Front Range OWASP Conference 2010
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After successful FROC's in June of 2008, and March of 2009, we are back in Denver, Colorado USA on Wednesday the 2nd of June 2010!
This year we again present a full day, multi-track event, which will provide valuable information for managers and executives as well as developers and engineers.
In 2009, we attracted a packed venue with our great AppSec speakers, and we hope to achieve the same again in 2010. This year we are organizing the conference with the support of our colleagues at the Cloud Security Alliance, and will feature an AppSec track as well as a CloudSec/VirtSec track.
Due to the hard work of our organizers and the gracious support of our sponsors, FROC was a free event in 2008 and 2009. This year, thanks to the generosity of our sponsors we are offering tickets to the event on a DONATION basis. Pay whatever you or your company can afford.
Agenda and Presentations: 2 June 2010
The agenda follows the successful OWASP conference multi track format, with opening keynotes and presentations in the main auditorium, split tracks in the middle of the day, and closing panel discussions back in the main auditorium.
|June 2, 2010|
|07:30-08:30||Registration and Continental Breakfast in the Sponsor Expo Room|
|08:30-08:35|| Welcome to FROC 2010 Conference
David Campbell, OWASP Denver
|08:35-09:35|| Keynote: "Watching Software Run: Software Security Beyond Defect Elimination"
Brian Chess, Fortify Software
|09:35-10:00|| OWASP: State of the Union
Tom Brennan, OWASP Board - BIO
|10:00-10:20|| Cloud Security Alliance: State of the Union
Randy Barr, Cloud Security Alliance
|10:20-10:30||Break - Expo - CTF|
|AppSec/Technical Track: Room 1||Cloud/Mobile/Emerging Track: Room 2||Management / Exec Track: Room 3|
|10:30-11:15|| "2010: Web Hacking Odyssey - The Top Hacks of the Year"
| "Building a Secure, Compliant Cloud for the Enterprise"
Matt Ferrari, Hosting.com
| "Anatomy of a Logic Flaw"
David Byrne and Charles Henderson, Trustwave
|11:15-12:00|| "Advanced MITM Techniques for Security Testers"
Mike Zusman, Raj Umadas and Aaron Rhodes, Intrepidus Group
| "YOU are the weakest link"
Chris Nickerson, Lares Consulting
| "Effectively marketing security as a win for both the business and the customer"
Ben Whaley, Applied Trust Engineering and Jeff Smith, Rally Software
|12:00-13:00||Lunch - Expo - CTF|
|13:00-13:50|| "Vulnerabilities in Secure Code: Now and Beyond"
Alex Wheeler and Ryan Smith, Accuvant
| "Real life CSI – Data Mining and Intelligence Gathering for the masses"
Chris Roberts, Cyopsis
| "The Permanent Campaign: Driving a Secure Software Initiative in the Enterprise"
John Dickson, Denim Group
|13:50-14:40|| "Beware of Serialized GUI Objects Bearing Data"
David Byrne and Rohini Sulatycki, Trustwave
| "What's Old Is New Again: An Overview of Mobile Application Security"
Zach Lanier and Mike Zusman, Intrepidus Group
| "Fundamental Practices and Tools to implement a security development lifecycle"
Cassio Goldschmidt, Symantec
|15:00-15:50|| "Solving Real-World Problems with an Enterprise Security API"
| "Cloudy with a chance of hack"
Lars Ewe, Cenzic
| "Application Security Program Management with Vulnerability Manager"
Bryan Beverly, Denim Group
|15:50-16:30|| Panel Discussion: Topic: "Security successes are like Six legged calves: unnatural, but they happen." Moderator: John Dickson, Denim Group.
Panelists: Randy Barr, CSO @ Qualys. Jeremiah Grossman, CTO @ WhiteHat Security, Chris Nickerson, Principal @ Lares Consulting, Andy Lewis, CSO @ New Frontier Media
|16:30-17:30||Wrap up, vendor raffles, CTF awards, FREE BEER!|
This year, the conference will again be held at University of Colorado, Denver. However, instead of the Tivoli Student Union, this year the event will be hosted at the North Classroom building (Atrium UCD).
OWASP has negotiated discounted rates with the uber-pimpin Hotel Teatro. Rooms under the FROC rate are $159/night and include courtesy Cadillac Escalade transportation to and from Auraria Campus. To reserve a room, contact Hotel Teatro at +1.303.228.1100 and mention FROC or use the iHotelier.com link here.
How to get to the venue?
- By taxi: taxi from the airport to venue is about $50 USD
- From hotel: transport from the conference hotel (Hotel Teatro) by limo is free
- By car: there is plenty of parking at the UCD. Attendees should park at the Tivoli lot (as in past years) and it is a short walk to the North Classroom buildings. Parking validation will be provided for registered FROC participants.
Capture the Flag (CTF)
A capture the flag contest was held, with challenges in the categories of network, forensics, and web applications. The winner received a new iPad. Second and third place received an iPod shuffle.
The team that won the contest consisted of four members of the Denver Defcon group, dc303 (http://dc303.org). This group also plays in the annual Defcon CTF competition (with about 20 other folks from the Denver area). If you are interested in joining them for future CTF competitions (local and abroad), contact mantis1 at gmail.com.
Second place went to Matthew Rowley (playing on his own)
FROC 2010 Planning Committee Chair: Kathy Thaxton - kthaxton at owasp dot org
Presentation Selection Committee:
- Mark Bristow - OWASP Global Conference Committee
- David Campbell - OWASP Denver
- Eric Duprey - OWASP Denver
- Chris Hoff - Cloud Security Alliance
- Eoin Keary - Chair, OWASP Global Conference Committee
- Michael Sutton - Cloud Security Alliance
- Jim Reavis - Cloud Security Alliance
Colorado Chapter Hosts:
- David Campbell - OWASP Denver - dcampbell at owasp dot org
- Eric Duprey - OWASP Denver - eduprey at owasp dot org
Vendor Exhibition POC: Kathy Thaxton - kthaxton at owasp dot org
Capture the Flag POC: Eric Duprey - eduprey at owasp dot org
The following organizations are proud sponsors of this conference:
If you are interested in sponsoring next year's Front Range OWASP Conference, please contact Kathy Thaxton at kthaxton at owasp dot org.
Logistics information for sponsors is available here
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