OWASP New Zealand Day 2009

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OWASP New Zealand Day 2009



OWASP-Day Sponsors

Platinum Sponsors:

Gold Sponsors:


Introduction

Welcome to the OWASP New Zealand for 2009.


Venue Location:

University of Auckland - City Campus
Building: Owen G Glenn Building
Room: OGGB 260-073 (OGGB4)
Address: Wynyard Street
Auckland
New Zealand
Map

REGISTRATION:

The conference is open to all attendees for free but it requires (mandatory) registration. In order to guarantee a well organised event, the unregistered attendees will not be allowed to access the conference.

To register at the conference, please click the registration button below:

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OWASP New Zealand Day - Conference Schedule

08:30

Registration

09:00
Welcome/Introduction
09:15
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10:00
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10:45
Coffe Break
11:15
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12:00
Lunch Break
13:00
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13:45
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14:30
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15:15
Snack Break
15:45
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16:30
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17:15
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18:00
Conclusion


Goals and Topics:

The OWASP Days have always offered a forum for discussion and exchange of ideas among researchers and practitioners who present their experiences and discuss issues related to Web Application Security from a higher level to a technical point of view.

Conference topics include, but are not limited to:

  • OWASP Project Presentation (i.e Tool Updates/Project Status etc)
  • Threat modelling of web applications
  • Privacy Concerns with Applications and Data Storage
  • Vulnerability analysis of web applications (code review, pentest, static analysis, scanning)
  • Baseline or Metrics for Application Security
  • Countermeasures for web application vulnerabilities
  • Web application security
  • Platform or language (e.g. Java, .NET) security features that help secure web applications
  • Secure application development
  • How to use databases securely in web applications
  • Security of Service Oriented Architectures
  • Access control in web applications
  • Web services security
  • Browser security


Conference structure and schedule:

OWASP New Zealand Day 2009 will be all day Conference. The conference aims to provide a workshop-like atmosphere in which contributions can be presented and then time is allowed for constructive discussion of their results and processes.

It will be structured in two parallel streams.

During the conference two coffee breaks (one in the morning and one in the afternoon) and the lunch are in program. These might be offered by the sponsors.

The detailed agenda of the conference will be available on the web site before the event.


Call For Sponsorships (OPEN):

The aims of OWASP - New Zealand community is to guarantee access to the conference for free in order to allow for wide participation and empower the community itself. As so the OWASP - New Zealand community encourages Industries, Research Institutions and Individuals to sponsor their activities and events. Three types of sponsorships are available:

  • Silver sponsorship: tbd.
  • Gold sponsorship: tbd.
  • Platinum Sponsorship: tbd.
funds to OWASP earmarked for OWASP New Zealand Day 2009.

Those who are interested in sponsoring OSWAP New Zealand 2009 Conference can contact the OWASP New Zealand Board:
E-mail: robertoslATowasp.org

Call for Paper (OPEN) and review process:

OWASP solicit contributions on the above topics, or general matters of interest to the community. Those who are interested in participating as speakers to the conference can submit an abstract of the speech to the OWASP New Zealand Board by email at: robertosl <at> owasp.org
The email subject must be “OWASP New Zealand 2009: CFP” and the email body must contains the following information/sections:

  • Name and Surname
  • Affiliation
  • Address
  • Telephone number
  • email address
  • list of the author’s previous papers/articles/speeches on the same topics
  • Title of the contribution
  • Type of contribution: Technical or Informative
  • Abstract (max one A4 style page)
  • Why the contribution is relevant for OWASP New Zealand 2009

The submission will be reviewed by the OWASP New Zealand Board and the 7-8 most interesting ones will be selected and invited for presentation

Important dates

  • Contributions submission deadline: 5th June 2009
  • Registration deadline: 20th June 2009
  • Conference Agenda due: 20th June 2009
  • Conference date: 13th July 2009


OWASP New Zealand Day 2009 Organising Committees:

  • Roberto Suggi Liverani – OWASP New Zealand Leader
  • Rob Munro – OWASP New Zealand Evangelist
  • Alexandre Medarov – ICT Risk Manager - University of Auckland
  • Lech Janczewski - Associate Professor - University of Auckland