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OWASP NYC AppSec 2008 - September 22th-25th 2008

Last Update: 06/18/2008 In association with: WASC, NYM InfraGard, AITGlobal, NYC PHP, NYCBUG, ISACA, ISSA and Pace University you're invited to (2) days of Seminars and Technology Pavilion from the world's best application security technology minds, (2) days of hardcore hands-on training, all held at Pace University, located in downtown New York City at One Pace Plaza New York, NY 10038. Event Fees: $300 for 2 days of seminars, $675 for 1-day training classes and $1,350 for 2-day courses. Register.gif - do you want to preview the event space Click Here

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OWASP NYC AppSec 2008 Conference Schedule – Sept 24th - Sept 25th

Day 1 – Sept 24th, 2008
Track 1: Track 2: Track 3:
08:00-09:30 Registration Opens and Tech Expo
09:15-10:15 Introduction, OWASP Version 3.0 where we are.. where we are going

OWASP Foundation Board Jeff Williams, Tom Brennan, Dinis Cruz, Sebastien Deleersnyder & Dave Wichers

10:30-11:30 Logic Attacks and Inefficiencies of Robotic Detection

Robert "RSnake" Hansen CEO SecTheory

Offensive Assessing Financial Apps

Daniel Cuthbert

Web Intrusion Detection with ModSecurity

Ivan Ristic

11:30-12:30 Reverse Engineering .NET

Adam Boulton

JBroFuzz 0.1 - 1.1: Building a Java Fuzzer for the Web

Yiannis Pavlosoglou - Senior Director - Ounce Labs


Joshua Perrymon - CEO Packetfocus

12:30-13:30 Multidisciplinary Bank Attacks

Gunter Ollmann, Director Security Strategy, IBM Internet Security Systems


Pravir Chandra

Shootout at the Blackbox Corral

Dinis Cruz & Larry Suto

13:30-14:30 Collective Intelligence - Jennifer Bayuk-CISO Bear Stearns, Mark Clancy EVP CitiGroup, Jim Routh CISO DTCC, Sunil Seshadri CISO NYSE-Euronet, Warren Axelrod SVP Bank of America, Joe Bernik Royal Bank of Scotland & Philip Venables CIRO, Goldman, Sachs

Moderator: Mahi Dontamsetti

14:30-15:30 w3af, a framework to own the web -

Andres Riancho, Cybsec

Trends in Web Hacking: What's hot in 2008
Analysis of the Web Hacking Incidents Database (WHID)

Ofer Shezaf, Breach

Security in Agile Development

Dave Wichers, COO Aspect Security

15:30-16:30 OWASP Enterprise Security API (ESAPI) Project

Jeff Williams, CEO Aspect Security

Next Generation Cross Site Scripting Worms

Arshan Dabirsiaghi, Director of Research Aspect Security

"Threading the Needle:

Bypassing web application/service security controls using Encoding, Transcoding, Filter Evasion, and other Canonicalization Attacks." Arian Evans, Director of Operations WhiteHat Security

16:30-17:30 Shhhh Don’t Tell Anybody

Petko D. Petkov, a.k.a. pdp

Secure PHP

Hans Zaunere, CEO NYCPHP

Payment Card Data Security and the new Enterprise Java

Dr. B. V. Kumar & Mr. Abhay Bhargav

17:30-18:30 Notes Security

Jian Hui Wang

Mastering PCI Section 6.6

Taylor McKinley and Jacob West

AppSec Techniques

JD Glaser, CEO NTO Objectives

18:30 Web Application Capture the Flag - Polytechnic University & OWASP Chapter Leader Meeting -
20:00 Speaker/Attendee Reception
Day 2 – Sept 25th, 2008
8:00-10:00 Breakfast @ Tech-Expo
0900-10:00 Prof. Howard A. Schmidt, CISSP, CISM (Hon.) |

Current (ISC)² Security Strategist and Former White House Cyber Security Advisor

10:00-11:00 Practical Advanced Threat Modeling

John Steven

Open Reverse Benchmarking Project

Marce Luck & Tom Stracener

Building Usable Security

Zed Abbadi

11:00-12:00 Offshoring Application Development? Security is Still Your Problem

Rohyt Belani

OWASP Orizon Project

Paolo Perego

NIST SAMATE Static Analysis Tool Exposition (SATE)

