[Owasp-boston] OWASP Boston - 3 local security events

Weiler, Jim Jim.Weiler at Staples.com
Tue Oct 25 21:43:07 EDT 2005

1. ISSA NE November 15th - Information Systems Security Assoc. New England
The next New England ISSA Chapter meeting will take place November 15 at
12:45pm, with registration starting at 12:00. The meeting will be at the
Volpe Center in Cambridge, MA. Please check below for directions. Cost is no
charge for members and $40 for non-members.

In addition to the ISSA events, the Volpe Center is sponsoring its annual
Cyber Awareness Day, which will feature the Volpe Information System
Security Forum (VISS), The Center for Cyber Protection display, and a vendor

Note: Please  <http://www.issa-ne.org/meeting_20051215.asp#registration>
register below if you will be attending:
An ID is required (drivers license, etc.) for entrance to the Volpe Center


12:00-12:45 Registration 
12:45-1:00 Chapter Open and Business
1:00-2:00 Biometric Authentication and System Security
Steve Kent: Vice President and Chief Scientist -- Information Security, BBN
2:00-3:00 Security Enhanced Linux
Dan Walsh, Redhat, Inc.
3:00-3:30 Break
3:30-4:15 Industry Presentation - Open Service, Inc.
Security Threat Management
4:15-5:30 Social and opportunity to visit vendor exhibit

2. New England Information Security Group

Thursday, December 15, 6:30 PM    Microsoft Waltham offices
  <http://www.neisg.org/images/BulletSmall.gif> "Information Security in the
Next Decade," presented by Dr. Tanya Zlateva of Boston University
  <http://www.neisg.org/images/BulletSmall.gif> "Securing the Desktop - A
New Battlefront in Enterprise Security," from  <http://www.bit9.com/> Bit9.
Securing the network has been a key component in enterprise security. But
now the battle is being fought at the endpoint, where new unknown software
arrives every day -- whether by malicious intent, click-throughs rife with
spyware, or end users unknowingly downloading unauthorized software. We will
discuss this new "threat zone" and ways to win on the new security
     <http://www.neisg.org/images/BulletSmall.gif> Learn the most accurate
and effective ways to defend against today's most prevalent threats.
     <http://www.neisg.org/images/BulletSmall.gif> Understand the new vision
for enterprise endpoint security.
     <http://www.neisg.org/images/BulletSmall.gif> Understand why the
endpoint could become the new point of failure for the enterprise - and what
can be done to prevent it.
http://www.neisg.org/default.asp <http://www.neisg.org/default.asp> 
pizza will be provided
3. The Hacker Evolution: New Trends in Application Vulnerabilities and
Exploits - Thursday Nov 10,  Microsoft Offices,  Waltham     MPRA Conference
register at
on,%20MA&Campaign_ID=701300000002Bfz> &Campaign_ID=701300000002Bfz
Are you providing hackers with the tools they need to steal sensitive data?
Join SPI Dynamics and Microsoft for this Web Application Hacking Workshop
and see your web applications from a hacker's view!   

What you will learn:

*	The Evolution of Web Applications and Why They Need To Be Secured 

*	Web Application Vulnerabilities in Depth 

*	Auditing Web Applications 

*	Managing your Application Security Efforts Proactively and Steps for

*	Latest Attacks: Web App Worms, Mass Automation of web app attacks,
SQL Injection ,Blind SQL Injection 

*	Web Application Security Policies 

2&mt=1> Continental Breakfast 
9:30 A.M.- 10:00 A.M.

10:00 A.M.- 12:00 A.M.

Optional Demo 
12:00 A.M.- 12:30 P.M. 

After completing this workshop, you will be better versed in the underlying
methodology that allows hackers to exploit web-based applications, but more
importantly you will know how to better protect your applications at the
root of development.

If you have any questions or comments please email us at
mailtoseminar_spidynamics_com <mailto:seminar at spidynamics.com>
seminar at spidynamics.com.

Jim Weiler
Staples North American Delivery
Application Security Architect
508 2533884
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