October 4, 2012: Classification and Mitigation of Modern Web Application Attacks

Supported by Imperva

Overview Hacktivism has increased dramatically in the past year and has become a priority for security organizations worldwide. Understanding hackers attack methods will help prepare your organization for an attack, should it ever be a target.

Speaker:Patti Sauder, Sr. Sales Engineering, will discuss options for better understanding how  current attacks are assembled. Specifically, Patti will present:

  • How social networks can be used to recruit members and promote hack campaigns.
  • Specific cyber reconnaissance and attack methods used by today’s hackers.
  • Key mitigation steps that organizations need to help protect against attacks.
  • A live demonstration of attack tools and mitigation using Imperva’s Web Application Firewall

A raffle will be held at the end for an Amazon Fire tablet!!!

Location Monthly meetings are held from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM MST at the StoneHouse, unless otherwise stated: 665 Park Boulevard  Boise, ID 83712  The StoneHouse is located at 665 Park Blvd., next to the Ram, near the intersection of Broadway Ave. and Park Blvd.

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