OWASP board member Matt Tesauro will be presenting at the OWASP San Antonio chapter meeting on Wednesday January 20th, 2010. I think this is a great way to kick off 2010 for the San Antonio chapter. Also – all attendees will get a free copy of the OWASP LiveCD.
Here are the specifics:
Topic: OWASP LiveCD: An Open Environment for Web Application Security
Presenter: Matt Tesauro, OWASP Board Member, LiveCD Project Lead
Date: Wednesday January 20th, 2010 11:30am – 1:00pm
Location: San Antonio Technology Center (Web Room) 3463 Magic Drive San Antonio, TX 78229
Abstract: The OWASP Live CD is a project that collects some of the best open source security projects in a single environment. Web developers, testers and security professionals can boot from this Live CD and have access to a full security testing suite. This allows its users to test for various security issues in web applications and web sites. The Live CD also contains documentation and an interactive learning environment to enhance users’ web application security knowledge. This presentation will cover the current state of the OWASP Live CD as well as the plans for future developments. Time permitting, a live demonstration of the OWASP Live CD will be conducted. The OWASP Live CD is a project of the Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) and is free for commercial or non-commercial use. More information is available at: http://www.owasp.org/index.php/Category:OWASP_Live_CD_Project
Presenter Bio: Matt Tesauro has worked in web application development and security since 2000. He has worn many different hats, from developer to DBA to System Administrator to Penetration Tester. Matt also taught graduate and undergraduate classes on web application development and XML at Texas A&M University. Currently, he’s focused on implementing a comprehensive web application security program for the Texas Education Agency (TEA). Outside work, he is a member of the OWASP Foundation’s Board of Directors, the project lead for the OWASP Live CD, a member of the OWASP Global Projects Committee, assists the OWASP Austin chapters leadership and a member of ISSA of Austin, Texas. Matt Tesauro has a B.S. in Economics and a M.S in Management Information Systems from Texas A&M University. He is also has the CISSP, CEH (Certified Ethical Hacker), RHCE (Red Hat Certified Engineer), and Linux+ certifications.
Sodas and snacks will be provided. Feel free to bring a brown-bag lunch.
Also, please RSVP: E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call (210) 572-4400. That will help us make sure we have enough copies of the OWASP LiveCD as well as enough room for everyone.