Los Angeles OWASP Meeting - Jan 23 2013

I will do something terribly lazy and just cut-and-paste from the OWASP Web site.

Next Meeting January 23, 7PM
At: Symantec Offices
900 Corporate Pointe, Culver City, CA 90230

Speaker: Jim Manico from Whitehat Security

Abstract: Top Ten Web Defenses

We cannot “firewall” or “patch” our way to secure websites. In the past, security professionals thought firewalls, Secure Sockets Layer (SSL), patching, and privacy policies were enough. Today, however, these methods are outdated and ineffective, as attacks on prominent, well-protected websites are occurring every day. Website developers must learn to code in a secure fashion to have any chance of providing organizations with proper defenses in the current threat-scape. The session will provide specific tips and guidelines to make website code both low risk and less vulnerable.

Bio: Jim Manico

Jim is the VP of Security Architecture for WhiteHat Security. Jim is also the host of the OWASP Podcast Series, is the committee chair of the OWASP Connections Committee, is the project manager of the OWASP Cheatsheet series, and is a significant contributor to several additional OWASP projects. Jim provides secure coding and developer awareness training for WhiteHat Security using his 8+ years of experience delivering developer-training courses for SANS, Aspect Security and others. He brings 16 years of database-driven Web software development and analysis experience to WhiteHat and OWASP as well. Jim works on the beautiful island of Kauai, Hawaii where he lives with his wife Tracey.

Please RSVP here: http://www.meetup.com/OWASP-Los-Angeles/events/