Safelight Security Advisors Headlines OWASP Boston Meetings with Monthly Lightning Talk Series

May 3, 2010

BOSTON, May 3 /PRNewswire/ —

What: In the first of the Safelight Security Advisors Lightning Talk Series, CEO Rob Cheyne will discuss “An Introduction to SQL Injection,” at the Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) Boston chapter meeting, Monday, May 3.

Rob will cover the methodology used by professional attackers, along with detailed demonstrations of one of the most common and dangerous OWASP Top 10 issues.

After demonstrating how SQL injection can be used to run system commands and gain root access on a database server, Rob will provide practical tips for defending against SQL injection flaws.

Safelight’s Lightning talks are designed for members newer to OWASP interested in understanding the basics of web application security, although everyone should feel free to attend.

When: May 3, 2010, with subsequent meetings typically the first Wednesday of the month

6:30 – 7:00 p.m. Networking

7:00 – 9:00 p.m. Main Presentations

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Where: Microsoft New England Research & Development Center

One Memorial Drive, Suite 100

Cambridge, MA 02142

Tel: (857) 453-6000

Directions: http://microsoftcambridge.com/About/Directions/tabid/89/Default.aspx

About Rob Cheyne

Rob Cheyne is the founder and CEO of Safelight Security Advisors, an information security education company.

In his 20 years of information technology experience, Rob has consulted for some of the largest and most respected global brands, and has personally taught more than 10,000 developers, architects and their managers in information security fundamentals, secure architecture & design, and secure coding. His experience as a software developer, systems integrator, security expert, consultant, trainer and entrepreneur provides him with a unique blend of business and technical expertise.

Rob was a founding employee of @stake, a highly regarded pioneer in information security consulting, and he was an author of the award-winning L0phtCrack password auditing software.

About Safelight Security Advisors

Safelight Security Advisors is an information security education company that delivers effective, comprehensive and flexible training programs. We’ve trained tens of thousands of students globally on information security across all major vertical markets and for some of the world’s top corporate brands. With a 100 percent focus on training, our instructor-led and online learning courses deliver new and innovative ways of teaching companies how to be more secure. For more information, visit www.securityadvisors.com.

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