[Owasp-leaders] Who wants to train the UK Home Office Software Engineers Security Testing for free?

Sean Wright sean.wright at owasp.org
Wed Jul 11 22:23:55 UTC 2018

Would they pay for travel and accommodation expenses?


On Tue, 10 Jul 2018, 22:05 Sherif Mansour, <sherif.mansour at owasp.org> wrote:

> Dear all,
> Firstly thank for those who attended AppSecEU this year and making it a
> sucess. As one of three OWASP London Chapter leaders (Sam & Greg cc'd) we
> thank you and hope you have enjoyed the event.
> Now imagine our surprise when we got this in the mail this week:
>> *The Home Office is hosting up to 200 people for TESTCON'18, a conference
>> for UK Government Software Engineers engaged in testing and QA. This year
>> in central London, we're looking for organisations to run a workshop on
>> Monday 8th of October. With security testing being a key tenant of
>> government software engineering we’re really keen to host a hands-on
>> security testing workshop. Attendees would bring their own laptops and
>> ideally get hands-on with one of your Open Source tools (for example
>> Arachni or Dependency Check). The rooms we have available hold around 13
>> people at a time so it would be great if we could repeat the workshop a
>> couple of times during the day (depending on availability / popularity).
>> Unfortunately we aren't able to offer monetary incentives but it is a great
>> opportunity to present to an engaged audience in a building not open to the
>> public. Would this be something OWASP could support? If so would you be so
>> kind to fill out the following? • Your name: • Session title: • Approximate
>> duration required: • Brief overview of the session: • A few sentences about
>> yourself:*
> If you are intrested in presenting a session at the UK Goverment's
> TESTCON, please let us know and we will take it from there. (Please do not
> forget to fill out the 5 points above).
> This is a great oppertunity to train developers dealing with critical
> infrastructure in security.
> Kind regards,
> --
> Sherif Mansour
> OWASP Global Board Member & OWASP London Chapter Leader
> Site: https://www.owasp.org/index.php/London
> Email: sherif.mansour at owasp.org
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