Thursday, September 20, 2018

September Connector

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OWASP
Connector
September 2018

COMMUNICATIONS


Letter from the Chairman
Dear OWASP Community,
We are only one month away from AppSec USA. OWASP is dedicated to education and bringing the community together. We really do hope you are able to come to AppSec USA to participate in a great conference. It's going to be a conference filled with more than 15 hands-on training courses and over 120 hours of talks with strong Keynotes by:
Chenxi Wang, Michael Coates, and  Armon Dadgar.

Looking ahead we are working on strengthening the foundation with a focus on our foundational priorities: projects, education, and community.   In the next months, we will continue to focus more support of the regional events, chapters and projects trying to develop a stronger community with increased engagement with the community working together to guide the foundation and help it reach its objectives.   The new Executive Director, Karen Staley has contacted many of you and will continue to do so to reach out and learn and ask for your support as she works to strengthen the community and OWASP.    Please support her in this endeavor as she tries to find the best way forward with your guidance and input.

I hope you enjoy this months connector with information on community, projects and the regional events.   I look forward to seeing you in San Jose!
 
Your Chairman,
Martin Knobloch
OWASP Chairman of the Board of Directors
We are happy to announce the verified candidates that will be in the election for the Global Board of Directors for the OWASP Foundation.

Bill Corry
Richard Greenberg
Kishore Kumar
Martin Knobloch
Ofer Maor
Gary Robinson
Simon Whittaker
OWASP Foundation Staff Announcement:
Laura Grau has moved on to another opportunity.  We at the Foundation thank her for her 5 years of service.  We wish her all the best in her new endeavor and hope to fill the position at a later date.

PROJECTS

 
Projects were busy this past month:
**Check out OWASP Wiki Page for the New and up to date Flagship Project List.**
More changes to come!

EVENTS 

 
Will you be there?

AppSec US 2018 in San Jose, CA
Register now before time runs out.
Check out the schedule of training.
The Fairmont 

OWASP has a room block for AppSec US 2018 attendees to book a room at the conference hotel.  Call the Fairmont at (408) 998-1900, mention OWASP and AppSec USA.

 

You may also be interested in one of our other affiliated events:
REGIONAL AND LOCAL EVENTS
Event Date Location
AppSec Israel September 5-6 Tel Aviv, Israel
OWASP Tampa Day September 21 Tampa, FL
OWASP Portland 2018 Training Day October 3 Portland, OR
OWASP Poland Day 2018 October 10 Poland
OWASP AppSec Day 2018 October 19 Melbourne, Australia
OWASP Cagliari Day 2018 October 19 Cagliari, Italy
LASCON 2018 October 23-26 Austin, TX
OWASP AppSec Bucharest 2018 October 25-26 Bucharest, Romania
OWASP BASC 2018 October 27 Boston, MA
OWASP AppSec Indonesia 2018 November 1-3 Indonesia
AppSec Morocco 2018 November 15-16 Morocco
German OWASP Day November 19-20 M√ľnster, Germany
OWASP Norway Day 2018 November 29 Norway
AppSec California 2019 January 22-25, 2019 Santa Monica, CA
Mansoura Chapter and Besides Cairo Security Day February 1-2, 2019 Cairo, Egypt
Snow FROC 2019 March 14, 2019 Cable Center Denver, CO

PARTNER AND PROMOTIONAL EVENTS
Event Date Location
(ISC)² EMEA Secure Webinars June 26, 2018 - Weekly Virtual
44CON September 12-14 London
Cyber Range Academy 2018 October 7-8 Malasya
Cyber Resilience Summit October 16 Arlington, VA
DevSecCon London October 18-19 London
HITB SECCONF 2018 Beijing October 29-November 2 Beijing
Infosecurity North America New York November 14-15 New York
QuBit Conference Sofia November 16 Sofia, Bulgaria
HITB SECCONF 2018 Dubai November 25-27 Dubai
QuBit Conference Belgrade November 30 Belgrade, Serbia
UPDATE: We anticipate getting the videos from AppSec EU posted mid-September.  Subscribe to our YouTube channel to get an update when they are posted.

Community

Chapter and Project Leaders
2 Town Hall Meeting - GoToMeeting

September 21, 9:00 AM (US Eastern) -  GoToMeeting Link or +1 (646) 749-3122 + Access Code: 520-699-309

September 28, 3:30 PM (US Eastern) - GoToMeeting Link or +1 (872) 240-3212 + Access Code: 755-635-893

(Convert these to your time zone)

 

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