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Geneva Spring 2009 Meeting

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Meeting Summary

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When: April 23rd. 2009, 6pm to 9pm
Where: HEC Genève
Attendees: 82
Meeting sponsors: HEC Genève, Diplôme de formation continue en sécurité des systèmes d'information

Keynote Meeting keynote focused on:

  • Introducing the OWASP foundation and the local chapter activities
  • Communicating about the OWASP sponsorship and membership model
  • Invite participants to register to the mailing list and build the first 'membership' level

Speaker: Mr. Sebastien Gioria on The OWASP Top 10
Sebastien Gioria is OWASP France's chapter leader and talked about the OWASP Top 10, a reference document that describes the top ten most critical flaws found in web applications.

Speaker: Mr. Gilbert K. Agopome (CISSP, CISA) on Merging security within the software development lifecycle: from theory to practice
What doesn't the theory tell you when someone asks you to make the company build 'secure' applications? How to start? Which battles should be won before even considering talking with developers? From theory to practice: lessons from the field in a 50k employees company and a dozen worldwide development centers worldwide.