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OWASP Kansas City

Welcome to the Kansas City chapter homepage. If you have any questions about the Kansas City Chapter, please send an email to our chapter leader


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Local News

Our next chapter meeting in Kansas City will be held the evening of June 13. Here are the details.

When: Wednesday, June 13, 2007, 6:30-8:30 pm.
Where: FishNet Security at 1627 Main Street, KC, MO, 7th floor   
(this is the 12 story building on northeast corner of 17th and Main)
- A FishNet Security employee will be available to escort you up to the 7th floor
- Parking is available in the lot on the west side of Main, or anywhere along 17th Street

Here is the agenda for the meeting:

6:30 - 6:45 pm -- Welcome, Announcements, Introductions
6:45 - 7:30 pm -- Firefox Security Utilities (Jake Reynolds)
7:30 - 7:35 pm -- break
7:35 - 8:15 pm -- Evaluating Web App Firewalls (Barry Archer)
8:15 - 8:30 pm -- wrap-up, miscellaneous discussions


  • Attending an OWASP chapter meeting is free
  • No registration required
  • For CISSP’s, attending an OWASP meeting will give you valuable CPE credits

We meet at least once a quarter to discuss application security. If you have an interesting topic you'd like to present or discuss at future meetings, please send an email to dave.ferguson[at]fishnetsecurity com. Or, get a discussion going by posting a message to our mailing list.

Past Meetings

Thanks to everyone who attended our March 2007 meeting!

December 2006 meeting