[Owasp-austin] OWASP Austin: July Chapter meeting reminder

Kyle Smith kyle.smith at owasp.org
Wed Jul 22 03:33:02 UTC 2015

Howdy Austin OWASPers!

Just a quick message to remind everyone to sign up by this Friday, July
24th, for the months chapter meeting.  Hope to see everyone there!


OWASP Austin March Chapter Meeting, July 28th
When: Tuesday, July 28th @ 11:45 - 1PM

Title: The EMV Card Standard - What is it and How Does it Work?

Europay MasterCard Visa (EMV) is a global standard by introducing a
microprocessor chip into all debit and credit cards. This chip which will
eventually replace the current magnetic strip on the back of credit cards
as a means of mitigating credit card fraud. All U.S. merchants will be
required to support EMV by October, 2015.

This new standard has been in use in Europe and Asia for many years and has
proven to be an improvement over the mag stripe. However, there are new
risks associated with the chip and the debate of the proper implementation
of this new standard (e.g. the advantage over “chip-and-pin” vs.
“chip-and-signature”) will continue for some time.

What is this new technology and how will it be used in transactions? The
physical and logical security characteristics of this new standard will be
presented, new risks will be addressed and security recommendations will be

Speaker: Larry Moore

Larry Moore has over sixteen years of Information Security experience as
part of his thirty year IT career. Larry has worded on diverse areas of
Information Security including architecture, secure software development,
penetration testing, server administration, project manager and executive
manager. Larry has served at the State of Texas in their critical
infrastructure protection and in the technical and financial sector.

Larry graduated from the Florida Institute of Technology with a degree in
Computer Science and began his work on various projects for NASA. His
post-NASA work included applications, device drivers and kernel extensions
on various operation systems such as OS/2, Windows and Unix variants. His
work on the AIX security kernel included audit, single sign-on, PKI and a
behavioral-based intrusion detection tool which was a precursor to his
migration to the information security field. Larry recently served as the
Chief Solution Security Officer for Gemalto’s North American region where
he ensured the proper delivery of security requirements for the company’s
trusted platforms and mobile payment solutions for large and small
customers. Larry has also audited, designed or modified the security
programs for three of the company’s large data centers across the globe to
enable customer mobile payment processing.

Larry serves on the board at the Computer Science department at Parker
University in Dallas and the Austin chapter of the International Systems
and Security Association. Larry is also Vice-President and IT Sector Chief
for the Austin chapter of Infragard and has given numerous presentations
and written numerous articles on security architecture, threat intelligence
and software development.

Food: It will be a surprise! Please RSVP so we'll be sure to have enough
for all!

Only those who RSVP will be eligible for any drawings/giveaways that may
take place!

Location: National Instruments, 11500 N. Mopac.Building C

Or if you can not attend we should be broadcasting the meeting GoToMeeting
-- https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4304021041843321602


As always, chapter information can be found at: https://austin.owasp.org
and study group information at:
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our Vimeo channel: https://vimeo.com/channels/owaspaustin
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Follow on twitter at @LASCONATX

If there are any questions about the chapter, its activities, or general
ideas please email me off list.

Thank you!
kyle.smith at owasp.org
OWASP Austin, chapter leader
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