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Next Chapter Meeting - 22nd May, 2019

Upcoming Sydney Chapter Meeting - 22nd May, 2019

Speaker: Hemed Gur Ary

Topic: OWASP ASVS V.4 for Startup Founders and Developers

Location: Tank Stream Labs

Time: 5:00 pm

Date: 22nd May, 2019

Close: 6:30 pm

RSVP: https://www.meetup.com/en-AU/Sydney-OWASP-Meetup/events/261003747/

There will be a social/networking gathering after the talk. Everyone is welcome to attend!

Everyone is welcome to join us at our chapter meetings.

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Abhijeth Dugginapeddi
Abhi currently Heads a security team at BigCommerce, Lectures at UNSW and Mentors Strobes a Security orchestration startup. He also spoke at several international conferences like Defcon, Blackhat, OWASP AppSec USA and B-sides. Abhijeth is also an active researcher and has found vulns in major tech companies like Google, Facebook, Yahoo and eBay. He is also interested in Digital Marketing, Product Design and Growth Hacking.

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Yenni Tim
Yenni Tim is an educator and researcher at UNSW’s School of Information Systems and Technology Management. She believes in career-focused education and is committed to working with students to develop the skills sets they need to enter a rapidly changing digital environment. Yenni’s research focuses on digital resilience, with her work including the design and use of technology for pandemics and disaster response, and the building of cyber resilience amidst persistent security threats.

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Ricki Burke
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Lukasz Gogolkiewicz
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OWASP ASVS V.4 for Startup Founders and Developers

Date: 22nd May, 2019

A short talk on the OWASP Application Security Verification Standard (ASVS) project and an opportunity to meet and get to know the local community. The primary purpose of the OWASP ASVS project is to standardise web application security verification by providing a basis for testing web application security controls and providing developers with a list of requirements for secure development.


Hemi Gur-Ary
A cybersecurity expert with an extensive application and cloud security experience gained as a security manager in the finance and startup industries in Israel. Hemi Gur-Ary specialises in security architecture, engineering and operations management.

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Introduction Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kQ3J87KOM9Y
Closing Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rQr2SwGXZrM


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