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Psiinon (a.k.a. [[User:Simon_Bennetts|Simon Bennetts]]) has been developing web applications since 1997, and strongly believes that you cannot build secure web applications without knowing how to attack them.
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He works for a UK FTSE 100 company and leads a team that develops and penetration tests secure web applications, and also gives talks and training courses on web application security.
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Simon Bennetts (a.k.a. Psiinon) has been developing web applications since 1997, and strongly believes that you cannot build secure web applications without knowing how to attack them.
  
Psiinon is the project lead for the [http://www.owasp.org/index.php/OWASP_Zed_Attack_Proxy_Project OWASP Zed Attack Proxy] and [https://www.owasp.org/index.php/OWASP_Data_Exchange_Format_Project OWASP Data Exchange Format] projects and is the author of the [http://pentest4devs.blogspot.com/ 'Penetration Testing for Developers'] blog.
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He works for [http://www.mozilla.org/ Mozilla] as part of their [https://wiki.mozilla.org/Security Security Team].
  
He is also one of the chapter leaders for the newly formed [[Manchester]] chapter.
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Some of the projects Simon works on:
  
Psiinon has a B.Sc in Computing and Information Systems from [http://www.manchester.ac.uk/ Manchester University].
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* [https://www.owasp.org/index.php/OWASP_Zed_Attack_Proxy_Project OWASP Zed Attack Proxy] project lead
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* [https://www.owasp.org/index.php/OWASP_Vulnerable_Web_Applications_Directory_Project OWASP Vulnerable Web Applications Directory Project] joint project lead
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* [https://github.com/mozilla/zest/ Mozilla Zest] poject lead
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* [http://code.google.com/p/bodgeit/ Bodge It Store] project lead
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* [https://www.owasp.org/index.php/Web_Application_Security_Testing_Cheat_Sheet OWASP Web Application Security Testing Cheat Sheet] joint author
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* [https://www.owasp.org/index.php/Category:OWASP_AppSensor_Project OWASP AppSensor] contributor
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* [http://code.google.com/p/wavsep/ wavsep] contributor
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* [https://www.owasp.org/index.php/OWASP_Data_Exchange_Format_Project OWASP Data Exchange Format] project lead (currently inactive)
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For full details of Simon's open source contributions see [http://www.ohloh.net/accounts/psiinon Ohloh]
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To see Simon's wiki contributions, [[:Special:Contributions/Psiinon|click here]].
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He is also started an co-leads the OWASP [[Manchester]] chapter.
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Simon has a B.Sc in Computing and Information Systems from [http://www.manchester.ac.uk/ Manchester University].
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Online details:
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* LinkedIn: [http://www.linkedin.com/pub/simon-bennetts/13/57a/3b Simon Bennetts]
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* Ohloh: [http://www.ohloh.net/accounts/psiinon psiinon] - Which details Simon's open source contributions
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* OWASP Wiki: [[:Special:Contributions/Psiinon|psiinon]]
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Contact details:
  
* To see Psiinon's wiki contributions, [[:Special:Contributions/Psiinon|click here]].
 
 
* [mailto:psiinon@gmail.com Email address].
 
* [mailto:psiinon@gmail.com Email address].
 
* Twitter: [http://twitter.com/psiinon @psiinon]
 
* Twitter: [http://twitter.com/psiinon @psiinon]
  