Vadim Okun

12:00-13:00 Wild Wild Web on Security Planet

Mano Paul CEO Express Certifications

Software Liability

Jack Danahy

Cross-Site Scripting Filter Evasion

Alexios Fakos

13:00-14:00 OWASP Projects "Dinis Cruz & OWASP Project Leaders"
14:00-15:00 Projects with OWASP

Steve Malson

OWASP Pantera Advances

Simon Roses Femerling

Software-as-a-Service (SaaS)

James Landis

15:00-16:00 "Out of Band" Injection

Vijay Akasapu & Marshall Heilman

OWASP V2 Testing Guide 4.2.3 Spidering and Googling in depth

Christian Heinrich

Caution, Java ahead

Jeremiah Grossman CTO WhiteHat Security

16:00-17:00 Input validation: the Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Johan Peeters

Flash Parameter Injection (FPI)

Ayal Yogev & Yuval Baror

Learning the .Net Debugging API

Kevin Spett

17:00-18:00 Secure System Development Life Cycle (SSDLC) Methodology for SOA

Ken Huang

Web Security Education using Open Source Tools

Prof. Li-Chiou Chen & Chienitng Lin

Friend or Foe: Penetration Testing VS Source Code Analysis

Tom Ryan

18:30 Closing Remarks / CTF Awards / Raffles
21:00 Farewell dinner.. Go secure the world

Technology Pavilion - September 24th and 25th

Want to see the latest offerings from technology product and service firms, visit the Technology Pavilion. On September 24th and 25th there will be 2 full days of exhibits by service providers and manufacturers from around the world.

OWASP NYC AppSec 2008 Training Courses - September 22nd and 23rd, 2008

T1. Defensive Programming - 2-Days - $1350
This class will teach you how to program defensively. A must for developers, managers, testers and security professionals. Learn the latest techniques to build attack resistant code, protect from current and future vulnerabilities and how to secure an application from both implementation bugs and design flaws. The instructor Pravir Chandra is well known security expert, project lead for OWASP CLASP project and former co-founder & CTO of secure software Learn More Here

Instructor: Jason Rouse, Sr. Consultant, Cigital_OWASP.GIF

T2. Secure Coding for Java EE - 2-Days - $1350
This course is similar to Aspect's Building and Testing Secure Web Applications except it includes a significant amount of Java focused content, including:
  1. Java EE security overview,
  2. All coding examples and recommendations are specifically focused on Java and Java servers, and
  3. 3 additional hands on coding labs where the students find and then fix security vulnerabilities in a Java EE application developed for the class.

Learn More Here

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T3. Web Services and XML Security - 2-Days - $1350
The movement towards Web Services and Service Oriented architecture (SOA) paradigms requires new security paradigms to deal with new risks posed by these architectures. This session takes a pragmatic approach towards identifying Web Services security risks and selecting and applying countermeasures to the application, code, web servers, databases, application, and identity servers and related software. Learn More Here

Instructor: Gunnar Peterson Arctec.jpg

T4. Advanced Web Application Security Testing - 2-Days - $1350
Course Overview While all developers need to know the basics of web application security testing, application security specialists will want to know all the advanced techniques for finding and diagnosing security problems in applications. Aspect’s Advanced Web Application Security Testing training is based on a decade of work verifying the security of critical applications. The course is taught by an experienced application security practitioner in an interactive manner. Learn More Here

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T5. Leading the Development of Secure Applications 1-Day - Sept 22nd- $675
In this one-day management session you’ll get the answers to the ten key questions that most CIOs and development managers face when trying to improve security in the development process. The course provides proven techniques and valuable lessons learned that can be applied to projects at any phase of their application’s lifecycle. Learn More Here

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T6. Application Security Forensics - 1-Day - Sep 23rd - $675
Web application forensics and incident response, requires a solid understanding of web application, security issues – this 1 day class will provide you with a crashcourse on chain of custody and issues related to dealing with a breach
T7. Encryption Programming Using SKSML - 2-Days - $1350
Application developers are increasingly required to protect sensitive data through encryption. While there are many libraries that can assist with cryptography, there are few to none that focus on encryption key management.

This class will introduce you to an OASIS standards protocol - Symmetric Key Services Markup Language (SKSML) - and show you how it can be used to securely encrypt sensitive data and manage encryption keys across the enterprise. Learn More Here

Instructor: Arshad Noor, CTO, StrongAuth Inc. StrongAuth.jpg



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