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OWASP Israel 2008 Conference at the Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya (IDC)

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The OWASP Israel 2008 conference was held on September 14th at the Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya with 250 attendees. The agenda of the full day two track event can be found below.


8:30-9:00 Gathering and Socializing  
9:00-9:15 Opening words by Ofer Shezaf, OWASP Israel founder (download video)  
  Room #1 Room #2
  Management Track Fundamentals Track
9:15-10:00 Web Application Security and Search Engines – Beyond Google Hacking (ppt, video part 1, video part 2)
Amichai Shulman, Imperva
Application Security - The code analysis way (download ppt)
Maty Siman, Checkmark
10:00-10:45 No More Signatures: Defending Web Applications from 0-Day Attacks with ModProfiler Using Traffic Profiling (watch video, download video)
Ivan Ristic, Breach Security
Black Box vs. White Box - pros and cons (download ppt)
Adi Sharabani & Yinnon Haviv, IBM
10:45-11:00 Break
11:00-11:45 Trends in Web Hacking: What's hot in 2008 (ppt, watch video, download video)
Ofer Shezaf, Breach Security
AJAX - new technologies new threats (download ppt)
Dr. David Movshovitz, IDC
11:45-12:30 Testin g the Tester – Measuring Quality of Security Testing (ppt, download video)
Ofer Maor, Hacktics
GreenSQL - an open source database security gateway (download ppt)
Yuli Stremovsky
12:30-13:15 Lunch
  Advanced Technology Track Practical Technology Track
13:15-14:00 Achilles’ heel – Hacking Through Java Protocols (ppt, watch video, download video)
Shai Chen, Hacktics
Defending against Phishing without Client-side Code (ppt, watch video, download video)
Prof. Amir Herzberg, Bar-Ilan University
14:00-14:45 Cryptographic elections - how to simultaneously achieve verifiability and privacy (download pdf)
Dr. Alon Rosen, IDC
.NET Framework rootkits - backdoors inside your Framework (download ppt)
Erez Metula, 2Bsecure
14:45-15:00 Break
15:00-15:45 Automated Crawling & Security Analysis of Flash/Flex based Web Applications (download ppt)
Ronen Bachar, IBM
Korset: Code-based Intrusion Detection System for Linux (download pdf)
Ohad Ben-Cohen
15:45-16:30 Turbo talks (Rump Session), Currently scheduled presentations:
  • Yossi Oren, Automatic Patch-Based Exploit Generation (APEG) (download ppt)
  • Avi Weissman, Introduction to the Israeli Forum for Information Security (ISIF)
  • Robert Moskovitch, Detection of Unknown Malicious Code via Machine Learning (download pdf)
  • Yaniv Miron, Comsec, UTF7 XSS (download ppt)
  • Shay Zalalichin & Avi Douglen, Comsec, Breaking CAPTCHA Myths (download ppt)

Closing Words, Ofer Shezaf

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 2008 is a success.

If you feel that you also can contribute or have interesting ideas regarding the conference, don't hesitate to contact me.

Steering Committee

The steering committee includes prominent individuals in the field of information security and help set the program for the conference:

  • Adi Sharabani (IBM)
  • Dr. David Movshovitz (Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya)
  • Ofer Maor (Hacktics)
  • Ofer Shezaf (Breach Security)
  • Ory Segal (IBM)
  • Shay Zalalichin (ComSec)
  • Yossi Oren (Proxy Software Systems)

Organization Committee

The organization committee is in charge of making this all happen:

  • Dr. Anat Bremler-Barr (Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya)
  • Neer Roggel, the technion
  • Shay Shuker
  • Ofer Shezaf (Breach Security)

~ Ofer Shezaf,Conference Chair
[email protected]