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OWASP Israel 2011

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Location and Time

The 2011 annual OWASP Israel conference was held at the Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya (IDC) on September 15th in the Efi Arazi school of computer science.
The conference in numbers: Over 350 attendees, 16 sponsors, 12 booths, and 14 excellent lectures.

Photos from the conference can be found here

The conference was sponsored by:

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For further details contact Ofer Maor (ofer.maor at


OWASP Israel 2011 was FREE!

Early registration was, however, required. YOU MUST REGISTER TO GUARANTEE YOUR ADMISSION.

While attending the conference is free, we urge you to take this opportunity to become an OWASP Member, supporting the OWASP cause and gaining additional benefits.


08:30-09:00 Registration, Gathering and Socializing
09:00-09:30 Opening Words (Presentation)

Ofer Maor - Chairman, OWASP Israel; Global Membership Committee, OWASP

09:30-10:10 Keynote

Composite Applications Over Hybrid Clouds – Enterprise Security Challenges of the IT Supply Chain
Dr. Ethan Hadar, Senior Vice President Corporate Technical Strategy, CA

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10:15-11:00 Finding Security in Misery of Others (Presentation)

Amichai Shulman, CTO, Imperva

Temporal Session Race Conditions (Presentation)

Shay Chen, CTO, Hacktics Advanced Security Center, Ernst & Young

11:00-11:15 Coffee Break
11:15-12:00 Building an Effective SDLC Program - Case Study (Presentation)

Guy Bejerano, CSO, Liveperson
Ofer Maor, CTO, Seeker Security

Space-Time Tradeoffs in Software-Based Deep Packet Inspection (Presentation)

Yotam Harchol, IDC

12:00-12:45 All Your Mobile Applications Are Belong to Us (Presentation)

Itzik Kotler, CTO, Security Art

Glass Box Testing - Thinking Inside the Box (Presentation)

Omri Weisman, Manager, Security Research Group, IBM

12:45-13:45 Lunch Break
13:45-14:30 CMS And Other Giants - The Nightmare of AppSec Testing (Presentation)

Irene Abezgauz, Product Manager, Seeker Security

Agile + SDL – Concepts and Misconceptions (Presentation)

Avi Douglen, Security Architect, Aware Security
Nir Bregman, Senior Project Manager, HP Software

14:30-15:15 When Crypto Goes Wrong (Presentation)

Erez Metula, Founder, AppSec Labs

Advanced Techniques & Tools for Testing Binary Protocols (Presentation)

Chilik Tamir, Information Security Architect, AppSec Labs

15:15-15:30 Coffee Break
15:30-16:15 Security Testing of RESTful Services (Presentation)

Ofer Shezaf, Head of AppSec Research, HP
Eyal Fingold, Senior Security Developer, HP

Hey, What’s your App doing on my (Smart)Phone? (Presentation)

Shay Zalalichin, CTO, Comsec Consulting

16:15-17:00 The Bank Job II (Presentation)

Adi Sharabani, Cross-Rational Security Strategy and Architecture, IBM

17:00-17:05 End Notes  

Ofer Maor - Chairman, OWASP Israel; Global Membership Committee, OWASP

The people behind the conference

OWASP Israel is made by the people who contribute their time and brain to its success. The following people are working to ensure that OWASP Israel 2011 is a success. If you feel that you also can contribute or have interesting ideas regarding the conference, don't hesitate to contact me.


  • Adi Sharabani (IBM)
  • Dr. Anat Bremler-Barr (Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya)
  • Avi Douglen (Aware Security)
  • Ofer Maor (Seeker Security)
  • Ofer Shezaf (HP)
  • Or Katz (F5)