[OWASP-LongIsland] Meeting Re-schedualed - Invitation to the OWASP Long Island Chapter Meeting - Thursday, September 22, Hofstra University

Tracy Morante tmorante at nyit.edu
Thu Sep 1 20:37:11 EDT 2011

 *You are invited to the OWASP Long Island chapter meeting.  Please register
by using the link below..*


*When*: Thursday, September 22, 2011 6:30pm - 9:30pm
*Where:* Student Center at Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY
11549-1000.   Campus
map <http://www.hofstra.edu/pdf/infocenter_print_campusmap.pdf>.
Google map<http://maps.google.com/maps/ms?ie=UTF8&msa=0&msid=212565893636591278107.000473e040ef33b368dfa&ll=40.717404,-73.59767&spn=0.023062,0.055747&z=15&iwloc=0004a2de99c05a5300e26>
To get to the Student Center from the Meadowbrook Parkway: Go West on
Hempstead Turnpike to the 4th traffic light and make a right on to Oak
street, then make another right 100 feet into Hofstra’s parking lot.
*How Much*: Free.  Pizza and beverages will be provided.  This event is
supported 100% by OWASP Long Island volunteers.*  *


*RSVP required:* [image: Register.gif] <http://www.regonline.com/OWASPLI>

*Who Are We*:  We are volunteers of
a worldwide charitable organization focused on improving the security of
application software.  Everyone is free to participate in OWASP and all of
our materials are available under a free and open software license.

*Meeting Agenda:

*Helen Gao - Cross-site scripting, the most prevalent. Web application **
Helen will discuss one of the most widespread Web application
Vulnerabilities.  How can an application be attacked and how to protect

*About the Speaker -* Helen Gao has worked in the field of information
security since 1991. Helen has worked as an application developer, project
manager, and software architect. Her employment history includes working at
a financial institution, a market research company, a high-tech device
manufacturer and a software company.  Helen is currently a senior architect
at TIBCO Software Inc. Her job duties include the design and development of
complex event processing software. The protection of information security in
such systems is challenging, due to their strict performance requirements in
terms of high event throughput and low processing latency. Helen welcomes
the challenge and uses the knowledge she obtained from OWASP to manage
project life cycles.

*Round Table Discussions Coordinated by Ryan Behan:*
Topics -

   - Recent Attack on Infraguard Website.
   - Security as a Service Model vs. Internally Managed Security -Five
   years from now, what will IT look like?
   - LulzSec, Anonymous, A-Team - Motivations for attacks?  How do
   small-medium size businesses protect themselves from this?  Insurance,
   increased IT budgets?

*About the Speaker -* Ryan Behan is the Director of Internal IT at Netsmart
Technologies Inc.  He is a strong proponent of information sharing,
application security and improving business agility through automation and
scalable infrastructure.

To view past meetings, go to https://www.owasp.org/index.php/Long_Island or
click here <https://www.owasp.org/index.php/Long_Island>.

* This year is the 10 year anniversary of OWASP. *

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