<div class="gmail_quote"><p align="center" style="margin-bottom:0in;margin-bottom:.0001pt;text-align:center"><b><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Arial Black","sans-serif"">Asia's
Premier Information Security Conference</span></b><span lang="EN-GB"> </span><b><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Arial Black","sans-serif"">Returns with
OWASP AppSec Asia Pacific 2012</span></b></p>

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<p align="center" style="margin-bottom:0in;margin-bottom:.0001pt;text-align:center"><b><i><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-family:"Arial Narrow","sans-serif"">Popular
Event to Attract Leading Experts for Four Days of Discussion and Training,
April 11 - 14</span></i></b></p>

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<p style="margin-bottom:0in;margin-bottom:.0001pt"><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Verdana","sans-serif"">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 (</span><span lang="EN-GB"><a href="http://www.appsecapac.org/" target="_blank"><span style="font-family:"Verdana","sans-serif"">http://www.appsecAPAC.org</span></a>)
back to Sydney</span><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Verdana","sans-serif"">. 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. </span></p>

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<p style="margin-bottom:0in;margin-bottom:.0001pt"><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Verdana","sans-serif"">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. </span></p>

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<p style="margin-bottom:0in;margin-bottom:.0001pt"><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Verdana","sans-serif"">"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." </span></p>

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<p><b><u><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Verdana","sans-serif"">Highlight's
of AppSec Asia Pacific 2012 will include:</span></u></b></p>

<p style="margin-left:35.35pt"><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Wingdings">Ø<span style="font-family:'Times New Roman';font-size:7pt"> </span></span><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Verdana","sans-serif"">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 </span></p>

<p style="margin-left:35.35pt"><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Wingdings">Ø<span style="font-family:'Times New Roman';font-size:7pt"> </span></span><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Verdana","sans-serif"">Industry
Panel topics from Finance and Insurance Sectors</span></p>

<p style="margin-top:0in;margin-right:0in;margin-bottom:0in;margin-left:35.35pt;margin-bottom:.0001pt"><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Wingdings">Ø<span style="font-family:'Times New Roman';font-size:7pt">
</span></span><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Verdana","sans-serif"">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</span><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-size:10.0pt"> </span></p>

<p style="margin-top:0in;margin-right:0in;margin-bottom:0in;margin-left:35.35pt;margin-bottom:.0001pt"><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Wingdings">Ø<span style="font-family:'Times New Roman';font-size:7pt">
</span></span><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Verdana","sans-serif"">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</span><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-size:10.0pt"></span></p>

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</span></span><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Verdana","sans-serif"">Training classes to include Assessing &
Exploiting Web Applications with Samurai-WTF<strong><span style="font-weight:normal">, Mobile Penetration Testing, Advanced Training for
Developers and a training for CISO and senior information security managers</span></strong></span><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-size:10.0pt"></span></p>

<p style="margin-left:35.35pt"><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Wingdings">Ø<span style="font-family:'Times New Roman';font-size:7pt"> </span></span><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Verdana","sans-serif"">Networking
Opportunities to meet peers, industry experts and other developers</span></p>

<p style="margin-left:35.35pt"><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Wingdings">Ø<span style="font-family:'Times New Roman';font-size:7pt"> </span></span><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Verdana","sans-serif"">Gain
access to resources within OWASP projects as well as leading vendors</span></p>

<p style="margin-left:35.35pt"><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Wingdings">Ø<span style="font-family:'Times New Roman';font-size:7pt"> </span></span><strong><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Verdana","sans-serif";font-weight:normal">Full schedule at </span></strong><span><a href="http://www.appsecapac.org/" target="_blank">http<span lang="EN-GB">://www.appsecAPAC.org</span></a></span><span> <span lang="EN-GB">  </span></span><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-size:10.0pt"> </span></p>



<p style="margin-bottom:0in;margin-bottom:.0001pt"><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Verdana","sans-serif"">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."</span></p>

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<p style="margin-bottom:0in;margin-bottom:.0001pt"><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Verdana","sans-serif"">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.</span></p>

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<p style="margin-bottom:0in;margin-bottom:.0001pt"><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Verdana","sans-serif"">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.  </span></p>

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<p style="margin-bottom:0in;margin-bottom:.0001pt"><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Verdana","sans-serif"">To
attend OWASP AppSec APAC 2012, visit: </span><span lang="EN-GB"><a href="http://www.appsecapac.org/" target="_blank"><span style="font-family:"Verdana","sans-serif"">http://www.appsecAPAC.org</span></a>
</span><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Verdana","sans-serif"">or register at <a href="https://www.regonline.com/appsecapac2012" target="_blank">https://www.regonline.com/appsecapac2012</a>.
To become a member of OWASP or a sponsor of AppSec APAC 2012, kindly drop us a
note at: <a href="mailto:appsecasia2012@owasp.org" target="_blank">appsecasia2012@owasp.org</a></span><span lang="EN-GB">.   </span></p>

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<p style="margin-bottom:0in;margin-bottom:.0001pt"><b><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Verdana","sans-serif"">About OWASP:</span></b></p>

<p style="margin-bottom:0in;margin-bottom:.0001pt"><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Verdana","sans-serif"">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 <u>all of our materials</u>
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: </span><span lang="EN-GB"><a href="http://www.owasp.org/" target="_blank"><span style="font-family:"Verdana","sans-serif"">http</span></a><a href="http://www.owasp.org/" target="_blank"><span style="font-family:"Verdana","sans-serif"">://</span></a><a href="http://www.owasp.org/" target="_blank"><span style="font-family:"Verdana","sans-serif"">www</span></a><a href="http://www.owasp.org/" target="_blank"><span style="font-family:"Verdana","sans-serif"">.</span></a><a href="http://www.owasp.org/" target="_blank"><span style="font-family:"Verdana","sans-serif"">owasp</span></a><a href="http://www.owasp.org/" target="_blank"><span style="font-family:"Verdana","sans-serif"">.</span></a><a href="http://www.owasp.org/" target="_blank"><span style="font-family:"Verdana","sans-serif"">org</span></a><a href="http://www.owasp.org/" target="_blank"><span style="font-family:"Verdana","sans-serif"">/</span></a></span></p>



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