What is DunSec?

When & Where: Tuesday, November 11, 2014 - 17:30 onwards at Owheo 106, University of Otago.

The workshop will cover the 'open hardware, open source' USB random number generator hardware device Paul and Jim have developed.
This will be a 'short' version of the talk they will be doing for LCA/Auckland.

More information can be found on http://onerng.info


Paul Campbell.

Our next workshop is this Thursday (the 29th) from 4pm to 6pm. You can sign up here:


The session will introduce some of the key concepts in the OSSTMM security testing methodology and then run through some hands on exercises to give the experience of applying these in a pseudo ‘real world’ testing scenario.


Richard Feist is a member of the core team who are developing the OSSTMM , now working for ADInstruments.

Our next DunSec workshop is being planned for August. I'll update this post with more information closer to the time.

And a warm welcome to our new members! It's nice to see the group continue to grow.

We're planning the next Workshop for this Thursday (23rd May), from 1pm to 5pm.

Details and registration are here:


Thanks to Aldo for running this workshop, and the Otago Polytechnic for the venue and afternoon tea.

It's time for another DunSec gathering... this time it's a two hour Cross-site Scripting workshop run by Chris Burgess and Brett Mason.

It's on Thursday, 7 March 2013 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM.

For more details and registration go to:


This full day hands-on software security workshop is being run by Laura Bell from in2securITy (http://www.in2security.org.nz/). The workshop is targeted at those with software development experience but limited security knowledge.

  • Time/Date: 9am to 5pm, Friday 25th January. Please arrive just before 9.
  • Location: Bracken Room at the Mercure, Dunedin (310 Princes St)
  • What to bring: Laptop without any sensitive work stuff on it, VMWare Player...

Registrations are open for a security training workshop with in2securITy's Laura Bell in January.

This event is sponsored by ADInstruments.

The workshop is targeted at those with software development experience but limited security knowledge.

The tentative date is January 25 but this is subject to change. There is no schedule as yet, but one will be announced shortly.

http://dunsecjan2013.eventbrite.co.nz/ is the URL for...


Welcome to DunSec! Currently just a Google Group (https://groups.google.com/d/forum/dunsec), a Twitter account (@dunsec), and a Drupal site, devoid of content, a blank canvas. So much potential ...

Dunedin has some great stuff going on in the IT space, but doesn't have an interest group along the lines of the OWASP and ISIG groups which you might find in centres like Auckland, Wellington or Christchurch. A few of us have decided to try...