South Dakota/September 2009

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September Minutes

The meeting began at 7pm. Josh S. started with introductions and a brief overview of OWASP. He also covered some of the top OWASP projects. Josh Pauli began his presentation at approximately 7:20pm. He began with an introduction of Dakota State University and its Information Security degrees. He covered the courses offered, the technology utilized in each course and if there are any certification equivalents. He also provided information about several 'out-of-class' activities. One of the major topics covered was the National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition. "CCDC is a three day event and the first competition that specifically focuses on the operational aspect of managing and protecting an existing “commercial” network infrastructure." He also covered Defcon, which is "one of the oldest continuous running hacker conventions around, and also one of the largest." DSU has a local chapter, dc605. DSU is open for any collaboration, involvement with their clubs/organizations, projects, etc so feel free to contact them anytime.

After Josh Pauli's presentation Josh Stroschein presented on items 6-10 of the OWASP Top Ten web vulnerabilities followed by an introduction to WebGoat (setup, installation, first lesson). After the presentation the meeting was opened to general discussion in which many security related topics were covered. The meeting adjourned at 9pm.

Meeting Information

Our guest speaker will be Josh Pauli from Dakota State University

WHEN
    September 9, 2009 at 7 pm

WHERE
    University Center - South (next to Southeast Technical Institute) Room 177 - located at 2205 N. Career Ave. St Sioux Falls, SD 57107

Agenda

19h00 - 19h15

Networking/Introductions

19h15 - 19h45

Josh Pauli from Dakota State University (DSU) will presenting on:
--DSU's Security Programs
--Security Course Topics
--Out-of-Class Security Events
--How You Can Get Involved with Security Events
--Projects We Want to Take On

19h45 - 20h15

Josh Stroschein will be presenting the last five vulnerabilities from the OWASP Top Ten 2007 list.

20h15 - ...

Introduction to WebGoat application

Everyone is welcome to join us at our chapter meetings.

If you have any questions/comments you can contact me at jstrosch AT gmail DOT com.