Minneapolis St Paul
OWASP Minneapolis St Paul
Welcome to the Minneapolis St Paul chapter homepage. The chapter leader is [Kuai]
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October meeting: Wednesday, October 1
Andrew van der Stock
We are delighted to be able to welcome Andrew van der Stock to the Twin Cities to speak about the OWASP Developer Guide 3.0. Details about time and location are forthcoming, so please check back.
Andrew van der Stock is a leading web application researcher active in the web application security community. Andrew is a Senior Application Security Engineer at Aspect Security, specializing in enterprise security architecture, J2EE and PHP web application and web services security. Andrew has 18 years experience in the IT industry, specializing for the last 10 years in web application security, risk management, and architecture for large financial services, logistics and telecommunications clients.
Andrew has a long history with the open source world as a developer and researcher. He has contributed to the following projects:
- OWASP Guide Project Lead / Primary Author (2005-)
- OWASP Top 10 2007 Project Lead / Primary Author (2007-)
- OWASP PHP Top 5 (2006)
- SANS Top 20 Web Application Security Section Author (2005-)
- SANS GSSP J2EE Secure Programmer Certification, Contributor (2007)
- UltimaBB PHP forum software, Lead Developer (2005-2008)
- XMB PHP forum software, Developer (2002-2004), Security Manager (2004-2005, 2008)
Andrew is the moderator of webappsec, one of the primary web app sec mail lists. Previously, Andrew helped create open source low level device drivers for XFree86, a graphical sub-system and Hewlett Packard printers for Linux, NetBSD, and other Unix-like systems.
Please join us October 21, 2008 for a mini conference in October 2008 at University of Minnesota's Saint Paul campus. We will have the participation of speakers such as Richard Stallman founder of the Free Software Foundation; Jeff Williams, Chair of the OWASP Foundation and CEO of Aspect Security; and Rohyt Belani from the Intrepidus Group, to mention a few. We will post all the details soon once we have all the details finalized.
Videos of several past meetings are available at https://www.owasp.org/index.php/Category:OWASP_Video#Videos
Most recent videos:
OWASP Minneapolis St Paul 2008 Conference on October 21 with lots of great speakers and opportunities to participate. Looking forward to seeing you there!
We are looking for sponsors! Contact Kuai or Lorna if you are interested - any contributions to the local chapter would be highly appreciated.
There is also planning for a two day web penetration testing course offered by the MN-ISSA and Rohyt Belani from the Intrepidus Group. Stay turned for more info!
2nd Thursday of the month
MN ISSA- Meets on Tuesday, September 16, 2008, at the Four Points Sheraton, 1330 Industrial Blvd. Mpls, MN. For more information on speakers and topics. http://www.mn-issa.org/html/chaptermeetings.html