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OWASP Israel 2013

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Location and Time

The 2013 annual OWASP AppSec Israel conference was held at the Interdisciplinary Center in Herzliya (IDC) on October 1st, in the Efi Arazi school of Computer Science. With well over 450 participants, it was a huge and impressive success!

Thanks for participation in the event. Use the presentations info page to download presentations.

The conference is sponsored by:

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 OWASP_IL_Sponsors_Imperva.png  TrusteerIL.png  Akamai_logoIL.gif
 AppSecLabsIL.png  Checkmarx.jpg  GRSEEIL.jpg
  Komodo-small.jpg   Comsec_consulting.jpg  

For further details contact Avi Douglen (douglen at


8:30 - 9:00 Registration, Gathering & Networking
9:00 - 9:30 Opening Words

Ofer Maor - Chairman, OWASP Israel; Global Membership Committee, OWASP
Dr. Anat Bremler-Barr, Efi Arazi School of Computer Science, IDC

9:30 - 10:10 Keynote

Why Are Investors Excited About Cyber Security Startups, Again?
Ron Moritz, Consigliere on Venture Strategies, Issues and Trends

10:15 - 11:00 Evolution of online banking attack techniques

Amit Klein, CTO, Trusteer

11:00 - 11:15 Coffee Break
  Track #1 Track #2
11:15 - 12:00 Get Ready for the Next Big Wave of Attacks:
Hacking of Leading CMS Systems

Maty Siman, CTO, Checkmarx

STDD - The protection you REALLY need

Nir Valtman, R&D CSO, Retalix
Alex Linder, Solution Architect, Retalix

12:00 - 12:30 Utilizing Popular Websites for Malicious Purposes Using RDI

Daniel Chechik, Security Researcher, Trustwave SpiderLabs
Anat Davidi, Security Researcher, Trustwave SpiderLabs

Spam, Death Threats, and Other Abuses of Online Communities

Avi Douglen, Security Architect, Independent

12:30 - 13:30 Lunch Break
13:30 - 14:15 Invisibility Purge -
Manipulating Properties Of Invisible & Dormant Asp.Net Controls

Shay Chen, CTO, Ernst & Young (Hacktics)

Delivering Security in Continuous Delivery Environment

Yaniv Simsolo, Senior Consultant, Comsec Consulting

14:15 - 15:00 The ReFrameworker Android runtime manipulator –
Pentesting Android apps like a king

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

Designing a national defense strategy
for DDoS applications and volume attacks

Mirit Kagarlitsky, Head of System Analysis, Israeli National Cyber Bureau

15:00 - 15:15 Coffee Break
15:15 - 16:00 A Game of Pwns:
Pwning iPhone application security assessment using the iNalyzer framework

Chilik Tamir, Chief Scientist, AppSec Labs

Enhancing Web Application Defense Using Big Data

Or Katz, Principal Security Researcher, Akamai Technologies

16:00 - 16:30 Automatic trust based segregation for content providers on mobile devices

Oren Poleg, IDC

From Obscurity to Pop Culture - Evolution of Application Security

Irene Abezgauz, VP Product Management, Quotium

16:30 - 17:00 Your mobile device in the service of the malicious hacker (Live Demo)

Adi Sharabani, CEO, Skycure

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 2013 is a success. If you feel that you also can contribute or have interesting ideas regarding the conference, don't hesitate to contact me.


  • Avi Douglen (Independent)
  • Or Katz (Akamai)
  • Ory Segal (Akamai)
  • Ofer Maor (Quotium)
  • Itzik Kotler (Independent)
  • Dr. Anat Bremler-Barr (Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya)