OWASP Norway Day

November 20th 2018


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The OWASP Norway Chapter is 10 years this year, and we are celebrating this with a one-day single-track conference at the University of Oslo.

The conference is targeted at developers, security engineers and security testers, and is limited to 200 participants.


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Location: Ole-Johan Dahl’s hus, Gaustadaleen 23B

The Program

Registration opens

Coffee, tea and croissants will be served.


Conference starts!

What We’ve Learned From Billions of Security Reports Scott Helme

Running one of the largest security reporting platforms of its kind, we handle billions of security reports for our customers every single month. Come and learn how we've scaled from handling 10,000 reports per month to 10,000 reports per second and the many evolutions our infrastructure has gone through. Alongside that come and see how, with our bird’s-eye view of such a diverse ecosystem, we’ve helped identify malware in a multinational organisation, had a malicious browser plugin taken down and much more!

Scott Helme is a security researcher, consultant and international speaker. He can often be found talking about web security and performance online and helping organisations better deploy both. Founder of report-uri.io, a free CSP report collection service, and securityheaders.io, a free security analyser, Scott has a tendency to always be involved in building something new and exciting.

Building an agile Security Organization Monica Verma

In 2017, Vipps was carved out from DNB. It is now owned by multiple banks, and Vipps has had to re-engineer its approach to Security Governance. PwC had been contracted by Vipps in Winter 2017 to build an agile Information Security Management System (ISMS). Additionally, PwC was engaged to help with the implementation of metrics & security monitoring within the organization, handling security incident operations and assisting Vipps with ISMS and Security Governance following the merger. In this talk, we'll go through the business case of how we built agile ISMS, how PwC intends to support Vipps' ISMS and Security Architecture, and how this could transform the way Vipps is seen and experienced by its customers.

Monica is a Senior Manager and Subject Matter Expert (SME) for Cloud & Security Architecture in PwC Digital Trust. She has ~10 years of experience in Information and IT Security Consultancy and Management in various sectors such as finance, banking, health and insurance. She studied and lived in Germany for 10 years where she worked in varied research institutes and companies in Germany such as Allianz Insurances, Metafinanz AG, Siemens AG, and Fraunhofer Institute of Technology to name a few. She has worked in varied infosec domains and gained specialization in Cloud Security & Cloud Risk Assessments, Digital Identity, GRC, IT Risk Management Framework, ISMS, Data Security & Privacy, Application Security, Secure Coding and Ethical Hacking. She has delivered security projects aligned with standard frameworks such as COBIT, NIST, ISO 27001/27002, ISO 27017/27018 and CSA CCM. Prior to PwC, Monica Verma worked as Senior Security and IAM Manager at Norges Bank Investment Management in the Security Operations team. Sec Ops was responsible for cyber security, IAM, cloud security and other security operations within the organization.

The State of Your Supply Chain Andrew Martin

Container security often focuses on runtime best-practices whilst neglecting delivery of the software in the supply chain. Application, library, and OS vulnerabilities are a likely route to data exfiltration, and emerging technologies in the container ecosystem offer a new opportunity to mitigate this risk. Treating containers as immutable artefacts and injecting configuration allows us to "upgrade" images by rebuilding and shipping whole software bundles, avoiding configuration drift and state inconsistencies. This makes it possible to constantly patch software, and to easily enforce governance of artefacts both pre- and post-deployment. In this talk we detail an ideal, security-hardened container supply chain, describe the current state of the ecosystem, and dig into specific tools. Grafeas, Kritis, in-toto, Clair, Micro Scanner, TUF, and Notary are covered, and we demo how to gate container image pipelines and deployments on cryptographically verified supply chain metadata.

Andrew has a strong test-first engineering ethos gained architecting and deploying high-traffic web applications. Proficient in systems development, testing, and maintenance, he is comfortable profiling and securing every tier of a bare metal or cloud native application, and has battle-hardened experience delivering containerised solutions to enterprise clients. He is a co-founder at https://control-plane.io

When exploits are blind Chris Dale

Demonstration based presentation. Only intro and outro powerpoint slides. Demonstrate user enumeration using timing attacks. Especially prominent when companies have implemented bcrypt/scrypt/pbkdf#2. Attack vector which is very useful in many cases today, notably against Lync/Skype4B installations today. Further password spray into a solution. Discover, analyze and fully exploit reverse-shell command injection. How to find these across large systems? How dose vulnerability scanners work, and how do they detect this? Introduction to Burp Collaborator. Introduction to script for merging attack data into hundreds of Burp Collaborators. Discover, analyze and fully exploit blind SQL Injection. Demonstrating Burp Intruder cluster bomb attack to enumerate out table data.

