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OWASP Israel 2008 Conference David Movshovitz

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AJAX - new technologies new threats

The emerging of AJAX based application has raised a serious of security issues. Most of these issues are classical web application security issues, but the architecture of the AJAX application which are essentially a client-server applications over the web have raised new aspects that has to be considered and addressed when AJAX based application are developed. In the lecture we will discuss the AJAX based architecture and how it effect the application security, as well as countermeasures to mitigate the risk.


Dr. David Movshovitz is a software engineering and information security expert. Dr. Movshovitz served in Israeli Defense Forces for several years and headed a R&D team. He has earned important awards for professional excellence during his military service, including the Israeli Defense Award. After his departure from the military, Dr. Movshovitz has served as a R&D manager at Elscint Ltd., as a VP R&D at Algotec Systems Ltd., as a founder and CTO of NetAccess Ltd., as VP Product Development in Taldor Group, as a CTO and VP R&D of Magnifire Ltd. that was acquired by F5 Networks inc, as a VP Product Development in F5 Networks managing their development center in Israel, and was till recently VP Security Technologies in F5 Networks Inc. Dr. Movshovitz earned his doctorate in Physics from Bar-Ilan University.

David Movshovitz wide experience over the last 22 years enabled him to provide strategic recommendations, as well as tactical product, incident response and policy recommendation. David Movshovitz is teaching an academic course on Web-Application-Security in Inter Disciplinary Center (IDC) in Herzalia.