws in web applications are at an all time high.  This presentation will cover a brief discussion of the new features of HTML 5 and an overview of the security risks associated with them.
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Cross-Site Request Forgery is a deceptively simple attack that has been slowly climbing up the OWASP Top 10 the last few yearsDuring this presentation we will learn how a CSRF attack works, why it is so dangerous and how to prevent CSRF attacksWe will also examine tools for testing for CSRF attacks as well as the OWASP CSRF Guard project.  
  
 
'''Speaker Bio:'''
 
'''Speaker Bio:'''
  
Scott is a Security Consultant at Foundstone, working out of the Sacramento, CA areaHe specializes in performing web application penetration testing, threat modeling and code reviewsScott also provides client education services for Foundstone class lead and instructor of Writing Secure Code: Java and Building Secure Code coursesHe is also an instructor for the Ultimate Hacking: Web course.
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Michael Weber is an Application Security Engineer of Aspect Security, a consulting services company specializing in application security, with a focus in web application security and software developmentDrawing upon extensive web application development expertise, Mike provides expert guidance to clients in the financial, medical and retail sectorsMichael has performed many security architecture reviews, application code reviews and penetration testing of mission critical applications.   
  
Prior to joining Foundstone, Scott worked as a software engineer with over 14 years experience with several years experience on security projects.  In his years as a software engineer he has filled the roles of architect and lead developer and has worked for companies ranging from Fortune 500 companies to small successful start-ups.  His core development competencies are in Java and related technologies for creation of web and server side applications and is also proficient with .NET technologies. 
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Please sign up at http://www.eventbrite.com/event/1595487145
  
 
== Future meetings ==
 
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== Past Meetings ==
 
== Past Meetings ==
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2011-03-24: HTML 5:  Scott Headington, Foundstone, Presented on "New and exciting… for attackers too"
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2010-09-30: Roman Hustad conducted a "Threat Modeling Workshop"
 
2010-09-30: Roman Hustad conducted a "Threat Modeling Workshop"
  

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OWASP Sacramento

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Charter

The Sacramento OWASP Chapter promotes the principles of OWASP in our local community with an emphasis on education, local networking opportunities, and fun. Meetings are typically on the last Thursday evening of the month.


Next meeting April 28th, 2011: Cross-Site Request Forgery: Attack and Defense, Michael Weber, Aspect Security

Cross-Site Request Forgery is a deceptively simple attack that has been slowly climbing up the OWASP Top 10 the last few years. During this presentation we will learn how a CSRF attack works, why it is so dangerous and how to prevent CSRF attacks. We will also examine tools for testing for CSRF attacks as well as the OWASP CSRF Guard project.

Speaker Bio:

Michael Weber is an Application Security Engineer of Aspect Security, a consulting services company specializing in application security, with a focus in web application security and software development. Drawing upon extensive web application development expertise, Mike provides expert guidance to clients in the financial, medical and retail sectors. Michael has performed many security architecture reviews, application code reviews and penetration testing of mission critical applications.

RSVP:

Please sign up at http://www.eventbrite.com/event/1595487145

Future meetings

We always want ideas! Send your request for a meeting topic to a chapter leader or the chapter mailing list.


Past Meetings

2011-03-24: HTML 5: Scott Headington, Foundstone, Presented on "New and exciting… for attackers too"

2010-09-30: Roman Hustad conducted a "Threat Modeling Workshop"

2010-06-24: Michael Weber conducted a "SQL Injection Lab"

2010-05-27: Erik Peterson of Veracode presented "Automated Web Application Testing - Why we're Doing It Wrong"

2010-04-29: Roman Hustad presented "The Secure Software Development Lifecycle"

2010-03-25: Mike Fauzy of Aspect Security presented "Tool Assisted Manual Code Review - Manual Precision with Automated Performance"

2010-02-25: Arshad Noor of StrongAuth, Inc. presented "Key Management & Encryption" Download presentation

2009-12-09: Alex Smolen presented "The OWASP .NET ESAPI"

2009-10-08: Ned Allison chaired a roundtable on "Database Security"

2009-07-30: Roman Hustad presented "Hands-on Cross-Site Scripting"

2009-05-12: Roman Hustad presented "Hands-on SQL Injection"

2008-10-30: Joy Forsythe from Fortify Software presented "Voting Security."

2008-07-31: Roman Hustad presented "How to Test the Security of Web Applications."

2008-06-26: Shan Zhou from Imperva presented "Database Security."

2008-04-03: Ryan C. Barnett from Breach Security presented "Passive Web Application Defect Identification."

2007-11-29: Roman Hustad from Foundstone presented "Web Application Hacking" to over 40 attendees.

2007-08-30: Barmak Meftah from Fortify Software presented "Hack proof your Service-Oriented Architecture" to 15 attendees.