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== Charter ==
 
== Charter ==
 
The Sacramento OWASP Chapter promotes the [[About_The_Open_Web_Application_Security_Project|principles of OWASP]] in our local community with an emphasis on education, local networking opportunities, and fun.
 
The Sacramento OWASP Chapter promotes the [[About_The_Open_Web_Application_Security_Project|principles of OWASP]] in our local community with an emphasis on education, local networking opportunities, and fun.
 
== Next Meeting - OCT 30th == 
 
The next OWASP Sacramento meeting will be on Thursday October 30th at 6pm. This meeting will be hosted at EDS Medi-Cal in Rancho Cordova, CA. Food, beverage, and the presentation will be provided by Fortify. 
 
 
 
Please use the online RSVP form below or contact Mpetteys at caiso.com by 10/29/08 if you plan to attend. 
 
 
 
http://fs2.formsite.com/mpetteys/form624599676/index.html
 
 
 
TOPIC 
 
 
Elections are the core of the democratic process. In order for an  election  to remain truly democratic, it must uphold four critical properties: privacy, incoercibility, accuracy and verifiability. This presentation  will  discuss threats against these properties, summarize the strengths and  weaknesses of current voting techniques, and compare security in voting  systems and business systems. It will conclude with a look to the future  of  voting systems in America and recommendations for how the federal  government  and state governments can work with voting machine vendors to adopt  business  software assurance techniques into the systems they create.
 
 
 
SPEAKER BIO: 
 
 
Joy Forsythe is a member of the Security Research Group at Fortify Software, where she is responsible for developing security content for the Fortify suite of products. Prior to joining Fortify, Ms. Forsythe worked for Oracle, where she designed and implemented the encryption and storage optimization features for SecureFiles. At MIT she was a Research Assistant in the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, where she worked under Professor Ron Rivest on electronic voting and cryptography. She holds a M.E. and a B.S. in Computer Science and Engineering from MIT.
 
 
* LOCATION INFORMATION: Upon arriving at the main entrance, please ask for Robert Grill, office: 916-636-4392, cell: 916-997-9892. Any problems, please contact Matt Petteys, 916-873-4716 
 
*: EDS Medi-Cal [http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&hl=en&geocode=&q=%3D3215+Prospect+Park+Drive,Rancho+Cordova,+CA+95670&sll=37.0625,-95.677068&sspn=51.443116,107.753906&ie=UTF8&om=1&ll=38.58885,-121.275437&spn=0.01117,0.019956&t=k&z=16&iwloc=addr (map)] 
 
*: 3215 Prospect Park Drive 
 
*: Rancho Cordova , CA 
 
*: 95670
 
  
 
== Future Meetings ==
 
== Future Meetings ==
  
November 2008: A hands-on training with [[:Category:OWASP_WebGoat_Project|WebGoat]] is planned.  Bring your laptop with a CD-ROM drive so you can boot the [[:Category:OWASP_Live_CD_2008_Project|OWASP Live CD]].
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TBD 2009: A series of hands-on training sessions with [[:Category:OWASP_WebGoat_Project|WebGoat]] are planned.  Bring your laptop with a CD-ROM drive so you can boot the [[:Category:OWASP_Live_CD_2008_Project|OWASP Live CD]].  Please email the [mailto:mpetteys@caiso.com chapter leader] if there are specific techniques you are interested in learning.
  
 
== Past Meetings ==
 
== Past Meetings ==
2008-07-31: [mailto:roman.hustad@yahoo.com Roman Hustad] presented "How to Test the Security of Web Applications".
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2008-10-30: Joy Forsythe from [http://www.fortifysoftware.com Fortify Software] presented "Voting Security."
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2008-07-31: [mailto:roman.hustad@yahoo.com Roman Hustad] presented "How to Test the Security of Web Applications."
  
 
2008-06-26: Shan Zhou from [http://www.imperva.com/ Imperva] presented "Database Security."
 
2008-06-26: Shan Zhou from [http://www.imperva.com/ Imperva] presented "Database Security."
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2006-06-27: OWASP Sacramento is planning a public presentation in late August 2007.  Contact the [mailto:bobhome@dslextreme.com chapter leader] with questions or suggestions.
 
2006-06-27: OWASP Sacramento is planning a public presentation in late August 2007.  Contact the [mailto:bobhome@dslextreme.com chapter leader] with questions or suggestions.
 
2006-05-18: OWASP Moves to MediaWiki Portal - 16:09, 18 May 2006 (EDT)
 
  
  
 
[[Category:California]]
 
[[Category:California]]

Revision as of 00:08, 19 February 2009

OWASP Sacramento

Welcome to the Sacramento chapter homepage. The chapter leader is Matt Petteys

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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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Charter

The Sacramento OWASP Chapter promotes the principles of OWASP in our local community with an emphasis on education, local networking opportunities, and fun.

Future Meetings

TBD 2009: A series of hands-on training sessions with WebGoat are planned. Bring your laptop with a CD-ROM drive so you can boot the OWASP Live CD. Please email the chapter leader if there are specific techniques you are interested in learning.

Past Meetings

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.

Local News

2007-08-02: OWASP Sacramento is requesting votes for the preferred March topic using the following URL. OWASP Sacramento March Topic Survey. This meeting will be sponsored by Breach Security.

2007-10-01: We have rescheduled the next meeting for November 29th 2007. Please contact Matt Petteys with questions or suggestions.

2007-07-15: We have rescheduled the next meeting for August 30th 2007. Please contact Matt Petteys with questions or suggestions.

2007-07-01: OWASP Sacramento is requesting comments on future topics using the following URL. OWASP Sacramento Topic Survey

2006-06-27: OWASP Sacramento is planning a public presentation in late August 2007. Contact the chapter leader with questions or suggestions.