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This OWASP Chapter is inactive. Contact us for more information or if you are interested in restarting this Chapter.



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OWASP Vancouver

Welcome to the Vancouver chapter homepage. The chapter leader is _______________________
Click here to join the local chapter mailing list.

Participation

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2013 Meetings

Date Location Speaker Topic
March 25, 2013 Mozilla Vancouver TBD TBD
April 29, 2013 Mozilla Vancouver TBD TBD
May 27, 2013 TBD TBD TBD
June 24, 2013 TBD TBD TBD
July 29, 2013 TBD TBD TBD
August 26, 2013 TBD TBD TBD
September 30, 2013 TBD TBD TBD
October 28, 2013 TBD TBD TBD
November 25, 2013 TBD TBD TBD

2012 Meetings

You can subscribe to the OWASP Vancouver Calendar here.

May 2012

OAuth-based single sign-on in Real-world Implementations

Speaker: San-Tsai Sung

Date & Time: Monday, May 28th, 2012 @ 5:30pm

Millions of web users today employ their Facebook accounts to sign into more than one million relying party (RP) websites. This web-based single sign-on (SSO) scheme is enabled by OAuth 2.0, a web resource authorization protocol that has been adopted by major service providers. The OAuth 2.0 protocol has proven secure by several formal methods, but whether it is indeed secure in practice remains an open question. We examine the implementations of three major OAuth identity providers (IdP) (Facebook, Microsoft, and Google) and 96 popular RP websites that support the use of Facebook accounts for login. Our results uncover several critical vulnerabilities that allow an attacker to gain unauthorized access to the victim user's profile and social graph, and impersonate the victim on the RP website. Closer examination reveals that these vulnerabilities are caused by a set of design decisions that trade security for implementation simplicity. To improve the security of OAuth 2.0 SSO systems in real-world settings, we suggest simple and practical improvements to the design and implementation of IdPs and RPs that can be adopted gradually by individual sites.

Registration: Registration is strongly recommended since an invite will be extended to other groups to try to improve participation in OWASP. If space runs out, preference will be given to those who have registered!

Please register at: here. (Registration details are not retained after the meeting, however a sign-up sheet will be available for those claiming CPEs)

Location: Mozilla Vancouver, Suite 209, 163 West Hastings, Vancouver, BC (Buzzer code is in the directory)


January 2012

Outsourcing Identity: Understanding Privacy and Security in Identity Services

Speaker: Yvan Boily, Web Security Engineer, Mozilla Corporation

Date & Time: Monday, January 23rd, 2012 @ 5:30pm

Social Media has taken over the online world; what Microsoft attempted with Passport has been made reality by Facebook, Twitter, Google, and other service providers. In addition to the proprietary identity services these platforms offer, several support protocols such as OpenID, This will be a one hour presentation that will contrast the security and privacy features available in major online identity protocols, and contrast these with Mozilla's BrowserID protocol.

Registration: Registration is strongly recommended since an invite will be extended to other groups to try to improve participation in OWASP. If space runs out, preference will be given to those who have registered!

Please register here. (Registration details are not retained after the meeting, however a sign-up sheet will be available for those claiming CPEs)

Location: Ping Identity, 200 - 788 Beatty St, Vancouver

About Ping Identity Ping Identity has generously offered their downtown office space, located on the corner of Beatty and Robson, to host our chapters meetings moving forward. The office is 6000sq/ft of a mostly open floor plan, so we should be able to accommodate a large group.