[Owasp-ireland] OWASP Ireland 2009 - Registration offer

davidrook david.rook at realexpayments.com
Fri May 1 04:03:20 EDT 2009


€90 is an amazing price for a conference like this, in this recession 
this is the perfect opportunity for people to get a great return on 
their investment - better than any bank can offer right now ;-)


Eoin wrote:
> Hello,
>  *OWASP has introduced a special offer regarding the registration rates:*
> *Registration fee of €90 if registered before June 30 and 100 if registered
> by August 31.!!*
> **
> This includes a buffet lunch, refreshments, OWASP merchandise and the chance
> to listen to some of our best local and international application security
> speakers.
> *Additional presentation information has been added to the event Website*
> https://www.owasp.org/index.php/OWASP_Ireland_AppSec_2009_Conference
> *Digital Security: A risky business:*
> In this talk Professor Angell will take the devil's advocate position,
> warning that computer technology is part of the problem as well as of the
> solution. The belief system at the core of computerization is positivist
> and/or statistical, and that itself leads to risk. The mixture of computers
> and human activity systems spawns bureaucracy and systemic risk, which can
> throw up singularities that defy any positivist/statistical analysis. Using
> black humour, Angell discusses the thin line between the utility of
> computers and the hazard of chaotic feedback, and ends with some advice on
> how to survive and prosper amongst all this complexity.
> https://www.owasp.org/index.php/Digital_Security:_A_Risky_Business
> *How to Avoid Flaws in the First Place: The OWASP Enterprise Security API
> (ESAPI) Project*
> Application security is arguably the most difficult IT challenge facing
> organizations today. Chasing the 700 types of common weaknesses with
> scanners and static analysis is a losing proposition. Rather than chasing
> after these vulnerabilities, developers can address almost all of these
> problems with a set of 10 to 12 strong centralized security controls. To
> make it easier for developers to establish these controls, the Open Web
> Application Security Project (OWASP) has created a clean, intuitive, and
> open-source toolbox of the core security building blocks that every web
> developer needs. In this talk, Dave will show you how to create an ESAPI for
> your organization that will solve the OWASP Top Ten vulnerabilities,
> increase assurance, and dramatically cut costs all at the same time.
> https://www.owasp.org/index.php/How_to_Avoid_Flaws_in_the_First_Place:_The_OWASP_Enterprise_Security_API_%28ESAPI%29_Project
> *Who can afford to build secure web applications?*
> Building secure web applications costs time and money. For small businesses
> in this challenging environment, that is not good news. How can you develop
> securely while maintaining tight budget and time constraints?
> The presentation we will examine the current state of web application
> development methodologies. We will highlight the challenges faced when
> following these methodologies to develop secure web applications. Based on
> our analysis we will suggest the next steps for the community to create a
> solution that can be used by everyone, regardless of size or budget.
> https://www.owasp.org/index.php/Who_can_afford_to_build_secure_web_applications%3F
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David Rook      
Security Analyst
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