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OWASP Boulder

Welcome to the Boulder chapter homepage. The chapter leader is Mark Major.


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Upcoming Events

Thursday, June 21st at 6pm – Discussion with Laz: How bad is it out there?

The Boulder chapter's June meeting will be held at the Aerstone offices on 17th and Pearl. June's discussion is "Emerging Threats - How Bad is It out There?". Laz, Director of Strategy for Silver Tail Systems, brings extensive insight this topic, diving into:

  • Emerging Threats (Real World Case Studies of What Cyber Criminals are doing)
  • Where is Mobile in the Mix
  • Quantifying the Threats and Risks
  • Reporting – What Metrics are Leadership Teams Looking for Today

Laz came to Silver Tail Systems from the Sears Online Business Unit as Head of Information Security. Previously, Laz served as an IT security consultant and IT auditor who worked with Fortune 500 companies and government agencies. Laz is the inventor of several patents for controlling personally identifiable information, Information Security, and Information Technology. His involvement with security initiatives includes contributions for standards and policies regarding compliance and Information Security methodologies, policies, and Web application security.

Laz is a published author, has served in the United States Air Force, holds a Masters in Computer Information Security from the University of Denver and an MBA from Pepperdine University.

As we learned from our May meeting, the conversation doesn't stop with the speaker. The meetings are meant to be interactive, and we appreciate the wonderful audience contributions throughout evening. Thanks to all who participated! What a lively discussion!

Seating is limited! We can only accommodate seating for those who RSVP. If you have a change of plans, please update your RSVP to allow those who are on the waiting list.

Parking is available through the Whittier Neighborhood Zone for up to three hours daily. As always, food and drinks are free and there will be an open networking session after the meeting.