Information Security workshop

Information security workshop for women participants

The Information Security workshop intends to disseminate information and create awareness about web and network applications security.

The workshop will cover Web Application Security (OWASP 2013 Top Ten) and Network Security using Nmap and Metasploit.

This workshop is open to anyone with an interest in Information Security and to students / freshers who want to learn the basics of Web Application Security and Network Security. This workshop will be conducted for women participants only.

The main objective of this workshop is to reach out to women in technology, and get them to actively participate in security conferences and community meetups.

Shruthi Kamath and Apoorva Giri will conduct this workshop. They have conducted workshops of this nature in the past, and have an interest in promoting awareness about security issues in the community.

This workshop is free to attend.

Date: 17th January, 2015 Venue: HasGeek House No. 2699, 19th Main, 5th Cross, Indiranagar HAL 2nd Stage, Bangalore - 560008

Registrations are open at: https://in.explara.com/e/info-sec-workshop

For more details, contact support@hasgeek.com

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Apoorva Giri

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Introduction

Submitted Dec 24, 2014

The workshop will begin with an introduction to information security and format.

Outline

The introduction will cover:

  1. Objectives of the event.
  2. Brief overview of the environment the participants will be working on.
  3. General idea about the challenges.

The instructors will also discuss career options in the InfoSec domain. Participants will set up their laptops for the workshop during this session.

Requirements

• 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 https://www.kali.org/downloads/
• Download OWASP BWA version 1.1.1 from http://sourceforge.net/projects/owaspbwa/files/

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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