Talks and courses run:
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Videos:
* 2011/02/26 Manchester Lunux User Group. Talk: [http://www.manlug.org/?p=1297 An introduction to OWASP, the top 10 and ZAP]
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* 2012/06/13 Security Testing in Development and QA [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZWSLFHpg1So video]
* 2011/06/10 Dublin AppSec EU. Talk: [https://www.owasp.org/index.php/AppSecEU2011#tab=June_10th An introduction to ZAP]
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* 2011/09/23 Minneapolis AppSec USA. Talk: [http://www.appsecusa.org/talks.html#zap An introduction to ZAP]
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Talks:
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* 2013/10/31 [https://www.owasp.org/index.php/OWASP_Limerick_Day_2013#tab=Conference_Day OWASP Limerick Day] OWASP ZAP - Whats even newer - [http://www.slideshare.net/psiinon/owasp-2013-limerick slides]
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* 2013/10/17 [http://www.joinsec.com/lectures/simon-bennetts/ JoinSEC London] An Introduction to the OWASP Zed Attack Proxy - [http://www.slideshare.net/psiinon/owasp-2013-joinsec slides]
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* 2013/09/23 [http://sched.appsec.eu/event/827cfea8e84949a358f8baaab2cb8879#.Uhiw-E3ehrc OWASP Hamburg AppSec EU] ZAP Innovations - [http://www.slideshare.net/psiinon/owasp-2013-appseceu slides], [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HqSagcvBTFs video]
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* 2013/02/02 [https://fosdem.org/2013/schedule/event/security_owasp/ FOSDEM]. Practical Security for developers, using OWASP ZAP - [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QG2RCZHMEkM video]
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* 2012/11/07 [https://www.owasp.org/index.php/German_OWASP_Day_2012/Programm OWASP German Day]. The OWASP Zed Attack Proxy - [https://www.owasp.org/images/d/d4/Zed_Attack_Proxy_-_Simon_Bennetts.pdf slides]
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* 2012/09/12 [https://www.owasp.org/index.php/East_Midlands OWASP East Midlands] chapter meeting. The OWASP Top Ten - [https://www.owasp.org/index.php/File:OWASP_Manchester_12_02_10_intro.pptx slides]
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* 2012/09/11 [https://www.owasp.org/index.php/Manchester OWASP Manchester] chapter meeting. The OWASP Zed Attack Proxy [http://www.slideshare.net/psiinon/owasp-2012-appsec-dublin-zap-intro - slides] (same as for Dublin;)
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* 2012/09/06 [http://www.appsecireland.org/ OWASP Dublin AppSec]. The OWASP Zed Attack Proxy [http://www.slideshare.net/psiinon/owasp-2012-appsec-dublin-zap-intro - slides]
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* 2012/04/14 [https://www.owasp.org/index.php/AppSecAsiaPac2012OWASP OWASP Sydney AppSec AsiaPac]. The Zed Attack Proxy - [https://www.owasp.org/index.php/File:OWASP_APPSEC_ASIAPAC_ZAP_2.pptx slides]
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* 2012/02/01 [https://www.owasp.org/index.php/2012_02_01_Manchester OWASP Manchester] chapter meeting. The OWASP Top Ten - [https://www.owasp.org/index.php/File:OWASP_Manchester_12_02_10_intro.pptx slides]
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* 2011/10/25 [https://www.owasp.org/index.php/Leeds_UK OWASP Leeds] chapter meeting. An introduction to ZAP
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* 2011/09/23 [http://www.appsecusa.org/talks.html#zap OWASP Minneapolis AppSec USA]. An introduction to ZAP - [https://www.owasp.org/index.php/File:OWASP_APPSEC_USA_2011_ZAP.ppt slides] - [http://vimeo.com/32387480 video]
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* 2011/06/10 [https://www.owasp.org/index.php/AppSecEU2011#tab=June_10th OWASP Dublin AppSec EU]. An introduction to ZAP
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* 2011/02/26 [http://www.manlug.org/?p=1297Manchester Linux User Group]. An introduction to OWASP, the top 10 and ZAP
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* 2010/12/08 [https://www.owasp.org/index.php/Leeds_UK OWASP Leeds] chapter meeting.  An introduction to ZAP
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Courses run:
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* 2011/10/20 [https://www.owasp.org/index.php/Ireland-Dublin OWASP Dublin chapter]. 2 hour course: The OWASP Zed Attack Proxy

Revision as of 06:56, 4 November 2013

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Simon Bennetts (a.k.a. Psiinon) has been developing web applications since 1997, and strongly believes that you cannot build secure web applications without knowing how to attack them.

He works for Mozilla as part of their Security Team.

Some of the projects Simon works on:

For full details of Simon's open source contributions see Ohloh

To see Simon's wiki contributions, click here.

He is also started an co-leads the OWASP Manchester chapter.

Simon has a B.Sc in Computing and Information Systems from Manchester University.

Online details:

Contact details:

Videos:

  • 2012/06/13 Security Testing in Development and QA video

Talks:

Courses run: