AppSec Israel 2014

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The annual OWASP AppSec Israel Conference is the largest conference in Israel for application security, and regularly draws over hundreds of participants. Around 450 attended this year!

AppSec Israel included 2 lecture tracks, and a sponsors display area for vendors of products and services relevant to Application Security.

Attending the conference was free of charge, as always.

Location and Time

The annual OWASP AppSec Israel 2014 conference was held at the Interdisciplinary Center in Herzliya (IDC) on September 2nd, 2014, in the Efi Arazi school of Computer Science.

Registration page.


The conference was sponsored by:

Platinum Sponsors

Akamai logoIL.gif      OWASP IL Sponsors Checkpoint.jpg     

Gold Sponsors

OWASP IL Sponsors IDC New.JPG     EY-IL.jpg     OWASP IL Sponsors Imperva.png     Checkmarx.jpg    

Silver Sponsors

LogoQuotium.png    AppSecLabsIL.png    Komodo-small.jpg    OWASP IL Sponsors Radware.jpg   


Please click the titles for more details.

9:00 - 9:30 Registration, Gathering & Networking
9:30 - 10:15 Opening Words (In Room #1 - Ivcher)

Avi Douglen - Chairman, OWASP Israel
Dr. Anat Bremler-Barr, Efi Arazi School of Computer Science, IDC
OWASP Israel Projects

10:15 - 11:00 Keynote

Steering a Battleship to a Secure Path – Bringing the product security message to HP Software
Tomer Gershoni, Chief Products Security Officer, HP Software

11:00 - 11:15 Coffee Break
  Room #1 (Ivcher) Room #2 (Chase)
11:15 - 12:00 My Preciousss… Holding on to Your Sensitive Data

Ofer Maor, CTO, Quotium

Practical Attacks against MDM Solutions

Shai Yanovski, Security Product Manager, Lacoon Mobile Security

12:00 - 12:45 Warning Ahead: Security Storms are Brewing in Your JavaScript

Maty Siman, CTO and Founder, Checkmarx

Dynamic Analysis of Android Apps: Attacking Apps From The Inside
ניתוח דינמי של אפלקציות אנדרויד

Erez Metula, Application Security Expert. Author of the book "Managed Code Rootkits". Founder, AppSec Labs

12:45 - 13:30 Lunch Break
13:30 - 14:15 A Journey To Protect Points-of-Sale

Nir Valtman, Enterprise Security Architect, NCR

Mobile Security Attacks: A Glimpse From the Trenches
תקיפות מובייל: מבט מן השוחות

Yair Amit, CTO & Co-Founder, Skycure
Adi Sharabani, CEO & Co-Founder, Skycure

14:15 - 15:00 Passwords, Rehashed All Over Again
עווד פעם אתה עם הסיסמאות שלך??

Avi Douglen, Security Research Lead, SourceClear

Manipulating the Manipulator: Destroying browser-based memory corruption exploits

Tomer Teller, Security Innovations Research Manager, Check Point

15:00 - 15:15 Coffee Break
15:15 - 16:00 Getting New Actionable Insights by Analyzing WAF Triggers

Or Katz, Principal Security Researcher, Akamai Technologies

The (In)Security of AngularJS and MongoDB

Israel Chorzevski, Tech Leader, AppSec Labs

16:00 - 16:45 The Bank Job - Mobile Edition. Remote Exploitation of the Cordova Framework for Android

David Kaplan, Security Researcher, IBM Security Systems
Roee Hay, Application Security Research Team Leader, IBM Security Systems

Static Analysis Improved Fuzzing

Moti Cohen, IDC

16:45 - 16:55 Break
16:55 - 17:40 InfoSec Natural Selection - Measuring the VALUE of Security Products

Shay Chen, Researcher, Consultant and Analyst

17:40 - 17:45 End Notes

Avi Douglen - Chairman, OWASP Israel

The people behind the conference

OWASP Israel is made by the people who contribute their time and brains to its success. The following people are working to ensure that OWASP AppSec Israel 2014 is a success. If you feel that you also can contribute or have interesting ideas regarding the conference, don't hesitate to contact me (douglen at hotmail dot com).


  • Avi Douglen (Independent)
  • Ofer Shezaf (HP)
  • Ofer Maor (Quotium)
  • Or Katz (Akamai)
  • Ory Segal (Akamai)
  • Itzik Kotler (Independent)
  • Dr. Anat Bremler-Barr (Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya)