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Presentation Syria - Damascus
6th ICT Security Forum
Application Security and OWASP top ten presentation
prepared and preseted by Talal AlBasha
Date: 12 - 13 October 2010 link [1]
Everyone is welcome to join us at our chapter meetings.

Arabic Translation Arabic translation for OWASP newsletter July 2010

Arabic Translation Arabic translation for OWASP newsletter September 2010

Presentation Lebanon - Beirut
Payment Risk Forum - Beirut 2011
OWASP top ten & Payment Application Security presentation
prepared and preseted by Talal AlBasha
Date: 11 - 12 April 2011 link [4]
Description: The Payment Risk Forum is designed for card payments and IT experts focused on managing and implementing payment systems. The forum covers key industry developments from both management and technical perspectives, also covered are guidelines on industry payment products (mobile, pre-paid, e-payments, POS, ATM, etc...) as well as standardisation and best practices including PCI DSS, PTS, PA DSS amongst others. Particular emphasis is placed on EMV migration and adopting best practices such as Encryption and Tokenisation. Delegates who attend this forum will find many myths dispelled and be equipped with clear and practical guidance.

Confirmed attendees include...

Ramzi Hamadeh, Senior Director - Head of Payment Systems Department, Banque du Liban

Malak Hasna, Chargeback & Fraud Management Department Manager and AML Compliance Officer CSC (CreditCard Services Co.)

Talal AlBasha, OWASP Syria Chapter Leader

Issam Khatib, Vice President, Card Systems s.a.r.l.

Lucas Allen, Managing Director, LiquidNexxus Limited

Tony Chebli, Head of Information Security, Credit Libanais

Mais Abul Ghanam, Project Manager, Group Regulatory Compliance, "Bank" (Jordan)

Simon Padgett, Group Risk & Internal Audit Manager, Al Fahim Group (ACFE UAE)

Hossam M. Abd El-Rahman, Managing Partner - Head of Compliance & Financial Crime Department Allied Compliance Consultants “ACC”

Everyone is welcome to join us at our chapter meetings.