[Owasp-leaders] OWASP AppSec Asia Pacific 2012

Jim Manico jim.manico at owasp.org
Sun Mar 25 15:32:03 UTC 2012


OWASP Leaders,

The following press release has been published here: 
http://owasp.blogspot.com/2012/03/owasp-appsec-asia-pacific-2012.html

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Jim Manico

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      OWASP AppSec Asia Pacific 2012


      PRESS RELEASE: OWASP AppSec Asia Pacific 2012

*_FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:_*

*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."

*_Highlight's of AppSec Asia Pacific 2012 will include:_*
ØKeynotes 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
ØIndustry Panel topics from Finance and Insurance Sectors
ØPresentation 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
ØPresentation 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
ØTraining 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*
ØNetworking Opportunities to meet peers, industry experts and other 
developers
ØGain 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 
athttps://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 <mailto: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 
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<http://www.owasp.org/>/ <http://www.owasp.org/>


*MEDIA CONTACT:*

Bill Lessard
PRwithBrains
appsecasia2012 at owasp.org <mailto:appsecasia2012 at owasp.org>
+1 914.476.6089 - office
+1 914.330.3501 - cell

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