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AppSec Israel 2015

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The annual OWASP AppSec Israel Conference is the largest conference in Israel for application security, and regularly draws over hundreds of participants. Over 550 people attended this year!

AppSecIL is not just for security experts! It is also for developers, managers, QA, and anyone else involved with building, managing, programming, testing, deploying or securing any type of software, website, mobile app, or other type of application.

If you are responsible for, or involved with:

  • web security
  • devops security
  • cloud security
  • mobile security
  • application security

... you should join us at AppSecIL!

AppSec Israel 2015 included dual lecture tracks from an amazing group of speakers, in addition to a sponsors display area for vendors of products and services of interest to Application Security professionals and developers.

All the talks at the Conference were recorded, and are available online.

A collection of photos from the event.

Location and Time

The annual OWASP AppSec Israel 2015 conference was held this year in The College of Management (Michlala l’Minhal), in Rishon LeZion, on Tuesday, October 13th, 2015, between 9:00 and 17:30.

The address is Eli Weisel 2, Rishon LeZiyon. There is plenty of parking available, entrance is via gate 4.

For directions and public transportation options, please see the information at this link:

Please use the #AppSecIL hashtag on Twitter.


The AppSec Israel conference is being sponsored by:

Platinum Sponsor

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Gold Sponsors

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OWASP IL Sponsors Imperva.png        GRSEEIL.jpg        Checkmarx.jpg       

Silver Sponsors

AppSecLabsIL.png     Komodo.png     BGU IL.png     Manageware.png     Black Duck Logo.jpg     See-Security College.jpg    

Community Supporters

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Attending the conference is free of charge, however advance registration is required.

If you are planning on attending the conference - please register now! Registration page is at

From there you will also be able to sign up at, to view the conference schedule interactively, add sessions to your personal calendar, and other features.

OWASP AppSec Israel 2015


See detailed list of talks here, slidedecks are also available. Please note that some of the talks will be given in English, and some in Hebrew. Please check the details of each session to know in which language it will be.

The full schedule can be seen and subscribed to here.

Keynote Address: Jeremiah Grossman, Founder, WhiteHat Security

The Rebellious Teenage Years: 15 years of Web Security

  • Shai Yanovski, Security Product Manager, Check Point

Certifi-gate - Front Door Access to Pwning hundreds of Millions of Androids Devices - the aftermath.

  • Hemi Leibowitz, Cyber Security Researcher at Bar Ilan University and a lecturer at the College of Management

Cross-Site Search Attacks

  • Moshe Ferber, Chairman, Cloud Security Alliance Israel

From zero to secure in 1 minute

  • Amit Ashbel, AppSec Strategist at Checkmarx

Game of Hacks: Play, Hack & Track

  • Erez Metula, Application Security Expert, Chairman of AppSec Labs, and Israel Chorzevski, CTO, AppSec Labs

Internet of Things (IOT) Insecurity

  • Sagie Dulce, ADC TL, Imperva

Man in the Cloud Attack

  • Roee Hay, X-Force Application Security Research Team Lead

One Class to Rule Them All: Deserialization Vulnerabilities in Android

  • Ofer Maor, Director of Security Strategy, Synopsys

Security Automation in the Agile SDLC - Real World Cases

  • Helen Bravo, Product Management Director at Checkmarx

The Node.js Highway: Attacks are at Full Throttle

  • Yossi Oren, Senior Lecturer at the Department of Information Systems Engineering, Ben Gurion University

The Spy in the Sandbox: Practical Cache Attacks in Javascript and their Implications

  • Daniel Liber, R&D Security Leader, CyberArk

Theories of Agile, Fails of Security

  • Netanel Rubin, Senior Vulnerability Researcher, PerimeterX

Too Big to Fail - Breaking WordPress Core

  • Yair Amit, CTO & Co-Founder of Skycure

Why Are Hackers Winning the Mobile Malware Battle

  • Yaniv Balmas, Security Researcher, Check Point Software Technologies

0x3E9 Ways to DIE


Whether you have a product to showcase, or you are recruiting, sponsoring the OWASP AppSec Israel event gets you the right exposure. This year we are expecting well over 500 attendees, including security professionals, developers, managers, and more.

Sponsorship also helps support the OWASP community, and ensures that we can keep on making our conferences better and better. Sponsorship fees are intended to cover the costs of the conference. Since the conference is open to all and free of charge to attend, we need your support to enable us to put on a great conference.

Last year, we updated our sponsorship tiers, and we are now offering Silver, Gold and Platinum sponsorship levels. There is also a cost-effective “Community Supporter” option for non-profits, government offices, small startups, and such. For more details on the available sponsorship options please see the Sponsorship page.

For more details and to confirm your sponsorship, please contact Ofer Maor.

OWASP AppSec Israel 2015

The people behind the conference

OWASP AppSec Israel is made by the people who contribute their time and brains to its success. The following people are working to ensure that OWASP AppSec Israel 2015 is a success. If you feel that you also can contribute or have interesting ideas regarding the conference, please don't hesitate to contact me directly (Douglen at Hotmail dot com).


  • Avi Douglen (Independent)
  • Or Katz (Akamai)
  • Ofer Maor (Quotium)
  • Erez Metula (AppSec Labs)
  • Hemed Gur Ary (Amdocs)