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Welcome to the OWASP Suncoast Local Chapter
OWASP Local Chapter meetings are free and open. Our chapter's meetings are informal and encourage open discussion of all aspects of application security. Anyone in our area interested in web application security is welcome to attend. If you plan to attend a chapter meeting, please subscribe to the OWASP Suncoast Mailing List to get reminders and notification of any changes.
We encourage attendees to give short presentations about specific topics. If you would like to make a presentation, or have any questions about the Suncoast Chapter, send an email to one of the chapter leaders.
Successful Meeting Held at Gevity
There was a good turn out for last night's Suncoast OWASP Meeting, held at Gevity on Sept 9th. Thanks to all who attended and special thanks to John Hale and Gevity for sponsoring the event and providing the terrific briefing room.
The presentation materials are available for download:
OWASP Suncoast Chapter Meeting September 9th, 2008 @ 6pm , Location: Gevity HR in Lakewood Ranch (Frederick Taylor conference room)
Agenda: Discussion of OWASP Top Ten Vulnerabilities, OWASP tools demonstration
The presentations from the May 6 Suncoast OWASP meeting are now available for download
The following presentation is an introduction OWASP (and the Suncoast chapter) with in depth information regarding its missions, goals and objectives: Media:Introduction_to_OWASP_Suncoast_050608.ppt
The following presentation is a brief web application security introduction intended for those completely new to the subject: Media:Webappsec intro.ppt
First Suncoat OWASP Meeting Tuesday May 6, 2008 @ 6pm - 8pm, location: LTC Engineering Associates
Agenda: Introduction to OWASP, Introduction to Web Application Security, OWASP tools demonstration (time permitting)
We are looking for support including speakers and sponsors. We are also still trying to identify a larger conference room in the area to host future events. Please contact Mike Nixon or Stephen Carter if you are able to help in any way. Speakers from commercial companies are welcome although it is against Chapter rules to promote commercial products.