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OWASP Ireland-Limerick

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OWASP Ireland-Limerick Board

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OWASP Ireland Limerick 2011 Meetings

Next Meeting

When: 12/10/2011 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Where: Limerick City Council, City Hall, Merchants Quay

This free event is open to all participants with an interest in application security. Registration is currently closed.

For ISACA and (ISC)² members: This event qualifies for free CPE credits/hours.


Title: OWASP Limerick - introduction, objectives, meeting agenda
Download: Meeting Agenda

19:00 - 19:45
Title: Introduction to OWASP Top 10 Security Risks - presented by Marian Ventuneac
Abstract: This presentation will review the OWASP Top 10 Security Risks (2010 edition) and how it can be effectively used to assess and strengthen application security.
Presenter: Marian Ventuneac
Download: OWASP Top 10 presentation

19:50 - 20:00
Title: European Data Protection Act - presented by Ger O’Mahony
Abstract: This presentation will focus on IT Governance and Data Protection Act requirements. An overview of DPA will be provided to help in assessing your organisations level of compliance.
Presenter: Ger O'Mahony is the IT Process and Control Manager for Genworth Financial and he has been working in IT Governance for the past 7 years. In his distant past, Ger worked in the areas of software development and financial control.
Download: EU Data Protection Act

20:05 - 20:45
Title: Practical Penetration Testing with Burp Suite - presented by Máirtín O'Sullivan
Abstract: Máirtín will introduce the Burp Suite, demo the key functionality that the tool provides (both in the free and pro editions) and explain how both inexperienced and experienced application penetration testers can get the most out of the tool. This session will be a practical demonstration of the tool against sample vulnerable web applications.
Presenter: Máirtín O'Sullivan is a Consultancy Team Lead within Espion Group and has over eight years of information security experience. Máirtín has performed over a hundred application penetration tests and has recently been responsible for the implementation of a secure software development lifecycle within an organisation of over twelve hundred developers. Download: Practical Penetration Testing with Burp Suite

OWASP Limerick Chapter Raffle: Two sponsored application security books are available for this event.


Past Events

2011 Meetings