OWASP Colombo

Welcome to OWASP Colombo chapter home page.

The Colombo chapter focused on improving application security knowledge in local government/private sector organizations, university students while building strong community interaction with OWASP projects. Join the meetup group to be notified of future chapter events.

Upcoming Events

Monthly meeting

  • Event: Monthly meeting:
  • Date: tentatively on 30th April 2021 (Last Friday of the month)
  • Time: 9.30 PM - 10.30 PM (Sri Lanka Standard Time)
  • Location: Virtual (zoom call)
  • Link:
  • Agenda Items:
    • Finalize OWASP Goals for Next Year (30min)
    • Plan for next year events in one day (30min)

Last Meeting

  • Event: Monthly meeting:
  • Date: 26th March 2021
  • Time: 9.30 PM - 10.45 PM (Sri Lanka Standard Time)
  • Location: Virtual (zoom call)
  • Link: https://zoom.us/j/92600502809?pwd=d0IzMDlGMWxZSXQ2d2tGL1pRcHZOdz09
  • Present:Lohitha Perera, Danishka Navin,Nipuna Sankalpa, Hashini Amarasena, Damitha Claude, Pramodh Jayasingharatchi.
  • Absent: Angelo Ruwantha, Praneeth Chandrasekara,
  • Agenda Items:
    • Quarterly review
    • Future meetings
    • Planning Day
    • Transition to other communication channels
  • Meeting Notes: Please refer ‘Previous Meetings’ tab for meeting notes.

Participation

The Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) is a nonprofit foundation that works to improve the security of software. All of our projects, tools, documents, forums, and chapters are free and open to anyone interested in improving application security.

Feel free to join OWASP Projects, or engage with the OWASP Colombo chapter by reaching listed social links.


Past Events

2019

5th December: Colombo Meetup

  • Event: OWASP Colombo December Meetup
  • Sesson 01: “ OWASP API Security Top 10: The need of enterprise solutions for managing API security “ by Tharindu Edirisinghe (Graduate Researcher, La Trobe University, Australia).
  • Sesson 02: “ Get on Top of Your Azure Resource Security Using Secure DevOps Kit For Azure “ by Kasun Kodagoda. Azure & DevOps Enthusiast, Open Source Contributor, Blogger, Speaker and Technical Lead at 99X Technology.
  • Location: 11th floor, Lee Hedges Tower, 349 Colombo 03.
  • Time: 5:30 p.m.

3rd October: Colombo Meetup

  • Event: OWASP Colombo Meetup Relaunch
  • Sesson 01: “Open Source Intelligence” by Dr. Kasun de Zoyza (BSc(Col), PhLic(Stockholm), PhD(Stockholm), MIEEE ). Senior Lecturer of UCSC
  • Sesson 02: “Application Security - Have you got it right ? “ by Lohitha Perera. Associate Information Security Lead at 99X Technology.
  • Location: 11th floor, Lee Hedges Tower, 349 Colombo 03.
  • Time: 5:30 p.m.

Previous Meetings

2021

  • Event: Monthly meeting: March 2021
  • Date: 26th March 2021
  • Time: 9.30 PM - 10.45 PM (Sri Lanka Standard Time)
  • Location: Virtual (zoom call)
  • Link: https://zoom.us/j/92600502809?pwd=d0IzMDlGMWxZSXQ2d2tGL1pRcHZOdz09
  • Present:Lohitha Perera, Danishka Navin,Nipuna Sankalpa, Hashini Amarasena, Damitha Claude, Pramodh Jayasingharatchi.
  • Absent: Angelo Ruwantha, Praneeth Chandrasekara,
  • Agenda Items:
    • Quarterly review
      • Reviewed previous meetings/action items
      • Planned for next month meeting
    • Future meetings
      • Schedule every last friday of the month unless there is a long weekend.
      • Due to Sinhala and Tamil new year celebrations, the next monthly meeting will be confirmed by the 2nd week of April 2021.
      • No further introductions on the chapter and previous activities once we update all meeting notes available on the chapter page.
      • Still we move with virtual meetings/events due to the current pandemic situation around the world/country (covid-19). We can consider having hybrid events of both virtual and physical when the situation is stable here.
    • Planning Day
      • Initiated discussion for planning for the next quarter.
      • Specifically following items will be further discussed in the next meeting after collecting suggestions before the meeting.
        • Finalize OWASP Goals for Next Year
        • Plan for next year events in one day
    • Transition to other communication channels

2020