OWASP Dorset


OWASP Foundation (Overview Slides) is a professional association of global members and is open to anyone interested in learning more about software security. Local chapters are run independently and guided by the Chapter Leader Handbook. As a 501(c)(3) non-profit professional association your support and sponsorship of any meeting venue and/or refreshments is tax-deductible. Financial contributions should only be made online using the authorized online chapter donation button. To be a SPEAKER at ANY OWASP Chapter in the world simply review the speaker agreement and then contact the local chapter leader with details of what OWASP PROJECT, independent research or related software security topic you would like to present on.

Chapter Sponsors

We welcome OWASP Corporate Members who would like to align themselves with the Dorset chapter, therefore contributing funds to our chapter and allowing us to host more events. Sponsor OWASP Dorset Chapter.

Event Sponsors

We also welcome donations from organisations for individual OWASP events, donations can be from providing event space to hosting a meetup or financial donation which is put towards providing refreshments at the event and providing a buffer fund to help the chapter support the community and allow us to bring in speakers from further afield.

3-Sided-Cube WardenGroup Bournemouth University
Hays Digital Barclays

Speaking at OWASP Dorset Chapter Events

Call For Speakers is always open - if you would like to present a talk on any aspect of cyber security at a future OWASP Dorset Chapter event - please review and ensure you agree with the OWASP Speaker Agreement and send the proposed talk title, abstract and speaker bio to any of our Chapter Leaders. We also welcome people new to public speaking and can offer advice and coaching. We are a friendly and supportive community, come give your first talk with us!

Code of Conduct

We hope you enjoy our events, we care deeply about inclusivity and diversity so that OWASP is a comfortable and welcoming community for everyone. Please reach out to one of our chapter leader if you have any feedback or would like to speak to us, we take these matters very seriously. You can find out more about our policies here.

Next Event

March 2020

Location: TBC

Time: 19:00


  • OWASP Dorset Chapter lead Mark Davison will (finally!) explain how to pop Larabee
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Past Events

2020-01 Meetup Collider


Daniel Warden (OWASP Dorset Chapter Leader) - Will walk us through OWASP Zed Attack Proxy (ZAP)
Mike Warner (Software Developer @ JPMC) - Wireless De-auth attacks and handshake captures (PDF)
Anthony Grimes (Software Engineer @ JPMC) - WebAuthn: A new standard in securing ourselves online (PDF)
Sophia McCall - Hunted? Hunter! (An insight into my time on Hunted (Channel 4) as a cyber hunter, detailing the techniques we used to find the fugitives on the show)