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OWASP Qatar Chapter is pleased to announce its second meeting of this year on Thursday, 27th June at ictQATAR Building, Al-Nasr Tower- B, Mezzanine Floor.
In web application security, what is worse than insecure sessions? The lack of session management and securing web sessions could dramatically impact the security of any website.
In the upcoming meeting, Session Management threats, SSL/TLS Certificates, Credential management, and other aspects will be presented by our distinguished speakers. Most common vulnerabilities in securing sessions that are seen in the wild will be highlighted as well with tips and recommendations to avoid them in your web servers. Whether you are a web developer in profession, or an individual owning your own web server, you don’t want to miss the opportunity on how to secure your web server from session management threats.
Moreover, we will discuss the new OWASP Top 10 (2013) release. Is there any dramatic change than 2010? You will get the chance to figure that out.
We’re looking forward to greeting new and active members at June 2013’s OWASP meeting, and we anticipate the lively discussions that will result in improving the security of application software in Qatar.
Date: Thursday, 27th June 2013
Time: 10 AM- 12 PM
Location: ictQATAR Building, Al-Nasr Tower- B, Mezzanine Floor
For registration and viewing the agenda, please find this URL: http://owaspqatar-jun2013.eventbrite.com
March 2013: The first meeting of 2013 was held on 19th Mar 2013 at ictQATAR, Al- Nasser Tower- B, 3rd Floor. Topic of Discussion: "GIA Policy- An Introduction for the Developer community”. given by: Samir Pawaskar, Policy and Compliance Section Manager at ictQatar
December 2013: December 2013 meeting was held on 23rd December 2012 at ictQATAR, Al- Nasser Tower- B, Mezzanine floor. Topic of discussion : "Implementing a comprehensive application security program”. By Taufiq Ali Sunasra, Network Intelligence (NII). The meeting was followed by 3-day course: "Advanced Web Application Security"
September 2012: Fall 2012 Qatar OWASP Forum was held on Thursday, 20 September at the W Doha Hotel and Residences. Speakers:
Jason Lam, Senior Security Analyst - SANS Institute. “Defending Web Applications: Going Back to First Principles”
Thierry Sans, Assistant Professor - Carnegie Mellon University-Qatar,. “You have installed what?”
Firosh Ummer -Paladion. "Application Security Trends: Leanings from the trenches"
K K Mookhey -Network Intelligence. "From SQL Injection to Pwning the Enterprise"
February 2012 OWASP Qatar Chapter meeting was held on 20th February,2012 at Qatar University. This meeting was followed by 2-day course "Assessing and Exploiting Web Applications with Samurai-WTF" given by: Justin Searle.
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