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OWASP Khartoum, Sudan

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OWASP Khartoum Open Session - Infrastructure Hardening

When: 25th May 2013 from 16:30 - 19:00

Who: Ali Hussein Ahmed

Ali Hussein is the Founder of OWASP Khartoum Local Chapter, Currently working as Information Security Senior Engineer at Sudatel Telecom Group , before joining sudatel he was working in Banan IT where he was responsible of designing/implementing InfoSec best practices for the company products (telecom solutions) , He has 4 years of experience in information security, His experience is in Application Security, Penetration Testing, Systems and Security Administration, He is a holder of dozen IT security Certifications including CEH, Security+, Cisco Certified Network Associate(CCNA), Cisco Certified Network Associate Security (CCNA:security), Information Security Foundation based on ISO/IEC 27002, Offensive Security Wireless Professional (OSWP), Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP)

Topic: Infrastructure Hardening

Abstract: A pure technical presentation on the best practices of hardening your Servers, Routers and Switches, All the hackers way, This will include Windows Platform, Linux Platform, IIS Servers, Apache Servers, FTP Servers, Mail Servers Hardening.

We will showcase number of Vulnerabilities and how to harden your systems against them, This will range from Microsoft Security Bulletin MS08 to Fighting Adobe zero days.

We will show number of very beneficial tools for systems/networks administrators, This include Microsoft MBSA, Attack surface Analyzer, Server Mask, OWASP Dirbuster, EMET and many many more.

This OWASP session raises awareness of the threat, Explains its workings, And leads the audience through the gamut of available protections.

Attendees will leave equipped with the necessary knowledge to protect their web applications as well as themselves against this underestimated attack.

Location: Sudan University of Science and Technology, Seminars Hall.

Previous OWASP Khartoum Conferences and Meetings

June,30 2012 meeting was an introduction to OWASP Top 10: A1: SQL injections manually and using automated tools. Presented by Ali Hussein and Mohammed Osman

July,14 2012 meeting was about OWASP Top 10: A2: Cross Site Scripting (XSS). Presented by Ayman Babiker

Aug,11 2012 meeting was about OWASP Top 10: A3: Broken Authentication and Session Management and A4: Insecure Direct Object References. Presented by Obay Osman

Sep,1 2012 meeting was about OWASP Top 10: A5: Cross Site Request Forgery (CSRF). Presented by Obay Osman

Sep,22 2012 meeting was about OWASP Top 10: A6: Security Misconfiguration. Presented by Ali Hussein

Dec,04 2012 meeting was about OWASP Top 10: A7+A8: Insecure Cryptographic Storage + Failure to Restrict URL Access. Presented by Mohammed Abdullah and Mohammed Al-Tayar

Dec,22 2012 meeting was about OWASP Top 10: A9: Insufficient Transport Layer Protection. Presented by Asim Jaweesh and Ali Hussein

JAN,14 2013 First Session about OWASP Top 10: A5: Cross-Site Request Forgery . Presented by Abdullah Ulber.

Mar, 23 3013 meeting was about Introduction to Computer Forensics in Digital Crimes. Presented by Ahmed Abbas

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