Fellow .Net Users, It’s been awhile since we had our last meeting so I hope everyone has been keeping up with all of the news pouring out of Microsoft. With the announcements about Windows Phone 7, updates to Windows Azure, the PDC Silverlight debacle (read here and here), and all of the other technologies that seem to be continuously updating, there is no lack of content for our meetings this year!
This month, we have a special speaker who won’t be addressing any of these new technologies, but has a very important message none-the-less. John Rogers will be taking some time to inform us about the latest security attacks that we need to be aware of and how we can defend ourselves against those assaults. Our next .NET Users Group meeting will be held on Thursday, January 27th, at 6:00pm (food will be provided 15 to 20 minutes prior to the start of the meeting). Meeting Details: **Location:
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5015 South 118th Street
Please note that you should enter the building the back (East) side. The doors are locked, but someone will be there to let you in. If you're having trouble finding the location, please feel free to call Matt's cell phone for help. (402) 578-2539. Speaker:
John Rogers is a Senior Application Security Engineer working in the Security Assurance department at Lincoln Financial Group. Previously John worked as a Lead Security Engineer at ACI Worldwide, Inc. John is one of the unique Application Security Professionals with over 20 years of experience in all aspects of the Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) for the Banking, Payment and Financial Services industries. John is also a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and serves as the Vice President for Nebraska InfraGard. Topic:
This session will present examples of the latest web threats and attacks and the resulting issues. From this information, we will look at existing and emerging web application security resources, techniques, and technologies, and will explain how they work and what they cover. This session includes both technical and non-technical tools for assessing and addressing secure development needs.
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Please RSVP by clicking on the link at the top of the page to indicate that you plan on attending. This helps us know how much food and prizes we need to bring to the meeting!
BE SURE TO RSVP AS THE GIVE AWAY DRAWING NAMES WILL BE DRAWN FROM THE LIST OF ATTENDEES WHO RSVP THROUGH THE WEB SITE. Call for Topics and Speakers: As a community-based user group, we encourage involvement from our members (whether it's presenting on a topic, providing topic suggestions, or supporting the group by attending the sessions). If you have a topic that you would like to present or learn more about during a future Omaha .NET Users Group meeting, please let me know. We are always in need of speakers and topics. If speaking at a session is a bit intimidating, you might consider writing an article for our group newsletter. If you’re interested in this, please send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org **Thank you, ** Matt Ruwe
.NET Users Group Co-Leader
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