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Local News

November Chapter Meeting

The OWASP Scotland November chapter meeting is all set for Thursday 26th.

Venue is DNS, Abbey business centre, 83 Princes Street

Timings will be :-

Doors open 6pm - have a chat

Talks start at 6:30pm -

Main talk is by Lee Lawson on Physical Security, bio and talk overview below.

Lee Lawson is a principal consultant with dns and heads up the 'security testing & response' team. During this OWASP meeting he will be talking about physical security, specifically the weaknesses of locks as physical security measures. The presentation will take the attendee through some basic attack techniques that will open most padlocks, pick most door locks, open handcuffs and remove laptop locks such as the Kensington lock. Lee will cover shimming, raking, picking, tubular lock picks, electric lock picks and bump keys.

This presentation is not intended to make you an expert in lock picking as that takes time and practice, but it is a thorough introduction to the subject and will educate the audience as to the inherent weaknesses of such security measures.

If you have any lock picking tools or locks that you would like to practice on then please bring them along.

pub afterwards for anyone who's interested :)

Other Activities

  • 16th October 2008 - COI Browser Standards for Public Websites

The Scotland and London Chapters joint response to the Central Office of Information draft document on browser standards for public websites (version 0.13) (File:OWASP-COI-Browser-Standards.pdf).