Information Security workshop

Information security workshop for women participants

Apoorva Giri


Challenges and hands-on session

Submitted Dec 24, 2014

In this session, participants will have to solve the challenges that the instructors give them. The objective of this session is to appy the knowledge and skills gained from the workshop.


Participants will have a fair idea on how different types of attacks work based on the previous session. They have theopportunity to apply their knowledge and skills to solve the actual challenges. The challenges will be based on what was shown in the demos.
The instructors will assist participants during this session.


• A laptop with Admin privileges.
• At least 10 GB of free space.
• Minimum 2GB Ram.
• Operating System any of the following: OSX , Win 7 and above, Ubuntu 12.0.4.
• VMware OR VirtualBox 4.x.x installed.
• Kali OS iso from
• Download OWASP BWA version 1.1.1 from

Speaker bio

Apoorva Giri works as a Security Analyst with iViZ Security (a Cigital company). She has presented a workshop on “Cyber Security and Ethical Hacking for Women” at c0c0n 2014at Kochi, Kerala. Her interests lie in Web Application Security and Mobile Security. She’s an active member of Null/OWASP Bangalore Chapter. She has been listed on the Barracuda Hall of Fame for finding vulnerabilities on their application.

Shruthi Kamath works at Infosys Limited. She is a certified Ethical Hacker from EC Council. She has presented a workshop on “Cyber Security and Ethical Hacking for Women” at c0c0n 2014. She has conducted a one day workshop on “OWASP TOP 10” at Null Bangalore chapter. She has presented on “Secure SDLC” at c0c0n Conference 2013.She has participated at Jailbreak NULLCON 2014. She presented a talk on “Cybercrimes in India and its Mitigation” at the National Conference for Women Police held at Trivandrum. She is an active member of Null/OWASP Bangalore Chapter. Her area of interest is Web Application Security.


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