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Code of Conduct
OWASP Manchester meetings and events are an inclusive environment where all people should feel safe and respected. We welcome diversity in age, race, ethnicity, national origin, range of abilities, sexual orientation, gender identity, financial means, education, and political perspective.
OWASP Manchester will not tolerate any form of violence, harassment, hate speech or trolling either off or online, or any overly drunken, intimidating or heckling behaviour.
Please respect the presenters, don’t talk amongst yourselves during their presentations and ensure your mobile phones are muted or switched off.
We want you to have fun, in a safe and respectful environment.
If you have any issues or concerns relating to the code of conduct please contact one or the Chapter Leads either in person, though the Meetup page or via email.
- Ben Fountain
- Daniel Pollard
- Joe Carter
- Nikola Milosevic
- Sharka Pekarova
- Saskia Coplans
- Wes Parsons
(email addresses are on the OWASP website ).
As this is a private event we withhold the right to remove and ultimately ban anyone who violates this code of conduct and will report any incidents to the appropriate authorities if necessary.
Polite note to Vendors/Recruiters/Internal Recruiters/Business Development people
Vendors and Recruiters are welcome at OWASP Manchester, however we ask that you remember this is a user group, not a networking event, and tapping people up for jobs or business unprompted is not encouraged.
13th November 2018
OWASP Manchester CTF 2018
Manchester OWASP will be running it’s first annual CTF on November 13th in partnership with Manchester Grey Hats who will be running the challenges.
The CTF will be hosted by the Manchester Technology Centre on Oxford Road and is aimed at people working in the tech industry who have an interest in security. The CTF itself will be a jeopardy style challenge aimed at a range of technical capabilities, with some low or non tech challenges.
So, if you're a developer, software tester, system architect, infosec professional, or just have an interest in security sign up. We'll be running teams of 4, so you can either enter a full team or we can help you put one together on the day!
Manchester Grey Hats will be running a series of short workshops on the same topics as the CTF on October 24th, so keep an eye on their Meetup page!
Thanks to our community sponsors; Manchester Grey Hats, North West Testers Gathering, Manchester Girl Geeks, Techs and the City, Tech Leaders of the North West and PowerShell Manchester.
Check and reserve your place on OWASP Manchester CTF 2018 Meetup event.
24th August As part of the Leeds Chapter
22nd June As part of the Leeds Chapter
8th December As part of the Leeds Chapter
We are looking for organizations to sponsor the Manchester chapter.
You can sponsor the chapter for one year at the following levels:
- £1000 Silver
- £2000 Gold
- £3000 Platinum
You can also sponsor a meeting by hosting the event or donating £200.
If you are interested in sponsoring the chapter then please get in touch with one of the chapter leaders.
Other related organizations in the Manchester area:
- BCS Manchester
- Manchester Free Software
- Manchester Linux Users Group
- Northern UK Security Group
- North West Tester Gathering
- Security BSides Manchester
Please get in touch with one of the chapter leaders to get your organization listed here.
And feel free to use the Manchester mailing list to publicise related events.
Thank you to our Silver Chapter sponsor: