By Jeremy Kirk
IDG News Service
April 9, 2010
The Black Hat conference will kick off this week in Barcelona with
training sessions and briefings from some of the most talented security
researchers in the industry.
Facebook's chief security officer, Max Kelly, is scheduled for a keynote
presentation on Wednesday following two days of training sessions. The
last two days of the conference will focus on briefings featuring
research into a variety of threats on the Internet and application
One of those presentations will focus on a way to insert a backdoor into
SAP's ERP (enterprise resource planning) applications. SAP's business
software is often the core of a company's operations and is used to
manage invoicing, human resources, procurement and billing, among many
SAP's software uses databases from companies such as Oracle, said
Mariano Nuez Di Croce, director of research and development for Onapsis,
a company that focuses on penetration testing for SAP systems and others
such as Oracle's PeopleSoft and JD Edwards enterprise applications.
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