Chris Dale is the Head of the Penetration Testing & Incident Handling groups at Netsecurity, a mid-sized company based out of Norway. Along with significant security expertise, Chris has a background in System Development, IT-Operations and Security Management. This broad experience in IT is advantageous when managing penetration tests, incidents and while teaching. Chris is passionate about security - both physical and in IT, and regularly presents and teaches at conferences and workshops. Chris holds the GCIH, GPEN, GSLC, and GMOB certifications. He also has a B.S in Informatics, with specialization in programming from Norwegian University of Science and Technology. He participates in panel debates and is invited to participate in Government related working groups, to recommend and improve the Norwegian private and public sectors.

Lunch break

Modern Web Application Vulnerabilities Erlend Oftedal

With the emerging popularity of bug bounty programs, lesser known and even brand new vulnerability classes are gaining popularity. This talk will give a walk-though of some of these vulnerabilities, how they occur in modern web applications and how they can be found and fixed.

Security guy at Blank. Works as a developer, security architect and security tester. Open source security tool maintainer and bug bounty hunter.

Machine Learning for Security Alan Saied

The ability to mathematically classify patterns, predict events and/or identify abnormalities within a wide range of data is known as Machine Learning. For the purpose of this conference , we explain the power of data and how it can be used with Machine Learning models to identify abnormal behaviour within complex environments. We also explain the ingredients and the steps required to build a Machine Learning models to serve security tasks. This will further be followed by its complications in terms of false positives, accuracy of detection and validity of model and how this can be improved.

Alan works as a Security and Machine Learning Architect at Visma

Linux Security APIs and the Chromium Sandbox Patricia Aas

The Linux Security and Isolation APIs have become the basis of some of the most useful features server-side, providing the isolation required for efficient containers. However, these APIs also form the basis of the Chromium Sandbox on Linux, and we will study them in that context in this talk.

Patricia is a programmer who has worked mostly in C++ and Java. She has spent her career continuously delivering from the same code-base to a large user base. She has worked on two browsers (Opera and Vivaldi), worked as a Java consultant and on embedded telepresence endpoints for Cisco. She is focused on the maintainability and flexibility of software architecture, and how to extend it to provide cutting edge user experiences. Her focus on the end user has led her work more and more toward privacy and security, and she has recently started her own company, TurtleSec, hoping to contribute positively to the infosec and C++ communities. She is also involved in the Include C++ organization hoping to improve diversity and inclusion in the C++ community.

VG under Attack! War Stories from the Ops Trenches Audun Ytterdal

A collection of old and new war stories from Norways largest news site as seen from the perspective of the VG/Schibsted operation including stuff like Nazis, Pink Blogs, Anonymous, FBI, and how to build you own DDOS canon.

Audun is Head of Operations Schibsted Media.



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Code of Conduct

The Quick Version

Our conference is dedicated to providing a harassment-free conference experience for everyone. We do not tolerate harassment of conference participants in any form. Sexual language and imagery is not appropriate for any conference venue, including talks, workshops, parties, Twitter and other online media.

Conference participants violating these rules may be sanctioned or expelled from the conference without a refund at the discretion of the conference organisers.

The Less Quick Version

Harassment includes offensive verbal comments related to gender, expression, age, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, ethnicity, religion, inappropriate images in public spaces, deliberate intimidation, stalking, harassing photography or recording, sustained disruption of talks or other events, inappropriate physical contact, and unwelcome attention.

Participants asked to stop any harassing behavior are expected to comply immediately.

Sponsors are also subject to the anti-harassment policy. In particular, sponsors should not use sexualised images, activities, or other material. Booth staff (including volunteers) should not use sexualised clothing/uniforms/costumes, or otherwise create a sexualised environment.

If a participant engages in harassing behavior, the conference organisers may take any action they deem appropriate, including warning the offender or expulsion from the conference with no refund.

If you are being harassed, notice that someone else is being harassed, or have any other concerns, please contact a member of conference staff immediately.

Conference staff will be happy to help participants contact venue security or local law enforcement, or otherwise assist those experiencing harassment to feel safe for the duration of the conference. We value your attendance.

We expect participants to follow these rules at conference and workshop venues and conference-related social events.

Attendance Is At Your Own Risk

Attendance at OWASP Norway Day is at your own risk and by entering OWASP Norway Day you agree not to hold OWASP Norway Day, partners, subsidiaries or parent companies liable for any damage or distress incurred at an OWASP Norway Day event.

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Original source and credit: JSConf US & The Ada Initiative & OWASP AppSec Day 2018

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