[Owasp-ahmedabad] OWASP AppSec Asia Conference 2009 happening in India

Soi, Dhruv dhruv.soi at owasp.org
Thu Jul 9 13:38:20 EDT 2009

Dear OWASP members,

It gives me immense pleasure to make official announcement for upcoming
OWASP event in India. Last year, OWASP AppSec India Conference 2008
hosted in Delhi had participation from 350+ attendees from 80+ reputed
companies and govt. bodies in India, SriLanka, Middle East, etc.
Fortunately, for 2009, we got an approval from OWASP foundation to host
OWASP AppSec Asia Conference 2009 in India this time. It was last held
in Taiwan with around 1200+ participants from entire APAC region and we
hope to see similar response in this upcoming event.

Furthermore, the conference is no more limited to application security
tracks as we have collaborated with a Canada based information security
conference body to cover end-to-end information security tracks that
includes AppSec, Compliance, Network Security, Reversing, malware
research, Wi-fi, Cyber Forensics, etc. being held by top-notch and
regular speakers from BlackHat, HITB and other reputed international
conferences. Don't be surprised to see few Zer0 days at the event ;-)

Event will include 2 days of conference and 2 days of training being
held in National Capital Region of India from 17th - 20th November 2009.
More information about the event is available at www.securitybyte.org
and same will be available on OWASP wiki very soon. Block your calendars

If you are developing, researching, or implementing practical solutions
to protect Corporate or Government Information Infrastructures, please
consider sharing your experience and expertise at this conference.

First round of CFP submission is July 30th, 2009.  Send your interest
and submissions to cfp_at_securitybyte.org. For any Speaking query,
please contact us at speakers_at_securitybyte.org

We are seeking submissions for both Two days Conference Track & Post
conference two days Training workshops in the following areas:
Conference Tracks (17th - 18th November, 2009)
You can submit your response for any the following three conference tracks
* CT 1 - Application, Database & Web Security
* CT 2 - Infrastructure Security (Network / Wireless/ Bluetooth /
Malware / Forensics / Cyber- terrorism / Physical Security / Information
warfare etc.)
* CT 3 - Risk Management / Compliance
Session will have to be delivered in any one of the following Session
format for Conference talks:
* Coldfire Sessions (60 Minutes): These sessions are primarily core
technical talks and will cover the following categories:
o Zer0 Days / Original Security Research
o Application and Database Security (All Technologies)
o Cyber Terrorism / Critical Infrastructure Issues
o Incidence Response and Defeating Incidence Response
o Electronic Device Security (Cell Phones / PDA's etc..)
o Infrastructure Security (Wireless, Bluetooth, OS, Device etc)
o Browser Security
o Regulations (PCI, SoX 404, Clause 49 , ISO etc.)
* Rapidfire Sessions (30 Minutes): These sessions are focused around
Information Security Management issues that will be addressed through:
o Business Case
o Panel Talk / Open Discussion with more than one speaker
o Upto speed (Old attack vector, new attack technique)
Please provide the following details with your submission:
* Name, title, address, email and phone/contact number
* Session Track (Developer / Application Security or Infrastructure
Security or Risk Management)
* Session Format (Coldfire or Rapidfire)
* Short biography, photo, qualification, occupation, achievement and
affiliations (limit 250 words).
* Summary or abstract for your presentation (limit 1250 words)
* Technical requirements (video, internet, wireless, audio, etc.)
* References (Contact name, title, email address of two conferences you
have spoken at or comparable references)

Please feel free to contact me for any further details about the event.
We would be announcing advisory board for OWASP India very soon.

Many Thanks,
Dhruv Soi

Director - OWASP Delhi
Chair - OWASP India
Board Member - OWASP Global Conferences

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