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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: Thursday October 1, 2009 6:00-8:00pm
The next OWASP Sacramento meeting is tentatively planned for Thursday October 1st at 6pm. This meeting will be hosted at EDS Medi-Cal in Rancho Cordova, CA.
The topic is TBD but proposals from the last meeting included:
- Database security hardening and configuration
- Baking security into the SDLC
- .NET 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."
2007-08-30: Barmak Meftah from Fortify Software presented "Hack proof your Service-Oriented Architecture" to 15 attendees.
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.