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OWASP Hosts Free Security Boot Camp and Happy Hour for Developers, Feb. 24, San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP), the premier global not-for-profit devoted to improving software security, is hosting a special security boot camp open to the public.  OWASP anyone in town for the RSA Conference, Security BSides SF, and TrustyCon as well as local developers to attend the training. The training is recommended for developers who want to learn more about securing their code as well as security professionals who want to become acquainted with the latest web vulnerabilities.  

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WHAT:

Presented by Jim Manico and Eoin Keary, this intensive boot camp focuses on the most common web application security problems, including aspects of both the OWASP Top Ten and the MITRE Top 25. The course will introduce and demonstrate application assessment techniques, illustrating how application vulnerabilities can be exploited so students really understand how to avoid introducing such vulnerabilities in their code and understand fixes. 

WHEN:

Monday, Feb. 24, 2014

2pm-5pm

WHERE:

Jillian's Billiards Club of San Francisco     
175 Fourth Street, San Francisco, CA 94103            
(Across the street from Moscone Center where the RSA Conference is being held.)

The boot camp will be followed by an open Happy Hour sponsored by the Bay Area OWASP Chapter from 5pm-7pm, also at Jillian's.

COST:

The training is a FREE service of OWASP, open to anyone interested in securing their code.

Pre-registration is recommended to guarantee a spot in the Free Training, but we will accept walk ins based on available space. The Happy Hour is open to the public and no registration is required. To register for training, visit: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/free-owasp-training-tickets-10302967453

About OWASP Foundation

The Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) is dedicated to making application security visible by empowering individuals and organizations to make informed decisions about true software security risks. As a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit worldwide charitable organization, OWASP does not endorse or recommend commercial products or services. Instead, we allow our community to remain vendor-neutral with the collective wisdom of the best individual minds in software security worldwide.

For more information, visit: www.owasp.org. Follow us on Twitter at: @OWASP

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