OWASP Israel 2008 Conference at the Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya (IDC)
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.
The conference is free and open to all, but please register by sending an e-mail to me at firstname.lastname@example.org. We need to know how many people will arrive in order to be prepared.
|8:30-9:00||Gathering and Socializing|
|9:00-9:15||Opening words by Ofer Shezaf, OWASP Israel founder|
|Room #1||Room #2|
|Management Track||Beginners Track|
|9:15-10:00|| Web Application Security and Search Engines – Beyond Google Hacking
Amichai Shulman, Imperva
| Application Security - The code analysis way|
Maty Siman, Checkmark
|10:00-10:45|| No More Signatures: Defending Web Applications from 0-Day Attacks with ModProfiler Using Traffic Profiling
Ivan Ristic, Breach Security
| Black Box vs. White Box - pros and cons|
Adi Sharabani & Yinnon Haviv, IBM
|11:00-11:45|| Trends in Web Hacking: What's hot in 2008
Ofer Shezaf, Breach Security
| AJAX - new technologies new threats|
Dr. David Movshovitz, IDC
|11:45-12:30|| Testing the Tester – Measuring Quality of Security Testing
Ofer Maor, Hacktics
| GreenSQL - an open source database security gateway|
|Advanced Technology Track||Practical Technology Track|
|13:15-14:00|| Cryptographic elections - how to
simultaneously achieve verifiability and privacy
Dr. Alon Rosen, IDC
| Defending against Phishing without Client-side Code|
Prof. Amir Herzberg, Bar-Ilan University
|14:00-14:45|| Achilles’ heel – Hacking Through Java Protocols
Shai Chen, Hacktics
| .NET Framework rootkits - backdoors inside your Framework |
Erez Metula, 2Bsecure
|15:00-15:45|| Automated Crawling & Security Analysis of Flash/Flex based Web Applications
Ronen Bachar, IBM
|15:45-16:30|| Korset: Code-based Intrusion Detection System for Linux
|To be announced|
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:
- Turbo Talk (Rump) Session - a new feature in this conference, consisting of a series of 5-minute talks.
- 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.
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)
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