[tog] 26th October: Wargames Light -White/Black hat hacking
jester.ie at gmail.com
Tue Oct 25 10:33:09 IST 2011
Posponed due to flooding, Check site for new dates
On Wed, Oct 19, 2011 at 6:30 PM, Daniel Cussen <dan at post.com> wrote:
> This might be of interest to those on this mailing list. It is being
> held at engineers Ireland in Dublin near the American Embassy
> About the speaker: Joe Fitzpatrick - Program Director, IBM Software Group
> About the event: Wargames light is an entertaining 'game' style
> event. The primary focus is to demonstrate common but complex attacks
> carried out against unsuspecting web applications in the real world.
> Players will get a feel for the types of techniques employed by
> hackers and through this newly acquired understanding will be able to
> protect their own applications as a result. At the end of the session
> players that have taken part should be able to attack simple shopping
> cart applications, neutralise poorly implemented encryption, play with
> stored xss, perform cross site request forgery as well as many more
> complex scenarios. Obviously the idea here is not to leave the
> session a hacker, instead to leave with the skill/mindset of a basic
> White Hat Hacker.
> More info
> Admission: Free. All 3rd level students welcome but places are
> limited to 30 so pre-booking is essential!
> Bookings: To reserve your place, please email Richard Wilson via
> rwilson at engineersireland.ie
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