null Bangalore December 2013 Combined Meet with OWASP/G4H | Saturday 14th December 2013 @Thoughtworks

Please note that all null Bangalore meets are free for anyone to attend. There are absolutely no fees. Just come with an open mind and willingness to share and learn.

The schedule for this month’s meet is as outlined below:

09:30 – 10:05: Web Application Security for Beginners: Cross Site Scripting – Prasanna K / Jayesh Singh
This is a multipart series on Web Application Security. This session will cover DOM based XSS, the identification and concept behind it. The session will also cover filter bypasses and different XSS payloads in that context.

10:05 – 10:15: Introductions

10:15 – 10:50: Overview of ISO 27001 – Rupam Bhattacharya
The session will include a brief introduction to standards and ISO 27001. Moving on to ISO 27001 domains, it’s relevance to management, company and it’s benefits. After this, the talk will cover ISO guidelines for asset management, asset classification, User registration, password management, clear work environment, operating system, application controls and network security and other domains of ISO 27001. The talk will end with changes in 2013 version from the 2005 version and Q&A.

10:50 – 11:25: XSS – From injection to root – Abeer Banerjee
This talk + demo will represent an end to end PoC for XSS and will cover cookie theft, session hijack and gaining a shell.

11:25 – 11:45: Networking and Break

11:45 – 12:20: Struts Validation Framework – Satish

This session will describe what Validation Frameworks are. These are used to secure information from entering business model in an MVC architecture. “Struts Validation framework” is a set of predefined plugin codes which have proven best practices in Data validation. We will also answer the question of why such frameworks are used?

A couple of online resources that are recommended for the interested.
1) Basic understanding of MVC Architecture

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Multitier_architecture#Three-tier_architecture

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Model%E2%80%93view%E2%80%93controller

2) Basic understanding Struts framework

http://struts.apache.org/

3) Basic understanding for Struts-Validation Framework

http://struts.apache.org/release/2.3.x/docs/validation.html

12:20 – 12:40: Feedback and Topic discussion for next month meet

12:40 – 14:00: Dissecting the APT malware functionalities – Monappa
This talking is going to be the continuation of Part 1 (Reversing & Decrypting Communications of HeartBeat RAT), In part 1, the speaker covered how malware decrypts strings in memory, demonstrated how it collected system information and encrypted the collected information before sending it to the C2 server. The speaker also showed how to determine the encryption alogirthm and showed how to decrypt the intial C2 communication.
In part 2, the speaker will show how to determine various functionalities supported by HeartBeat RAT and will also cover various commands supported by the HeartBeat RAT and will also be showing how to decrypt the various communications between infected machine and the command and control server.

VENUE DETAILS
ThoughtWorks, Ground Floor, ACR Mansion,
147/f, 8th Main Road, 3rd Block, Koramangala,
Bangalore – 560034
Google Maps: http://goo.gl/bokSL

Landmark : Next to Satya’s Bar and Mercure Hotel
+ If you are coming from From Inner Ring road get on to Ooty
Chocolates road and after a small crossroad this will be on the right
hand side.
+ If you are coming from the Raheja Residency road then take a left
turn at the small crossroad and this will be on your right hand side.
+ If you are coming from Koramanagala BDA complex take a right turn at
the small crossroad and this will be on your right hand side.

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  1. HI Push,

    Please share the link of ppt for all the above sessions .

    Thanks
    Avinash

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