[Owasp-leaders] Recap German OWASP Day 2012

Eoin eoin.keary at owasp.org
Mon Nov 12 16:29:40 UTC 2012


Congrats dirk and team! Did Manico drink the beer also :)
He owes me one...

Eoin Keary
Owasp Global Board
+353 87 977 2988


On 12 Nov 2012, at 15:30, Dirk Wetter <dirk.wetter at owasp.org> wrote:

> 
> Dear leaders,
> 
> last week on Wednesday we held our German OWASP Day 2012. We'd like
> to summarize the results.
> 
> Compared to 2011, which was a already great year, in 2012 we had more
> than 200 participants which is an increase of ~30%. As a consequence the
> financial outcome could be labeled as a big success. Also due to the
> ~34000 € income from sponsorships.
> 
> Looking at the topics and speakers in 2011 where attendees were pleased,
> 2012 we felt it was even better. We had a separate, small mobile
> security track and managed to present more talks in the one day. The
> feedback forms we got and evaluated were giving our conference very good
> grades.
> 
> We were glad that we could welcome a few speakers from outside Germany.
> Jim Manico and Jerry Hoff did an excellent job giving defense talks.
> Simon Bennetts' ZAP was great attracting developers as well as OWASP
> rookies. Angela Sasse (University College of London, closing note)
> teached us how important it is to not bother users with useless
> warnings. Volkmar Lotz (keynote) shared some light into the security
> education at SAP.
> 
> Atmosphere was as excellent as last year, same Bavarian style reception
> event the evening before. This year it was Jim Manico opened the beer
> barrel with 2.5 hits.
> 
> If you have any questions, pls let us know.
> 
> Thx,
> 
> Dirk
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