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Hacker conference to address emerging Web threats




Hacker conference to address emerging Web threats
Hacker conference to address emerging Web threats



http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9175298/Hacker_conference_to_address_emerging_Web_threats?taxonomyId=17 

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 
vulnerabilities.

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 
other functions.

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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