Our mission is to enrich Vancouver’s application security community. We hope you can join us in accomplishing that.
Vancouver and Victoria OWASP Chapters are excited to present the inaugural BC AppSec Day on 03 October 2020. Join us for talks, workshops, and interactive panels. Schedule and registration
Our monthly sessions take place on the 4th Thursday of each month. We also host one off events and workshops around town.
Have a look at our calendar of awesome events and join us!
Presentations from some of our past events can be found in the Past Events section above.
Subscribe to the OWASP Vancouver YouTube channel where you can check out live streams of upcoming sessions as well as archives of previous sessions (big thanks to George Pajari and volunteers).
Our 2019 Sponsors
We would like to thank the following companies for providing us with space, pizza and pop, and helping us with our mission to enrich Vancouver’s application security community.
You can find the full list of our past events here.
|2020/08/20||XXEs in Golang are Surprisingly Hard by Eric Payne||Slides|
|2020/08/20||Have you heard of Samy Kamkar? by Mrigakshi Goel||Slides
|2020/08/20||Getting your career started in web app testing by Lalithya Malyala||Slides|
|2020/08/20||The Evolution of Authentication by Andy Li||Slides|
|2020/08/20||Insufficient Logging & Monitoring by Sofia Chang||Slides|
|2020/07/16||Detect Complex Code Patterns Using Semantic Grep by Drew Dennison||Slides|
|2020/07/16||Open API Economy - Managing Security and Compliance Risks by Baljeet Malhotra||Slides|
|2020/06/18||CloudSec Fundamentals for AppSec Professionals by Pablo Vidal||Slides|
|2020/06/18||GraphQL Security by Don Burks||Slides|
|2020/05/22||Exploiting and Preventing Deserialization Vulnerabilities by Wesley Wineberg||Slides|
|2020/05/22||Cryptography 101 by Brodie McRae||Slides|
|2020/04/23||Design Patterns for Protecting Sensitive Data in Event-Driven Apps by Sasha Jolich||Slides|
|2020/03/05||Open Sesame: Hacking like a boss using broken authentication by Thomas Hughes|
|2020/03/05||Building a Validator For SaaS Provider's Reason for Accessing Customer Data by Jack Cha||Slides|
|2020/02/20||Exploit your way through vulnerabilities, and learn application security concepts (hands on workshop) by Security Innovation||Slides|
|2020/01/23||How to leverage static code analysis in your CICD pipelines for continuous code quality by Dana Epp||Slides|
|2020/01/23||Attacking and Securing JWT by Amiran Alavidze||Slides|
We welcome speakers of all level! You don’t have to be a pro to talk at one of our events, but we do ask that you talk be related to an application security domain and you provide value to attendees. To be a speaker, simply review the speaker agreement and then contact the our chapter lead with details of what OWASP project, independent research or related application security topic you would like to present on.
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