[Owasp-austin] Owasp-austin Digest, Vol 72, Issue 9

Abhijit_Kulkarni at Dell.com Abhijit_Kulkarni at Dell.com
Thu Jul 26 12:48:45 UTC 2012


I like both ideas - we can do the Metasploit book, and also do these topics in between. I vote for both. 

Abhijit S. Kulkarni CISSP, CIPP
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   1. Re: Study Group Follow-Up and July Chapter Meeting (Joshua Harper)


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Date: Wed, 25 Jul 2012 19:09:48 -0500
From: Joshua Harper <josh at radixtx.com>
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Subject: Re: [Owasp-austin] Study Group Follow-Up and July Chapter
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I really like the idea of studying the metasploit book.  My work schedule often keeps me from attending the classes, so take my vote for what it's worth.

Joshua Harper GCFE GCFA
Austin TX

On Wed, Jul 25, 2012 at 3:15 PM, David Hughes <david.hughes at owasp.org>wrote:

>
>  July OWASP Austin Chapter Meeting - Lightning Talks!
>
> Want to try out your presentation skills? Here's your chance! OWASP 
> Austin presents "Lightning Talks" for the July chapter meeting. This 
> will be a back-to-back series of 5 minute, controlled presentations. 
> Lightning talks are an excellent way to hone your presentation skills 
> by testing your ability to present clear ideas with defined time and 
> presentation restrictions. It can also be a lot of fun!
>
> Here is the criteria:
>    Each talk must be 5 minutes in length
>    Each slide deck will contain exactly 20 slides
>    The slides will auto-advance every 15 seconds
>    No Vendor slides please!
>
> Come present on InfoSec or AppSec related topics. Send your submission 
> to either James Wickett in PDF format.
>
> *When:* July 31st, from 11:30a-1:00pm
>
> *Who:* Why, YOU of course. :-D
>
> *Topic:* AppSec Lightning Talks!
>
> *Speakers*
>
>  Be mean to your code! - James Wickett  Karthik Gaekwad  Quorum 
> Cryptography- David Hughes  Ernest Mueller  The Magic of Symbiotic 
> Security: Creating an Ecosystem of Security Systems - Josh Sokol  
> David Lister  Phil Beyer  #securityisms - The Real APT! - Brian Engle  
> Michael Cote (TENTATIVE)  Hacker Vaccine  Jay Hook
>
> *Food:* Oh yeah, Taco Deli time! Please RSVP so we'll be sure to have 
> enough for all and be eligible for our monthly book giveaway!
>
> *Location:* National Instruments, 11500 N. Mopac.Building C
>
> *RSVP:* http://www.eventbrite.com/event/3873941062
>
> Questions? call: David Hughes (512) 589-4623
>
>
>
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
> -------------------
>
> *OWASP Study Group -- How About Metasploit? *
>
> (Please sign up at the my.owasp.org site and join the OWASP Austin 
> Study Group to participate in the discussion mentioned below:)
>
> We had a small turnout today (5) , I'm guessing largely because of 
> Blackhat/DefCon/B-Sides. We did some brainstorming and discussed 
> different topics for potential study group sessions. Here are some of them:
>
> Open Authentication (oauth)
> Metasploit
> FISMA Compliance
> Security Blitz on OWASP
> Mobile Security
> TrueCrypt
> Kiosk Security
> OWASP Top Tep
> Malware
> PhP security (Cheet Sheets)
> Scripting Languages
> ZAP\Webscarab\Burpsuite
> Geolocation use\exploits
> InfoSec Professional Development (Certs\Resumes\etc)
>
>
> Everyone in attendance really liked the idea of doing a series on the 
> Metasploit book. I'm personally all for doing that. We can use 
> Backtrack and Metasploitable virtual systems for the hands-on. It 
> should not be too difficult to give everyone a quick tutorial on using 
> VirtualBox. We just need volunteers to step forward to help. I'm 
> willing to help where I can as well. We can also interrupt the series 
> when we feel we need to for other topics. Seventeen chapters will take 
> us probably into early next year, not counting interruptions, holidays, and conferences.
>
> If we decide on this, we also need to ensure that everyone has a copy 
> of the book, either in electronic or paper format. When you buy one 
> directly from No Starch Press, you get a free electronic copy as well. 
> I can inquire about group discounts if we decide we want to pursue this.
> http://nostarch.com/metasploit    If you order, inquire about discounts
> for the book. They gave me a 30 percent off discount just for asking.
>
> What does everyone think about doing Metasploit?
>
> Thanks
>
> David H.
>
>
>
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