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Revision as of 08:06, 4 September 2008

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Time and Location

The OWASP Israel 2008 conference will be held on September 14th at the Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya from 8:30 to 17:00. This time we are raising the bar and will be holding a full day two tracks event. The tracks would be split according by level: a beginners track and an experts track.

You can find the IDC on Google map or use the instructions on the IDC web site. Signs at the Campus will lead you the conference halls.


The conference is free and open to all, but please register by sending an e-mail to me at ofer@shezaf.com. We need to know how many people will arrive in order to be prepared.


(Not final, minor changes and additions possible)

Title Presentation Copmany
.NET Framework rootkits - backdoors inside your Framework Erez Metula 2Bsecure
No More Signatures: Defending Web Applications from 0-Day Attacks with ModProfiler Using Traffic Profiling Ivan Ristic Breach
Trends in Web Hacking: What's hot in 2008 Ofer Shezaf Breach
Web Application Security and Search Engines – Beyond Google Hacking Amichai Shulman Imperva
GreenSQL - an open source database security gateway Yuli Stremovsky  
eVoting Dr. Alon Roser IDC
Black Box vs. White Box - pros and cons Adi Sharabani & Yinnon Haviv IBM
Testing the Tester – Measuring Quality of Security Testing Ofer Maor Hacktics
Achilles’ heel – Hacking Through Java Protocols Shai Chen Hacktics
Defending against Phishing without Client-side Code Prof. Amir Herzberg Bar Ilan Univeristy
Automated Crawling & Security Analysis of Flash/Flex based Web Applications Ronen Bachar IBM
Application Security - The code analysis way Maty Siman Checkmarx
AJAX - new technologies new threats Dr. David Movshovitz IDC
Korset: Code-based Intrusion Detection System for Linux Ohad Ben-Cohen  

Note that the Turbo Talk (Rump) Session is still open for submissions.

Call for participation

Being a community event, we are staring a call for involvement, which means it is the time to speak up if you want to:

The deadline for submissions for the rump session is Monday, September 8, 2008.
  • Call for sponsors
  • Help in organizing
  • Otherwise participate (plenty of time for that, but if you know you will come, speak up)

This is also a good time to raise other ideas you have regarding the conference. Many of you have been to previous conferences and have great ideas, so don't be shy and speak up.


The CFP is underway and the program would be published by mid August.

The people behind the conference

OWASP Israel is made by the people who contribute their time and brain to its success. The following people are working to ensure that OWASP Israel 2008 is a success.

If you feel that you also can contribute or have interesting ideas regarding the conference, don't hesitate to contact me.

Steering Committee

The steering committee includes prominent individuals in the field of information security and help set the program for the conference:

  • Adi Sharabani (IBM)
  • Dr. David Movshovitz (Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya)
  • Ofer Maor (Hacktics)
  • Ofer Shezaf (Breach Security)
  • Ory Segal (IBM)
  • Shay Zalalichin (ComSec)
  • Yossi Oren (Proxy Software Systems)

Organization Committee

The organization committee is in charge of making this all happen:

  • Dr. Anat Bremler-Barr (Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya)
  • Daniel Kallner
  • Ofer Shezaf (Breach Security)
  • Shay Shuker

~ Ofer Shezaf,Conference Chair