[Owasp-Bangladesh] PRESS RELEASE: OWASP AppSec Asia Pacific 2012

AppSec AsiaPac 2012 Conference appsecasia2012 at owasp.org
Mon Mar 26 23:40:29 UTC 2012


*Asia's Premier Information Security Conference* *Returns with OWASP AppSec
Asia Pacific 2012*



*Popular Event to Attract Leading Experts for Four Days of Discussion and
Training, April 11 - 14*



Sydney, March 25, 2012—AppSec Asia Pacific, after it's very successful
conference last year in Beijing, Asia's premier information security
conference, returns with AppSec Asia Pacific 2012
(http://www.appsecAPAC.org<http://www.appsecapac.org/>)
back to Sydney. AppSec Asia Pacific is the Open Web & Application Security
Project's (OWASP's) annual gathering of leading experts in the field of
application security. The event will be held at the Four Points Sheraton,
Darling Harbour, Sydney, Australia, April 11-14.



AppSec Asia Pacific features two days of training April 11-12, followed by
two days of talks, April 13-14. The event will provide a forum for hundreds
of IT professionals and managers interested in securing web technologies to
learn, interact, network, and attend presentations and training given by
some of the world's top practitioners of application security.



"With the ever growing number and complexity of attacks that have taken
place over the past year, we feel that the business and communities across
the Asia Pacific region could greatly benefit from what we offer now more
than ever," said Justin Derrry, AppSec APAC organizer. "We encourage and
welcome security professionals, technology executives, students, and
everyone who realises the importance that application security plays in all
of our lives to attend."

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*Highlight's of AppSec Asia Pacific 2012 will include:*

Ø Keynotes by Dr. Jason Smith, Assistant Director at CERT Australia,
Alastair MacGibbon, Managing Partner of Surete Group, Jeremiah Grossman,
CTO of WhiteHat Security and Jacob West, Director at Fortify at
Hewlett-Packard

Ø Industry Panel topics from Finance and Insurance Sectors

Ø Presentation by Matt Tesauro, member of the global OWASP board and
project leader of the OWASP WTE project with tools and documentation for
testing web applications

Ø Presentation by Tobias Gondrom, from OWASP London and working group chair
of the Web Security WG at the IETF, responsible for international standards
to improve internet and web security

Ø Training classes to include Assessing & Exploiting Web Applications with
Samurai-WTF*, Mobile Penetration Testing, Advanced Training for Developers
and a training for CISO and senior information security managers*

Ø Networking Opportunities to meet peers, industry experts and other
developers

Ø Gain access to resources within OWASP projects as well as leading vendors

Ø *Full schedule at *http://www.appsecAPAC.org <http://www.appsecapac.org/>


Derry added, "In accordance with the broadening of OWASP's mission after
the 2011 OWASP Global Summit, AppSec APAC is extending its content beyond
the realm of web applications to include all aspects of web and application
security. We invite all practitioners of application security and those who
work with or interact with all facets of application security to submit
papers and participate in the conference."



OWASP AppSec APAC attracts a worldwide audience. Executives from Fortune
500 firms along with technical thought leaders such as security architects
and lead developers will be traveling to hear the cutting-edge ideas
presented by Information Security’s top talent. Past conferences have drawn
more than 800 technologists from Government, Financial Services, Media,
Pharmaceuticals, Healthcare, Technology, and many other verticals.



Sponsored by Fortify, Appsecure, Imperva, Ionize, Content Security Pty Ltd.
and Trustwave, AppSec APAC is hosted by the Open Web & Application Security
Project (OWASP), a 501c3 Not-For-Profit. OWASP is an open-source
application security project made up of corporations, educational
organizations, and individuals from around the world. Providing free,
vendor-neutral, practical, cost-effective application security guidelines,
the organization has become the de facto standards body for application
security over the past decade.



To attend OWASP AppSec APAC 2012, visit:
http://www.appsecAPAC.org<http://www.appsecapac.org/> or
register at https://www.regonline.com/appsecapac2012. To become a member of
OWASP or a sponsor of AppSec APAC 2012, kindly drop us a note at:
appsecasia2012 at owasp.org.



*About OWASP:*

The Open Web & Application Security Project (OWASP) is a worldwide free and
open community focused on improving the security of application software.
Our mission is to make application security visible, so that people and
organizations can make informed decisions about true application security
risks. Everyone is free to participate in OWASP and *all of our
materials*are available under a free and open software license. The
OWASP Foundation
is a 501c3 not-for-profit charitable organization that ensures the ongoing
availability and support for our work from Individuals, Organization
Supporters & Accredited University Supporters. For more information, please
visit: http <http://www.owasp.org/>://
<http://www.owasp.org/>www<http://www.owasp.org/>
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org <http://www.owasp.org/>/ <http://www.owasp.org/>





*MEDIA CONTACT:*

Bill Lessard

PRwithBrains

appsecasia2012 at owasp.org

+1 914.476.6089 - office
+1 914.330.3501 - cell
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