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Some of the projects Simon works on:
OWASP Zed Attack Proxy project lead Mozilla Zest poject lead Bodge It Store project lead OWASP Web Application Security Testing Cheat Sheet joint author OWASP AppSensor contributor wavsep contributor OWASP Data Exchange Format project lead (currently inactive)
He is also started an co-leads the OWASP Manchester chapter. Simon has a B.Sc in Computing and Information Systems from Manchester University.
For the past couple years Dinis has focused on the field of Static Source Code Analysis and Dynamic Website Assessments (aka penetration testing), and is the main developer of the OWASP O2 Platform which is an Open Source project that is focused on 'Automating Security Consultants Knowledge/Workflows' and 'Allowing non-security experts to access and consume Security Knowledge'. Dinis is currently focused on making the O2 Platform the industry standard for consuming, instrumenting and data-sharing between: the multiple WebAppSec tools, the Security consultants and the final users (from management to developers). Past industry experience include: running a small Software/Consultancy business, acting as CTO for a Portuguese University, being part of a Security Assessment team (Pentesting and Source Code Assessment) for a global Bank (ABN AMRO), taking the role of Directory of Advanced Technologies at Ounce Labs (acquired by IBM) performing Web Application security assessments on a large number of languages/technologies/frameworks and being a very active participant and enabler at OWASP.
MSc. Information Technology with specialization in Security Engineering, University of Liverpool BSc. Civil Engineering, University of the Netherlands Antilles
I specialize in (Web) Application Security, combining both my software development and information security experience. In the last 10 years I have performed several successful secure development lifecycle projects in the financial and utility sector, started up software security groups, supported customers in selecting and implementing Web Application Firewalls (WAF), delivered web application security training and closed a lot of audit findings regarding application security :-).
I started the Belgian OWASP Chapter Leader, am member of the OWASP Foundation Board and performed several public presentations on Web Application and Web Services Security. I also co-organize the yearly security & hacker BruCON conference and trainings in Belgium.
Samantha earned her MBA in International Management with a concentration in sustainability from Royal Holloway, University of London. She earned her Bachelor's degree majoring in Multimedia from The University of Advancing Technology in Mesa, Arizona, and she earned her Associate's degree from Scottsdale Community College in Scottsdale, Arizona. Additionally, Samantha recently attained her Prince2 (Foundation) project management certification.
Martin got involved in OWASP in 2006. He became a member of the OWASP Netherland Chapter board in 2007. He has contributed to several OWASP projects and is co-organizer of the OWASP BeNeLux-Day conference since 2008. Martin has been chair of the Global Education Committee from 2008 until the ending of the Global Committees.
Martin is a frequent speaker at universities, hacker spaces and various conferences.
Jack is the lead developer for the OWASP GoatDroid Project, and is a contributor to the OWASP RailsGoat Project.
Aside from OWASP participation, Jonathan is involved in many communities events in new technologies such as NorthSec, a technical computer security competition, where he is working on Web related exercises as a challenge designer. His main occupation is consulting in Web application security, but deep down he is a developer with a agnostic vision of programming languages. He holds a diploma in Software Engineering from Ecole de Technologie Superieure and have more than 10 years of experience in Information Technology and Security.
OWASP ASVS OWASP ESAPI OWASP WebGoat OWASP TOP 10
He is leading OWASP PHP Security Project, OWASP RBAC Project and a handful of others and has plans for a lot more to come! On top of that he takes part in other open source communities, trying to improve the security aspects of every software.
During the day, Chris is an Application Security Engineer and Senior Software Engineer for Aspect Security where he has been since fall 2010. Prior to joining the team at Aspect Security he spent 5 years as 'Black Ops Beef' for ServiceMagic Inc with the official title of Software Engineer. Before getting involved in software professionally, Chris worked in hardware as a Senior Field Service Engineer providing hardware and software support for PC’s, Servers, Midrange Systems and Peripherals for 9 years.