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

But AppSecIL is not just for security experts!

Aimed at developers, testers, architects, product designers, and managers - anyone involved with the software lifecycle is welcome, regardless of type of software, website, mobile app, or any other type of application.

If you are responsible for, or involved with:

  • web security
  • devops security
  • cloud security
  • mobile security
  • application security
  • software development
  • quality assurance
  • software maintenance or operations

... you should join us at AppSecIL!

AppSec Israel 2016 will have two lecture tracks from an amazing group of speakers. We will also host a sponsors pavilion for products and services relevant to application security and developers.

Location and Time

The annual OWASP AppSec Israel 2016 conference will be held this year in The College of Management (Michlala l’Minhal), in Rishon LeZion (about 20 minutes south of Tel Aviv), on Monday, September 19th, 2016, from 9AM to 6PM.

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.

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The AppSec Israel conference is proudly being sponsored by:

Platinum Sponsors

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Gold Sponsors

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Silver Sponsors

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Community Supporters

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A La Carte Sponsorships

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Volunteer T-Shirts
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Capture the Flag
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Thanks to our generous sponsors, attending the conference is free of charge. However, advance registration is required.

Please register here: .

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.

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

New this year is a Capture the Flag session, organized and sponsored by Komodo Consulting: click here for details.

The full schedule can be seen and subscribed to here.

  • Tomer Cohen, Head of R&D security,

Bot Extension - Abusing Google Chrome Extensions for Bot Attacks

  • Amit Ashbel, Director of Product Marketing & Cyber Security Evangelist, Checkmarx

     Erez Yalon, Application Security Lead, Checkmarx

Could a few lines of code <F!#ck> it all up??

  • Amit Klein, VP Security Research, SafeBreach

Crippling HTTPS with unholy PAC

  • Martin Knobloch, Principal Consultant, Nixu

Don't Feed the Hippos!

  • Nadav Avital, Application Security Research Team Leader, Imperva, and

     Noam Mazor, Security Research Engineer, Imperva

Hacking HTTP/2 - New attacks on the Internet’s Next Generation Foundation

  • Erez Metula, Application Security Expert, AppSec Labs (Founder)

Hacking The IoT (Internet of Things) - PenTesting RF Operated Devices

  • Elena Kravchenko, ADM BU Security Lead Security & Trust Office, HPE Software, and

     Efrat Wasserman, ADM Senior Program manager SRL, HPE Software

Integrating Security in Agile projects (real case study)

  • Tal Melamed, Technical Leader, AppSec Labs

Java Hurdling: Obstacles and Techniques in Java Client Penetration-testing

  • Eli Greenbaum, Partner, Yigal Arnon & Co.

Law and the Israeli Cybersecurity Industry

  • Liran Tal, R&D Team Leader, Hewlett Packard Enterprise

NodeJS Security Done Right​ - The tips and tricks they won’t teach you in school​

  • Tamir Shavro, Seeker R&D Manager, Synopsys

Putting the "I" in Code Review - Turning Code Review Interactive

  • Ofer Maor, Director of Security Strategy, Synopsys

Signoff or Sign-Out

  • Or Katz, Principal Security Researcher, Akamai

The Dark Side of Search Engine Optimization

  • Dr. Nethanel Gelernter, Cyberpion & The College of Management Academic Studies

The Threat of Advanced Cross-Site Search Attacks

  • Shay Chen, CEO, Effective Security

The Unwanted Sons - Formalizing and Demonstrating WAF Bypass Methods for the REST of the Top 10

  • Yair Amit, CTO & Co-founder, Skycure

The Ways Hackers Are Taking To Win The Mobile Malware Battle


Whether you have a product to showcase, offering a service, or you are recruiting, sponsoring the OWASP AppSec Israel event gets you the right exposure. This year we are expecting well over 600 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.

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 Conference Sponsorship page.

For more details and to confirm your sponsorship, please contact Or Katz.

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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 is a success. If you feel that you also can contribute or have interesting ideas regarding the conference, please don't hesitate to contact AviD directly.


  • Avi Douglen (Independent)
  • Or Katz (Akamai)
  • Ofer Maor (Synopsys)
  • Erez Metula (AppSec Labs)
  • Hemed Gur Ary (Amdocs)
  • Dr. Yossi Oren (Ben Gurion University)