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Next Meeting - Tuesday, December 19, 2006

Open to the public, attendance is free

Agenda and Presentations:
6:00pm – 6:30pm Check-in and reception (food & bev)
6:30pm – 6:45pm About OWASP, Brian Bertacini, AppSec Consulting
6:45pm – 7:30pm Latest Web Application Security Trends and Statistics, Jeremiah Grossman, Founder & CTO Whitehat Security
7:30pm – 8:30pm Open discussion & Networking

Fujitsu Advanced Networking Solutions
1240 E. Arques Ave.
Sunnyvale, CA 94085

New Trends and Web Application Security Statistics
Presented by: Jeremiah Grossman, Founder & CTO, WhiteHat Security

Abstract: First Look at New Web Application Security Statistics. The Top 10 Web Application Vulnerabilities and their Impact on the Enterprise Web applications are the newest attack target, hitting the biggest and best brands on the Internet. And yet, until now, there has been limited information available about the most prevalent and most severe vulnerabilities that are facilitating the rapidly rising number of attacks.

WhiteHat Security founder and CTO, Jeremiah Grossman, will present the findings from the first WhiteHat Security Web Application Security Risk Report. Based on WhiteHat’s aggregate data from hundreds of web application assessments, Mr.Grossman's presentation will provide a first-of-its-kind look at the top vulnerabilities that attackers are exploiting at businesses across the Web.

• Identify and discuss the top ten vulnerabilities • Define the severity levels of web application vulnerabilities • Present strategies for web application vulnerability management

Bio: Mr. Grossman is a world-renowned expert in Web security and a founding member of the Web Application Security Consortium. He is a frequent speaker at industry events including the BlackHat Briefings, ISACA’s Networks Security Conference, NASA, the Air Force and Technology Conference, ISSA and Defcon. Mr. Grossman is also a featured expert and frequent contributor on TechTarget’s

Please RSVP to via email Brian Bertacini, call 408-979-0571 or visit

This event is co-sponsored by AppSec Consulting, Inc. and WhiteHat Security, Inc.

Special thanks to Fujitsu Advanced Networking Solutions for hosting this event.