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== Local News ==
 
== Local News ==
  
'''Next Meeting - Cancelled (See [https://lists.owasp.org/pipermail/owasp-scotland/2007-December/000002.html here] for details )
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===May 2013 Chapter Meeting ===
  
Guest Speaker: John McDonnell, Project Leader, CESG/GCHQ
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The next chapter meeting is on Thursday 30th May. Information and Sign-up here http://owaspscotlandmay2013.eventbrite.co.uk/
  
Venue: Hilton Caledonian
 
  
Time: Wednesday 12th December; 7.00pm for a 7.30pm start
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=== Sponsors ===
  
Abstract to follow
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The OWASP Scotland chapter now has a sponsor which is [http://www.sopragroup.co.uk Sopra Group]
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[[File:Sopra.jpg|200px|left|Sopra Group]]
  
  
'''Inaugural Meeting'''
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Venue: Hilton Caledonian Hotel
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Time: Tuesday 23rd October; 7.00pm for a 7.30pm Start
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Main Speaker: Brain Chess, Chief Scientist, Fortify Software
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Title: Secure Programming with Static Analysis
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Creating secure code requires more than just good intentions. Programmers need to know how to make their code safe in an almost infinite number of scenarios and configurations. Static source code analysis gives users the ability to review their work with a fine tooth comb and uncover the kinds of errors that lead directly to vulnerabilities. This talk frames the software security problem and shows how static analysis is part of the solution.
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Highlights include:
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- The most common security short-cuts and why they lead to security failures
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- Why programmers are in the best position to get security right
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- Where to look for security problems
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- How static analysis helps
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- The critical attributes and algorithms that make or break a static analysis tool
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We will look at how static analysis works, how to integrate it into the software development processes, and how to make the most of it during security code review. Along the way we'll look at examples taken from real-world security incidents, showing how coding errors are exploited, how they could have been prevented, and how static analysis can rapidly uncover similar errors.
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'''Other''': 10 Minutes on OWASP and the Edinburgh Chapter
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Contents

OWASP Scotland

Welcome to the Scotland chapter homepage. The chapter leader is Rory McCune

funds to OWASP earmarked for Scotland.

Click here to join the local chapter mailing list.

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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Local News

May 2013 Chapter Meeting

The next chapter meeting is on Thursday 30th May. Information and Sign-up here http://owaspscotlandmay2013.eventbrite.co.uk/


Sponsors

The OWASP Scotland chapter now has a sponsor which is Sopra Group

Sopra Group