OWASP Canberra

Welcome

Welcome to the Canberra Chapter of OWASP home page!

The OWASP Canberra Chapter was active in 2013 and was rebooted in 2020. We are aiming to organise local events throughout the year.

The chapter leaders are Toby Amodio & Akshay Gupta.

Our Goals

Equality
We aim to bring together people from research, academia and industry to motivate, and empower others to pursue a career in cybersecurity. By raising awareness against discrimination within the workforce, we work towards increasing diversity and equality in cybersecurity.

Education
We are committed to helping discover the next generation of cybersecurity talent. We aim to offer mentorship programs to educate those new to cybersecurity, and provide talks from industry professionals to showcase all cybersecurity has to offer.

Community
We want to help you connect with like-minded individuals. Whether you are new to cybersecurity or a seasoned veteran, our goal is to build a community where everyone can openly discuss and explore current issues in cybersecurity, employment opportunities and more. By providing networking opportunities, we want everyone to get involved in the community and establish relationships with new people.

Industry Insights
No cybersecurity professional would feel complete without latest Industry insights and we will aim to hold various Industry leaders led sessions/talks from time to time.

Interested In Speaking?
We are always open to speakers who want to present a talk that aligns with our Chapter goals. If you are interested, please email your proposed topic, abstract, and brief speaker bio to Akshay Gupta.

Upcoming Events!

Please join our meetup group to stay updated on latest events. All Our Online events will be usually scheduled via Zoom and face to face events venues may vary. Please follow OWASP Canberra Chapter (this) page and OWASP Canberra Meetup Group page for more upto date details of all the events.

Event: Online Presentation - Cyber Skill Building with Toby Amodio CISO Australian Taxation Office
Proposed Date: 18th May 2021 - 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Link: Join Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/97094568063


Event: Drop In Session - Canberra OWASP Revamp Online Meet and Greet
Date: 16th Jun 2021 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm


Event: Online Presentation - Insights into Cyber Assessment - TBC
Proposed Date:21st July 2021 - 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm


## Past Events!

Event: Drop In Session - Canberra OWASP Revamp Online meet and greet
Date: 28th April 2021 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Link: Join Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/98065495818


Participation
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Everyone is welcome and encouraged to participate in our Projects, Local Chapters, Events, Online Groups, and Community Slack Channel. We especially encourage diversity in all our initiatives. OWASP is a fantastic place to learn about application security, to network, and even to build your reputation as an expert. We also encourage you to be become a member or consider a donation to support our ongoing work.

Sponsor our Chapter
If you are interested in sponsoring our chapter or an event , please contact us via email.

Contact
Please feel free to contact Toby Amodio (ne Mcmohan) or Akshay Gupta for all enquiries.


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