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If you have an interest in application security, take note… The Dublin Chapter of OWASP are hosting their next event on Tuesday 22nd October. This one will be held in T-Cube Dublin office on Castle Street.

Taking the stage will be David Rook. David will discuss how Realex Payments approach Application Security. The real hook for me is that, his talk will not be focused on complicated theoretical approaches, instead he will the story of how Realex have scaled application security, give practical examples, offer simple tips and some valuably placed warnings.


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The standards of software and web development are improving at an impressive rate. That said, developers are still building insecure software.

I am a member of OWASP, and have been reading up on one of their projects; the OWASP Periodic Table of Vulnerabilities. Now, there are some respected anthologies of weaknesses or vulnerabilities (OWASP Top 10, CWE-25, TCV2) but there hasn’t been a successful attempt at classifying issues based on how best they should be solved. Introducing the Periodic Table. This attempts to classify issues based on the most scalable solution. That may be in frameworks, perimeter tech, custom code, or attempting to fix the browsers and standards.

Click here to view the table

PS, if you have an interest in Cyber Security, this upcoming event may be worth attending. I’m not sure if the date is a coincidence, but it will be held on 11th of September. See below and here for details.

Can Ireland be Hacked?