OWASP AppSec Europe 2007 - Italy

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We are in the initial planning stages for the next OWASP Europe conference, which we plan to hold in Italy in May 2007.

Conference Location

This year's OWASP AppSec conference in Europe is going to be held in Milan, Italy from May 15th-17th. The exact venue is still being negotiated but should be confirmed before the end of February.

Training Day: May 15th

Main Conference: May 16th-17th

Agenda and Presentations - May 16th-17th

The agenda will follow the (current) standard OWASP conference format of two tracks, with opening keynotes and presentations in the main auditorium, split tracks in the middle of the day, and closing presentations back in the main auditorium both days.

This conference will include presentations from many different OWASP contributors and leading Application Security professionals, and will include one panel each day.

Training Day: Monday - May 15th

OWASP has arranged several Application Security one-day training courses which are offered on October 16th, the day prior to the conference. More information about the first tutorial is available here: The Foundations of Web Application Security. This course provides a great introduction for conference attendees into the fundamental security issues that are highly prevalent in today's Web Applications. The prevalence of such vulnerabilities is why OWASP was formed to raise awareness of and help organizations and individuals eliminate such vulnerabilities from their application code.

OWASP has also arranged for a second one-day training course on Web Services Security. Information on this course is available here: Web Services Security. The movement towards Web Services and Service Oriented architecture (SOA) paradigms requires new security paradigms to deal with new risks posed by these architectures. This session takes a pragmatic approach towards identifying Web Services security risks and selecting and applying countermeasures to the application, code, web servers, databases, application, and identity servers and related software.

A third course is now also available: Advanced Asp.Net Exploits and Countermeasures - In this course, you will push ASP.NET to the limit and will be shown how ASP.NET applications and environments can be exploited by skilled attackers.

Conference Sponsors

The following organizations are sponsors for this conference. If you are interested in sponsoring either of the 2007 OWASP conferences, please contact OWASP at: conferences 'at' owasp.org.


More information about conference sponsorship is available here.