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May OWASP Boston Meeting at Akamai

The Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) Boston chapter will hold it's monthly meeting Wednesday night at Akamai headquarters. Details below.

When: Wednesday, May 6, 6:30 p.m.

Location: Akamai, 150 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02142

6:30: News, views, announcements, conversation

7:00: "How the crowd is discovering critical vulns missed by traditional methods," by Leif Dreizler

Talk description: State-of-the-art security programs are turning to bug bounties to leverage a vast array of skill-sets and knowledge. Learn why these programs work, when to deploy them, and how you can bring these new application security testing capabilities into your own organization. The speaker will discuss real-world examples from bug bounties and focus on cases where business logic flaws and high priority vulnerabilities were found, even with existing security testing processes in place.

Leif Dreizler is a senior security engineer at Bugcrowd. Prior to joining Bugcrowd, Leif was a senior application security engineer at Redspin, performing application security assessments.

During his time at Redspin he also served as the application team lead, working with clients at the engineering and sales level. He has also made minor contributions to the Firebug project. Leif attended the University of California, Santa Barbara, where he studied computer science.