[Owasp-ireland] OWASP Ireland News: 14th April 2010

Rahim Jina rahimjina at yahoo.com
Wed Apr 14 12:57:08 EDT 2010


Hi everyone,
 
We're actually aiming to start this at 3pm so arriving from 2:30 onwards is fine.
 
See you then...
Rahim

--- On Wed, 14/4/10, fabio.e.cerullo at aib.ie <fabio.e.cerullo at aib.ie> wrote:

From: fabio.e.cerullo at aib.ie <fabio.e.cerullo at aib.ie>
Subject: [Owasp-ireland] OWASP Ireland News: 14th April 2010
To: owasp-ireland at lists.owasp.org
Date: Wednesday, 14 April, 2010, 17:29



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OWASP Ireland News                
                     
                     
                     
  April 14th, 2010              
                 

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1. April Event: OWASP Live CD Training 

2. May Event: Trials & Tribulations
of WAF Implementation

3. New Educational Supporters





1. April Event: OWASP Live CD Training




This is a reminder for the forthcoming OWASP
Ireland chapter meeting to be held on April 16th, at 2:30pm-5:00pm (show
up at venue between 2:00pm-2:30pm).




As usual our location are the Ernst & Young offices in Dublin who kindly
agreed to host our event: 

- Ernst & Young, Harcourt Street, Dublin 2, Opposite the Odeon Pub,
Dublin, Ireland 



A certificate of participation and a copy of the OWASP Live CD will be
provided to those attending the event. 



Bringing your own laptop is 'optional' in case you want to tryout the OWASP
Live CD tools during the training. However, there is no test network environment
available so all testing will have to be done locally in your own laptop.




This event is completely sold out. If you
are no longer able to attend, please email us so your space can be released
for someone else.



Fabio at fcerullo at owasp.org


Eoin at eoin.keary at owasp.org


Rahim at rahim.jina at owasp.org 



Further details and schedule for the night are available on the chapter
page (https://www.owasp.org/index.php/Ireland)




2. May Event: Trials & Tribulations
of WAF Implementation



Next month, OWASP Ireland chapter meeting
is going to be held on May 20th, at 6:30pm-7:30pm (show up at venue between
6:00pm-6:30pm).



As usual our location are the Ernst
& Young offices in Dublin who kindly agreed to host our event:



If you are planning to attend you must
RSVP at http://owasp-ireland-waf.eventbrite.com.




Note, please enter your real name, as
this will be given to Ernst & Young building security. If you don't
RSVP, you may not be let into the building.  



A certificate of participation will
be provided to those attending the event. 



== Talk ==



Title: Trials & Tribulations
of WAF Implementation



Abstract:   



A web application firewall (WAF) is
an appliance, server plugin, or filter that applies a set of rules to an
HTTP conversation. Generally, these rules cover common attacks such as
Cross-site Scripting (XSS) and SQL Injection. By customizing the rules
to your application, many attacks can be identified and blocked. The effort
to perform this customization can be significant and needs to be maintained
as the application is modified. 



Mark will be presenting on his experience
in implementing a Web Application Firewall solution through all phases
from research to implementation.



== Presenter == 



Mark Hillick - Application Networking
Team, Citrix Systems



Mark Hillick has 10 years experience
in relation to Internet, networking, systems administration and security
engineering. 



Mark graduated from Queen's University,
where he studied Mathematics. 



Mark joined AIB from Queen's where he
joined the Internet Infrastructure team, where he was responsible for designing,
building and securing the Internet service in and out of AIB. He is a prominent
member of the IT Security community in Ireland and has presented at several
local security forums such as IISF and Owasp. Mark is one of the founding
members of IRISS CERT, where he is also a Volunteer Incident Handler. He
helped organise IRISSCon 2009, where he also designed and built HackEire
2009, the first Ethical Hacking  'Capture The Flag' contest in Ireland.



Further details and schedule for the
night will be available on the chapter page (https://www.owasp.org/index.php/Ireland).




** If you would like to be a sponsor of this
or a future event please contact me directly by mail or phone at 087-7817468
for details.



3. New Educational Supporters



It is with great pleasure that we announce
two new OWASP Ireland Educational Supporters:  



- Cork Institute of Technology (http://www.cit.ie)

- Dublin City University (http://www.dcu.ie)



This means OWASP Ireland and the educational
insitutions could:



- collectively organize chapter meetings
if required.

- jointly publicize season of code events
which provide funding for students or faculty to perform security based
research. 

- work together to host security seminars
or provide introductory training sessions for students on OWASP tools,
documentation, etc. 



Please join me in welcoming them to
the OWASP Ireland Community!



Thank you,



Fabio Cerullo

Divisional Information Security 

Bankcentre D1, 

Ballsbridge,

Dublin 4,

Ireland.



Tel: +353 1 772 6309

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