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OWASP Ireland-Limerick Board
Should you have a question about the local chapter, would like to get more involved contact ANY of the following people below
- President Marian Ventuneac
- Vice President TBD
- Secretary TBD
Address - TBD
OWASP Ireland Limerick 2012 Meetings
When: 21/02/2011 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Where: Limerick City Council, City Hall, Merchants Quay
This free event is open to all participants with an interest in application security.
Registration is required: http://www.regonline.com/Register/Checkin.aspx?EventID=1065199
For ISACA and (ISC)² members: This event qualifies for free CPE credits/hours.
Title: OWASP Limerick - introduction, objectives, meeting agenda
19:05 - 19:50
Title: HTML5 - A Whole New Attack Vector - presented by Robert McArdle
Presenter: Robert is currently working as the manager of Trend Micro's Advanced Threat Research team in Europe, where he is involved in analyzing the latest malware threats, specializing in researching the future threat landscape and criminal underground. Robert is a regular presenter for the press and at security conferences. He has also written and lectures an MSc module in Malware Analysis at Cork IT and UCD, and is a trainer for several SANS qualifications. A graduate of Trinity and DCU he holds several qualifications from SANS and serves on the SANS advisory board.
19:50 - 20:05
Title: EU Data Protection Reform - presented by Niall Ahern
Abstract: In the almost 20 years since the introduction of the EU Data Protection Directive our understanding of personal privacy has been changed by globalisation, the commercialisation of personal data, digitisation and social media. In response the European Commission intends to introduce new uniform EU wide Regulations for Data Protection. This presentation will consider the proposed changes, their potential commercial consequences and benefits.
Presenter: Niall works in Dell’s Compliance and Information Security group. For the past 6 years he has been a member of a Limerick based team covering compliance, policy and risk for Dell IT globally. In the real-world he enjoys rowing, running and rugby, all pleasant distraction from being a CPI Internal Security Assessor and successfully completing the wearisome ISACA CISM exam.
20:05 - 20:55
Title: Practical Defense with mod_security WAF - presented by Marian Ventuneac
Abstract: Marian will introduce the mod_security Web Application Firewall (WAF). This session will be a practical demonstration of mitigating security risks for a sample vulnerable Web application.
Presenter: Marian Ventuneac
OWASP Limerick Chapter Raffle: Two sponsored software development/information security books will be available for this event.