40 Pier
San Francisco, California 94107

Next Chapter Meeting: Wednesday April 18th
Hello All!,

With all the success that we’ve seen with the meetings recently, I invite you all to attend the OWASP San Francisco City Chapters 1st Annual Membership Drive! We are going to hold it in a little bigger facilities this time (South Beach Yacht Club • Pier 40 on The Embarcadero • San Francisco, CA 94107 • (415) 495-2295, see below for directions) and I got some people to sponsor Food and Beverages (Beer, Soda, etc) AND as an added Bonus, FREE PARKING! Yes that’s right, we have 50 parking spaces available for the first 50 people to attend, so bring a friend, or 4 to sign up for the OWASP City chapter meetings. As an added Bonus to free food, free drinks, free parking… we have free stuff! Yes the first 25 people will receive one of our speakers new book, Caleb Simas www.webhackingexposed.com[www.webhackingexposed.com].

PLEASE RSVP TO [email protected] if you are attending with the Subject RSVP so we can get an accurate head count.


WHAT: San Francisco OWASP Chapter Meeting and 1st Annual Membership Drive

WHEN: Wednesday, April 18th, 2007

5:00-6:30 Social (Food and Drinks) and Chapter Announcements 6:30-7:30 Presentation and Q and A – Caleb Sima, Co-Founder and CTO SPI Dynamics, Application Security Analysis: Ensuring Your Code is Secure 7:30-8:30 Presentation and Q and A – Kartik Trivedi, Director Accuvant. AJAX and Web 2.0 vulnerabilities

WHERE: South Beach Yacht Club • Pier 40 on The Embarcadero • San Francisco, CA 94107 • (415) 495-2295. ([1] ) There will be 50 parking spaces allocated for us so parking is FREE!


Caleb Sima, Co-founder and CTO - Application Security Analysis: Ensuring Your Code is Secure

Understand the top Web application vulnerabilities and the risks they pose. Learn the difference between source code analysis and black box testing and how the two combined can increase accuracy of discovering security defects. Establish strategies to identify and eliminate vulnerabilities in existing web applications. Determine how to embed security into the software development lifecycle to prevent attacks. Develop strategies for Web application audits

First 20 people will receive an autographed copy of Caleb's book! www.webhackingexposed.com Caleb is widely known within the Internet security community for his expertise in penetration testing and his ability to identify emerging security threats. He began his security career at the S1 Corporation in 1996. Caleb then joined Internet Security Systems as a member of the X-Force, where he focused on the research and development of security advisories for ISS. Some of his engineered exploits have gained media attention in publications such as the New York Times and the Washington Post. He has also been featured in US News and World Report and Security World magazine.

Kartik Trivedi - "Web 2.0 Security "

Kartik Trivedi, a recognized software security expert is the director of application security at Accuvant. Accuvant is a leading national security consulting organization that designs and executes strategies to address its clients’ complex information security challenges. Kartik’s role is to build and create a world class strategic software security practice.

Kartik has more then a decade of experience working in the software and security industry. Prior to joining Accuvant, Kartik was a managing consultant and lead instructor at Foundstone – a division of McAfee, Inc. He was the service line owner of web application security and code review practices. Under his leadership, the services became profitable and grew to generate more than 30% of Foundstone’s professional services’ annual revenue. He has performed security roadmap planning, risk assessment, threat analysis, application assessments, code reviews, network penetration tests, secure SDLC and wireless reviews for large number of fortune 500 clients. Kartik instructed the Ultimate Hacking and secure software development classes. He was the recipient of the McAfee president’s club award 2005 for exceptional performance.

Prior to Foundstone, Kartik worked as a software development engineer with Concept Solutions. He was responsible for performing requirements analysis and build dynamic customized portals. Major achievements include implementing complex search algorithms, e-shopping cart software and live chat applications. Before Concept Solutions, Kartik was as a web developer with Larsen and Toubro Limited, where he implemented purchase order module software for ERP solutions.

Kartik is an acclaimed expert, thought leader, and renowned speaker on application and software security. He has been interviewed and quoted in security journals like Security News, Computer Tech Update, Tech World and Security Planet. Kartik is the author of popular security tools like SiteDigger, a Google hacking tool, and WSDigger, a web services testing framework. The tools have been featured in Forbes, Security Focus and more than 200 other security publications. Over the course of his career, Kartik has contributed and reviewed many technical books including Hacking Exposed, Exploiting Software, Hacker Code, and How to Break Web Security. He is a sought-after speaker and has made presentations at several security conferences, such as RSA, Security Leadership Conference, INFOSEC, APPSEC, ISACA, ISSA, and TOORCON

Kartik is involved in several open source software projects. He chairs the OWASP Los Angeles chapter (an open source project to develop secure web application standards) and is a contributing member to VOIPSA (Voice over IP Security Alliance), MONO (open source implementation of .NET in UNIX) and SECCODE (open source repository of secure code) projects. Kartik is a Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), Certified Information Security Auditor (CISA), and Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP). He has an MS and a BS in computer science.

Official Website: http://www.owasp.org/index.php/San_Francisco

Added by BCHRIST on April 13, 2007