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Amro AlOlaqi joined OWASP back in 2008. ( My old user account: https://www.owasp.org/index.php/User:Amro )
 
Amro AlOlaqi joined OWASP back in 2008. ( My old user account: https://www.owasp.org/index.php/User:Amro )
  
Amro currently works as a Sr. Consultant at Verizon (Threat & Vulnerability). Prior joining Verizon, Amro worked for BAE Systems, Saudi Aramco, IS, and Red Hat, he has more than 8 years of experience in Information security. He started his professional career at early age, since then, he engaged the field of UNIX/Linux engineering and systems’ security.  He carried out penetration tests, application , vulnerability assessments and security audits for prestigious organizations. Moreover, his expertise extends across industry verticals, security technologies plus hacking tools and techniques. Amro hold well-recognized international certifications such as CISSP, GCIH, GHTQ, ECSA/LPT, CEH, CHFI, RHCE, SCSA, Linux+, LPIC1/2 SCSECA, and Certified ISO 27001 LA/LI
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Amro currently works as a Sr. Consultant at Verizon (Threat & Vulnerability). Prior joining Verizon, Amro worked for BAE Systems, Saudi Aramco, IS, and Red Hat, he has more than 8 years of experience in Information security. He started his professional career at early age, since then, he engaged the field of UNIX/Linux engineering and systems’ security.  He carried out penetration tests, application , vulnerability assessments and security audits for prestigious organizations. Moreover, his expertise extends across industry verticals, security technologies plus hacking tools and techniques. Amro hold well-recognized international certifications such as CISSP, GCIH, GHTQ, LPT, CEH, CHFI, RHCE, SCSA, Linux+, LPIC1/2 SCSECA, and Certified ISO 27001 LA/LI
  
  
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* Contributor: OWASP Zed Attack Proxy Project
 
* Contributor: OWASP Zed Attack Proxy Project
 
* Volunteer: OWASP Periodic Table of Vulnerabilities
 
* Volunteer: OWASP Periodic Table of Vulnerabilities
* OWASP AppSec USA 2013 - Volunteer.
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* Volunteer: OWASP AppSec USA 2013.
*Speaker: OWASP Testing Guide at OWASP - Saudi.
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*Speaker: Web App Critical Vulnerabilities and OWASP's ESAPI at The Cyber Information Security Summit - UAE
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*Speaker: OWASP The Power of Code Review,  Netherlands
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*Speaker: Web Application Security and OWASP top 10 at ISACA Jeddah – Saudi
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*Speaker: Application Security and OWASP  at i-safe – UAE
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* Speaker: OWASP's introduction and projects at the open university - Saudi
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'''''Media Interaction'''''
 
'''''Media Interaction'''''
  
Appeared in 13 TV shows, some of which in the biggest news channels in the Middle East.
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*Appeared in 13 TV shows, some of which in the biggest news channels in the Middle East.
Published +20 newspaper articles to increase the public awareness about Information Security.
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*Published +20 newspaper articles to increase the public awareness about Information Security.
  
 
After my humble interaction with the Middle East media, I shifted my interest and focus to increase the Application Security awareness among business corporates and GCC governments. Please refer to Public Speaking for more information.
 
After my humble interaction with the Middle East media, I shifted my interest and focus to increase the Application Security awareness among business corporates and GCC governments. Please refer to Public Speaking for more information.
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*Speaker: Ethical Hacking and penetration testing at Microsoft Open Doors – Saudi.
 
*Speaker: Ethical Hacking and penetration testing at Microsoft Open Doors – Saudi.
 
*Speaker: Ethical Hacking and penetration testing at Microsoft Open Doors – Saudi.
 
*Speaker: Ethical Hacking and penetration testing at Microsoft Open Doors – Saudi.
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*Speaker: OWASP Testing Guide at OWASP - Saudi.
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*Speaker: Web App Critical Vulnerabilities and OWASP's ESAPI at The Cyber Information Security Summit - UAE
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*Speaker: OWASP The Power of Code Review,  Netherlands
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*Speaker: Web Application Security and OWASP top 10 at ISACA Jeddah – Saudi
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*Speaker: Application Security and OWASP  at i-safe – UAE
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* Speaker: OWASP's introduction and projects at the open university - Saudi
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'''Get in touch with me. https://twitter.com/Amro_AlOlaqi LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/in/iamro'''

Revision as of 12:29, 22 April 2013

Amro AlOlaqi joined OWASP back in 2008. ( My old user account: https://www.owasp.org/index.php/User:Amro )

Amro currently works as a Sr. Consultant at Verizon (Threat & Vulnerability). Prior joining Verizon, Amro worked for BAE Systems, Saudi Aramco, IS, and Red Hat, he has more than 8 years of experience in Information security. He started his professional career at early age, since then, he engaged the field of UNIX/Linux engineering and systems’ security. He carried out penetration tests, application , vulnerability assessments and security audits for prestigious organizations. Moreover, his expertise extends across industry verticals, security technologies plus hacking tools and techniques. Amro hold well-recognized international certifications such as CISSP, GCIH, GHTQ, LPT, CEH, CHFI, RHCE, SCSA, Linux+, LPIC1/2 SCSECA, and Certified ISO 27001 LA/LI


OWASP Involvement

  • Chapter leader: Saudi Arabia
  • Chapter leader: Untied Arab Emirates
  • Contributor: OWASP Testing Guide v4
  • Contributor: OWASP Zed Attack Proxy Project
  • Volunteer: OWASP Periodic Table of Vulnerabilities
  • Volunteer: OWASP AppSec USA 2013.


Media Interaction

  • Appeared in 13 TV shows, some of which in the biggest news channels in the Middle East.
  • Published +20 newspaper articles to increase the public awareness about Information Security.

After my humble interaction with the Middle East media, I shifted my interest and focus to increase the Application Security awareness among business corporates and GCC governments. Please refer to Public Speaking for more information.


Public Speaking

  • Speaker: IDC's IT Security Roadshow - Dubai
  • Speaker: Ethical Hacking at the ‘Compliance and Beyond’ - Saudi.
  • Speaker: Web Application Security at F5 - Saudi.
  • Speaker: Information Security Awareness at Arabou University - Saudi.
  • Speaker: Threat Modeling and Penetration test at IT for Government - UAE
  • Speaker: Ethical Hacking and penetration testing at Microsoft Open Doors – Saudi.
  • Speaker: Ethical Hacking and penetration testing at Microsoft Open Doors – Saudi.
  • Speaker: OWASP Testing Guide at OWASP - Saudi.
  • Speaker: Web App Critical Vulnerabilities and OWASP's ESAPI at The Cyber Information Security Summit - UAE
  • Speaker: OWASP The Power of Code Review, Netherlands
  • Speaker: Web Application Security and OWASP top 10 at ISACA Jeddah – Saudi
  • Speaker: Application Security and OWASP at i-safe – UAE
  • Speaker: OWASP's introduction and projects at the open university - Saudi

Get in touch with me. https://twitter.com/Amro_AlOlaqi LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/in/iamro