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OWASP Minneapolis St Paul

Welcome to the Minneapolis St Paul chapter homepage. The chapter leader is [Kuai]


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OWASP & FLOSS Application Security Mini-Conference 2008 - October 21, 2008

Please join us October 21, 2008 for a mini conference in October 2008 at University of Minnesota's Saint Paul campus. We are very excited about the participation of internationally known speakers such as Richard Stallman founder of the Free Software Foundation; Jeff Williams, Chair of the OWASP Foundation and CEO of Aspect Security; and Corey Benninger from the Intrepidus Group.

There is a nominal fee of $25.00 per person, which includes lunch. Seating is limited and we expect this event to sell out. On site registration is not expected to be available the day of the event, so please register prior to the event to guarantee your seat.



Videos of several past meetings are available at

Most recent videos:

Video: Jeremiah Grossman - Get Rich or Die Trying - Making Money on The Web, The Black Hat Way - OWASP (MSP) - 9 September 2008 (Partial Video - 38 Minutes) | Slides (PDF)

Gunnar Peterson - Breaking Web Services - OWASP (MSP) - 7 July 2008 (Part 1 of 2 - original aspect ratio) (Part 2 of 2 - distorted aspect ratio) Handout for the presentation (5.4 MB PDF)

Upcoming Events:

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!

DC612 meetings
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.