Tuesday, January 06, 2009

Free Bay Area WebAppSec Workshops

For those in the Bay Area, WhiteHat is hosting FREE 3-hour Application Security Breakfast Workshops in San Jose and San Francisco this month. A lot of really good content will be covered during the sessions. Perfect for developers and InfoSec professionals looking to become more familiar with webappsec fundamentals in a question friendly environment. Attendance is limited so registered soon if you are interested. We'll be visiting several more cities throughout the year. Marketing blurb and registration links to follow:

Please join WhiteHat Security for our FREE Application Security Breakfast Workshops: "Understanding the Risk to your Web Environment" on either Wednesday, January 21st at the Hotel Montgomery, San Jose, CA or Thursday, January 22nd at the Le Meridien San Francisco Hotel.

Let's face it: Website security is a complex task and understanding the risk to your Web environment is absolutely critical. With the move to push your business applications to the Internet, it is important to understand how to assess and prioritize the security of your Web infrastructure. During this WhiteHat Security workshop, we will demonstrate how your organization can kick-start its security program and achieve success through an easy to use process.

Here's what you can expect to learn:

  • The state of Web application security
  • How to measure risk within your Web application infrastructure
  • Recommendations for remediation
  • Demonstration of common vulnerabilities including SQL Injection, Cross Site Scripting and more
Register for January 21, 2009
Hotel Montgomery

211 South First Street
San Jose, California 95113

Register for January 22, 2009

Le Meridien San Francisco Hotel
333 Battery Street
San Francisco, California 94111


8:30 AM: Registration & continental breakfast

9:00 AM: Program begins

11:30 AM: Q&A

12:00 PM: Program concludes


Christian "@xntrik" Frichot said...

Damn. It's these types of events (plus the hundreds of others!!) that make it a shame I live in Perth and so far away from it all.

Though we are having beautiful sunny days at the moment and the beach just SCREAMS at you to come join it.

Jeremiah Grossman said...

I know what you mean, though I'm partial to Maui. :)

Anonymous said...

Jeremiah, who will be presenting at each location?

Jeremiah Grossman said...

David Nester
Direct, Solutions Architecture

David Nester is the Director of Solutions Architecture at Whitehat Security, the expert in Web application security assessment and testing. David has over 14 years experience developing and implementing enterprise security solutions for Web applications and UNIX environments. He has a proven track record of successfully architecting and integrating enterprise security solutions for Fortune 500 businesses; fulfilling mission-critical security objectives and goals, directing cross-functional technology teams, and leading complex projects from conception to deployment.

David has been a Certified Information Security Systems Professional (CISSP) since 2002 and leads the OWASP chapter in Houston Texas.