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OWASP Washington VA

Welcome to the Washington VA chapter homepage. The chapter leader is Stan Wisseman


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Local News

The August chapter meeting will include two presentations from Jeff Williams. Jeff is the Chair of OWASP and the CEO of Aspect Security:

“Securing J2EE Applications – Coding Patterns for Secure Connections to Services” – it focuses on what you should consider every time you connect to any kind of service.

OWASP: - Wiki status - Java security project - Honeycomb project (and Fortify donation) - Ajax project – just starting with new leader - Metrics project – new leader - Validation project – new leader - Testing guide II – now available on Wiki - Code review project – alpha draft available on WIki - OWASP AppSec Seattle 2006 - Q/A

While Jeff lives up in Maryland, this is the first time he has had a chance to visit or speak at one of our chapter meetings. Please make an effort to attend. I ask for a small donation to cover some of the costs for the pizza/drinks, but all are welcome to join us.

Meeting Times and Location

The Northern Virginia OWASP chapter meets

every 2nd Wednesday at the Booz Allen Hamilton offices near Dulles
13200 Woodland Park Road, Herndon, VA 20171

You may park in any visitor or non-reserved parking spaces. Enter the building and check in with Booz Allen security at the Lobby Reception Desk.


From the Solutions and Greensboro Drive Intersection:

  1. Turn Left on GREENSBORO DRIVE
  2. Turn Left onto WESTPARK DRIVE
  3. Turn Right onto LEESBURG PIKE / VA-7 WEST
  4. Merge onto VA-267 WEST / DULLES TOLL ROAD (Portions Toll)
  5. Take the VA-657 Exit (Exit Number 10 towards Herndon / Chantilly)
  6. Take the ramp toward CHANTILLY
  7. Turn Left onto CENTERVILLE ROAD (at end of ramp)
  8. Turn Left onto WOODLAND PARK ROAD (less than 1⁄2 mile)
  9. Make an immediate left.
  10. End at 13200 WOODLAND PARK ROAD. Vistor parking up front