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 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.
Some of the projects Simon works on:
- OWASP Zed Attack Proxy project lead
- OWASP Data Exchange Format project lead
- Bodge It Store project lead
- OWASP AppSensor contributor
- wavsep contributor
- 'Penetration Testing for Developers' blog author
He is also one of the chapter leaders for the newly formed Manchester chapter.
Simon has a B.Sc in Computing and Information Systems from Manchester University.
- To see Simon's wiki contributions, click here.
Talks and courses run:
- 2012/02/01 OWASP Manchester chapter meeting. Talk: The OWASP Top Ten
- 2011/10/25 OWASP Leeds chapter meeting. Talk: An introduction to ZAP
- 2011/10/20 OWASP Dublin chapter. 2 hour course: The OWASP Zed Attack Proxy
- 2011/09/23 Minneapolis AppSec USA. Talk: An introduction to ZAP - slides - video
- 2011/06/10 Dublin AppSec EU. Talk: An introduction to ZAP
- 2011/02/26 Manchester Linux User Group. Talk: An introduction to OWASP, the top 10 and ZAP
- 2010/12/08 OWASP Leeds chapter meeting. Talk: An introduction to ZAP