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Upcoming Events

Austin Security Professionals Happy Hour sponsored by SecureLayer7, July 11, 2024

When: Thursday, July 11th, 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Where: Lavaca Street Bar at the Domain Northside (Rock Rose District), 11420 Rock Rose Ave #100, Austin, TX 78758.  We will have tables reserved inside the bar, to the right as you enter.  Parking: nearest parking in the Red Garage located off of Rock Rose Ave (map of Domain). 

What: The Austin Security Professionals Happy Hour is a monthly event coordinated by the Austin OWASP Chapter and sponsored by various companies. We try to meet every second Thursday of the month from January to September (but occasionally we make schedule adjustments when needed). The event is an informal social gathering of local information security professionals. If you’re involved with InfoSec or even if you have an interest, come on out for drinks, good food and conversation.

Sponsor: SecureLayer7


SecureLayer7 presents BugDazz: Empowering pentesting excellence for large enterprises and SMEs. Step into the future of cybersecurity with BugDazz and transform your strategy today. Trusted by leading organizations worldwide, elevate your pentesting program to new heights and ensure the security of your organization.

Please RSVP so we can plan for number of attendees: Meetup

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OWASP Austin Chapter Meeting July 2024

When: Tuesday, July 30th 2024 @ 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM
11:30-11:55 – Room Opens, food is available and in-room discussions
11:55-12:05 – Chapter/OWASP info presentation
12:05-1 – Speaker Presentation

Presentation: Cyber Resilience - Findings from the 2024 Futures Report

We are poised on the precipice of a new era of computing underpinned by new networks, new apps, and a digital-first experience. Hear the latest findings from AT&T Cybersecurity research and learn about:

  • What high-priority edge computing use cases are across seven industry markets
  • How to secure and work with the edge ecosystem
  • How the attack surface is changing
  • How endpoints are diversifying The data from this research helps audiences understand challenges and opportunities of the future and examines:
  • Balanced investment strategies
  • Collaboration and communication needs
  • Building with dynamic cyber resilience in mind Security is now a critical part of business - learn how to move your team to the future!

Speaker: Theresa Lanowitz
Theresa Lanowitz is a proven global influencer and speaks on trends and emerging technology poised to help today’s enterprise organizations flourish. Theresa is currently the head of cybersecurity evangelism at AT&T Business. Prior to joining AT&T, Theresa was an industry analyst with boutique analyst firm voke and Gartner. While at Gartner, Theresa spearheaded the application quality ecosystem, championed application security technology, and created the successful Application Development conference. As a product manager at Borland International Software, Theresa launched the iconic Java integrated development environment, JBuilder. While at Sun Microsystems, Theresa led strategic marketing for the Jini project – a precursor to IoT (Internet of Things). Theresa’s professional career began with McDonnell Douglas where she was a software developer on the C-17 military transport plane and held a US Department of Defense Top Secret security clearance. Theresa holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from the University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

RSVP: Eventbrite (in-person RSVP) at Eventbrite @ Group1 or Group2
Meetup (online RSVP) on Meetup
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Save the Date for LASCON 2024. We will be back at Norris Conference Center with Pre-Conference Training October 22-23, 2024 and Conference October 24-25, 2024. Visit lascon.org.

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Austin Security Professionals Happy Hour - 2024 Dates Available

Interested in Sponsoring? We are currently seeking happy hour sponsors for our monthly event. Please contact Tiana Chandler if you are interested. See our Sponsorship page for information on sponsoring.

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Chapter Supporters

The following are the list of OWASP Corporate Members who have generously aligned themselves with the Austin chapter, therefore contributing funds to our chapter:

GitGuardian   Root

Meeting Supporters

The following are the list of organizations who have generously provided meeting space for the Austin chapter:


General Supporters

The following are the list of organizations who have generously provided additional assistance for the Austin chapter:


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