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OWASP Ireland-Limerick Board
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- President Marian Ventuneac
- Vice President TBD
- Secretary TBD
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OWASP Ireland Limerick 2013 Events
OWASP Ireland Limerick Chapter Meeting
When: 21/02/2012 7:00pm - 7:00pm
Where: Limerick City Council, City Hall, Merchants Quay
Sponsors: Genworth Financial
This free event is open to all participants with an interest in application security.
Registration is required - if you are planning to attend please RSVP at http://
For ISACA and (ISC)² members: This event qualifies for free CPE credits/hours.
19:00 - 19:05 OWASP Limerick/Munster Chapter - Introduction, Agenda and Speakers
19:10 - 20:00
Zombie Browsers, spiced with Rootkit Extensions - presented by Balázs Zoltán
Abstract: As malicious browser extensions currently are not detected by antivirus products, they are able to do enormous harm - not only by compromising one’s personal online activities, personal data and accounts, but even his/her business data. Hardly any anti-malware product offers real protection against these attacks, and even mobile phones might be vulnerable.
Presenter: Balázs Zoltán (OSCP, C|HFI, CISSP, CPTS, MCP) is an ITSEC consultant at Deloitte. From 2006-2010 Zoltán worked as an IT Security Expert at Erste Bank Hungary, and from 2010 he works as an IT Security team leader, at Erste. On ITSEC conferences he likes to present about malwares, IPv6, pass-the-hash, browser malware.
20:00 - 20:10 OWASP Limerick/Munster Chapter Raffle
- Free ticket for upcoming OWASP Limerick AppSec Training Day (sometime in May)
- Two representative Information Security books
20:10 - 20:50
Malware (zero-day) Analysis in an Operational Environment - presented by Richard Costelloe
Presenter: Richard Costelloe (MA, CISSP, CEH) is an Information-Security professional with over ten years' international experience fighting the 'bad guys' on the front lines of corporate Information Systems environments. Currently employed by Murex Dublin (Enterprise Risk Management), he spends his days supporting Information Security governance, compliance and policy development, risk-management, staff training & education, data-leaks, working with IT teams for system-hardening and penetration-testing and software-development teams with code-reviews and application-security audits for Murex's Java/C++ products.
20:50 - 21:00 Networking/Socialising