Monthly archives: May 2013

Free event – Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) EUROPEAN TOUR 2013 – Cambridge – 13th May

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OWASP European Tour 2013
in conjunction with Anglia Ruskin University’s Department of Computing and Technology
13 May 2013
11am – 5.15pm
LAB 002, Lord Ashcroft Building, Anglia Ruskin University, 

The OWASP European Tour objective is to raise awareness about application security in the European region, so that people and organizations can make informed decisions about true application security risks. Everyone is free to participate in OWASP and all of our materials are available under a free and open software license.

A series of activities such as free conferences, trainings sessions and awareness games will be provided by renowned professionals with the sole purpose of bringing high-quality content and a comprehensive breadth of security topics across the EU region.

Who Should Attend the European Tour?

  • Application Developers
  • Application Testers and Quality Assurance
  • Application Project Management and Staff
  • Chief Information Officers, Chief Information Security Officers, Chief Technology Officers, Deputies, Associates and Staff
  • Chief Financial Officers, Auditors, and Staff Responsible for IT Security Oversight and Compliance
  • Security Management and Staff
  • Executives, Mangers, and Staff Responsible for IT Security Governance
  • IT Professionals Interested in Improving IT Security
  • Anyone interested in learning about or promoting Web Application Security
For more information and the agenda, download the official programme:

You can register for this free event online.

Everyone is free to participate in OWASP and all of our materials are available under a free and open software

license. Apart from OWASP’s Top 10, most OWASP Projects are not widely used and understood. In most cases
this is not due to lack of quality and usefulness of those Document & Tool projects, but due to a lack of
understanding of where they fit in an Enterprise’s security ecosystem or in the Web Application Development
This event aims to change that by providing an insight into the issues of cybercrime, its impact and detection
and a selection of mature and enterprise ready approaches together with practical examples of how to use


Further details of the event can also be found at:


The 9th International Conference on Open Source Systems (OSS) 2013 – Isola, Slovenia 25/06/2013


Hotel Marina, Manzioli Palace
Izola/Isola, Slovenia
June 25-28, 2013

Theme of the Conference

The goal of the 9th International Conference on Open Source Systems, OSS 2013 is to provide an international forum where a diverse community of professionals from academia, industry and public sector, and diverse FOSS initiatives can come together to share research findings and practical experiences. The conference is meant to provide information to practitioners, identify directions for further research, and to be an ongoing platform for technology transfer, no matter which form of FOSS is being pursued.

Topics of Interest

FOSS Verification
– Dynamic FOSS Verification: FOSS Testing, Debugging, type of tests,
use of test suits
– Static FOSS Verification – software analysis
– Formal FOSS Verification
– Detection of bad practices and adoption of coding conventions
– OSS metrics: measuring FOSS Performance, Safety, and Quality
– Standardization of verification processes and presentation of
verification results

FOSS as innovation
– Adoption/ use / acceptance of FOSS
– Dissemination / redistribution / crowdsourcing of FOSS systems
– Expanding scientific research and technology development methods
through openness
– Adopting innovation in FOSS projects
– Role of FOSS in ICT and sustainable development

FOSS practices and methods
– FOSS and traditional / agile development methods
– FOSS and decentralized development
– Knowledge and documentation management in FOSS

FOSS technologies
– FOSS over the Internet
– Security of FOSS
– Interoperability / portability / scalability of FOSS
– Open standards / open data / open cloud / open hardware / open
– Reuse in FOSS
– FOSS for entertainment
– FOSS for education
– Architecture and design of FOSS

Economic / organizational / social issues on FOSS
– Economic analysis of FOSS
– Sustainability business models of FOSS
– Maturity models of FOSS
– FOSS in public sector
– FOSS intellectual property, copyrights and licensing
– Non-Governmental Organizations and FOSS

More information

For more information please see the conference’s web site.