[Owasp-austin] **Reminder Today **Austin OWASP Chapter: January 2007 Meeting

Foster, Scott sfoster at austinnetworking.com
Tue Jan 30 09:55:47 EST 2007

**Reminder Today **   
The Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
<http://www.owasp.org/index.php/Austin> is an open community dedicated
to enabling organizations to develop, purchase, and maintain
applications that can be trusted.  We advocate approaching application
security as a people, process, and technology problem because the most
effective approaches to application security includes improvements in
all of these areas.

Each month during our chapter meeting, a subject matter expert will
present and discuss one of the OWASP top 10 topics
<http://www.owasp.org/index.php/OWASP_Top_Ten> . OWASP chapter meetings
are free and open to anyone interested in application security. 
Austin OWASP Chapter: January 2007 Meeting

Date: 		Tuesday, January 30th 2007 
Topic:		From Russia with LOVE and Web App attacks 2006  
Presenter: 	Jon R. Ramsey, Chief Technology Officer SecureWorks 
When:             11:30 -1:00  
Food:               Cookies and drinks will be provided 
Where:             National Instruments
		11500 N Mopac Expwy 
		Austin, TX 78759
		Building C Conference room 1S15
		(there should be signs for OWASP) 
		Link to Map <http://tinyurl.com/ysx649>
 Directions:         Northbound or Southbound on Mopac, exit Duval and
then go South on the access road. It will be in Mopac C, 

Topic: From Russia with LOVE and Web App attacks 2006  
Presenter: Jon R. Ramsey, Chief Technology Officer, SecureWorks

Jon Ramsey is an information security expert with policy-making
responsibility at SecureWorks in Atlanta, GA. Ramsey has over 17 years
of hands-on experience at every level: system administrator, software
engineer, analyst, security penetration specialist and senior engineer.
Prior to joining SecureWorks, Ramsey worked for the Computer Emergency
Response Team (CERT), Siemens, and the University of Pittsburgh. Ramsey
earned a Master's degree in software engineering from Carnegie Mellon
University and a BS in computer science from the University of
Pittsburgh. He is a member of IEEE and the Association for Computing
Machinery (ACM).

Jon Ramsey will be reviewing and examining a web application attack that
originated in Russia and was directed at a financial institution in the
U.S.  Jon will examine the code, discuss the vulnerability that was
exploited, and review remediation of the insecure code.  Finally, Jon
will review the most pervasive attacks related to application security
that occurred in 2006.

For the most current information on meetings, times and locations for
the Austin chapter see Local News
<http://www.owasp.org/index.php/Austin> .

For more or information or help with directions please call:

Scott Foster or Rodney Macon
Austin Networking Associates, Inc.
Phone: 512-637-9824 or 512-637-9826
Email: sfoster at austinnetworking.com or rmacon at austinnetworking.com

To TRY and add this meeting to your calendar:
VCal: www.austinnetworking.com/OWASP/Jan07/OWASPJan07vcal.vcs

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