[WEB SECURITY] Invitation - OWASP AppSec Europe May 19-22 2008 - Belgium

Sebastien Deleersnyder seba at deleersnyder.eu
Mon Apr 7 13:57:51 EDT 2008


We would like to invite you to the European OWASP Application Security
Conference! After successful OWASP Conferences in the United States (San
Jose), Europe (Milan), Asia (Taiwan) and Australia (Queensland), we are back
in Belgium: 5 tutorials and 2 conference tracks in the historic center of
Ghent on May 19-22 2008!

The conference is stuffed with top notch presentations from industry
recognized speakers and technical experts on the latest application security
risks and trends. 

Conference (May 21-22)
* The Great Information Security Scrap Yard Challenge (Mark Curphey)
* Software Security: State of the Practice 2008 (Gary McGraw) Topics
* The OWASP ESAPI project - Dave Wichers
* Trends in Web Hacking Incidents: What's hot for 2008 - Ofer Shezaf
* Evaluation Criteria for Web Application Firewalls - Ivan Ristic
* HTML5 security - Thomas Roessler
* The OWASP Orizon Project internals - Paolo Perego
* Remo presentation (Input Validation) - Christian Folini
* Best Practices Guide: Web Application Firewalls (OWASP German chapter) -
Alexander Meisel
* Google-Hacking and Google-Shielding - Amichai Shulman
* NTLM Relay Attacks - Eric Rachner
* The Law of Conservation of Bugs - Gunnar Peterson
* Security in Agile Development - Dave Wichers
* Security framework is not in the code - Sam Reghenzi
* Exploiting Online Games - Gary McGraw
* SHIELDS: metrics, tools and Internet services to improve security in
application developments - Eva Coscia
* Graph Analysis for WebApps: From Nodes to Edges - Simon Roses Femerling
* The OWASP Education Project - Martin Knobloch
* Dynamic Taint Propagation: Finding Vulnerabilities Without Attacking -
Brian Chess
* Threat Modeling for Application Designers & Architects - Shay Zalalichin
* Scanstud: Evaluating static analysis tools - Martin Johns,
* Office 2.0: Software as a Service, Security on the Sidelines? - John
* How Data Privacy affects Applications and Databases - Dirk De Maeyer
* The OWASP Anti-Samy project - Jason Li
* Input validation: the Good, the Bad and the Ugly - Johan Peeters Refereed
paper track
* Refereed paper track keynote - Dieter Gollmann
* Refereed paper track selections

New for AppSec Europe: there is an expo with technical vendor demos and a
Capture the Flag event!

Tutorials (May 19-20)
* Building and Testing Secure Web Applications
* Leading the Development of Secure Applications
* Building Secure Rich Internet Applications
* Web Services and XML Security
* Open Source ModSecurity Training

OWASP Dinner (May 21)
At every conference we have an evening social event the first night. They
are always fun and allow participants to have some unstructured time to
mingle with the other attendees. This year's event will be a Flemish buffet
with special Belgian beers at the Monasterium (near the conference

The Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) is a worldwide free and
open community focused on improving the security of application software.
Our mission is to make application security "visible," so that people and
organizations can make informed decisions about application security risks.

More details and registration on http://www.owasp.org/index.php/AppSecEU08

Hope to see you all in May!



Conference Committee

OWASP Conferences Chair: Dave Wichers - Aspect Security - dave.wichers 'at'
2008 EU Planning Committee Chair: Sebastien Deleersnyder - Telindus - seba
'at' owasp.org Vendor Exhibition Chair: Pravir Chandra - Cigital - chandra
'at' cigital.com Capture the Flag Chair: Pieter Danhieux - Ernst & Young -
pieter.danhieux 'at' be.ey.com

Refereed Papers Chair: Lieven Desmet - KU Leuven - Lieven.Desmet 'at'
cs.kuleuv	en.ac.be

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