[Owasp-leaders] Panel Members Wanted

Eoin Keary eoin.keary at owasp.org
Wed Aug 28 22:08:54 UTC 2013

I'm stoked!!! 
But "Greatest city in the world"? Leaders, members lets debate this at some Irish bar in NYC!

Eoin Keary
Owasp Global Board
+353 87 977 2988

On 28 Aug 2013, at 13:31, Tom Brennan <tomb at owasp.org> wrote:

> Coming off the success of OWASP AppSec EU Research event, everyone is
> full of energy - kudos to the EMEA TEAM for a job well done!
> NEXT IS: OWASP AppSecUSA (http://www.appsecusa.org) -- the team is
> happy to report that the event is on schedule to be amazing!!  During
> this years North American event, the team has already arranged
> multiple OWASP summit activities and related topics around the theme
> of confidentially, availability and integrity of data protected by
> software.  We are reaching out to you as a OWASP-Leaders  to crowd
> source nominate and recruit additional members of the community to
> have a dialog with the following moderators; maybe that person is YOU
> or a colleague?
> P1. Privacy or Security; Can we Have Both?
> Moderator: Jeff Fox, Consumer Reports Magazine
> Often confused with each other, security and privacy are both
> interdependent (privacy generally requires robust security) and
> sometimes at odds with each other (security may require sacrificing
> privacy). While the public’s online privacy has taken a big hit in the
> past decade, it is at least defended by an army of public-interest
> groups and legal experts. Meanwhile, to many, the public’s online
> security often remains shrouded in technical jargon and barely present
> in public policy discussions.This panel will explore issues such as
> these: -When do security measures go “over the line” and begin
> encroaching on individual privacy? -What privacy rights is the public
> (or should it be) willing to trade for more security?- Online
> anonymity gets a lot of lip service. Has it outlived its usefulness?
> Political dissidents aside, is it now doing more harm than good by
> shielding criminals while hardly protecting the average user?- Major
> private and public institutions often fall down on the job of ensuring
> either cybersecurity or cyberprivacy. What combination of
> self-regulation, government oversight, and market accountability (in
> the form of cyber insurance, auditing, and litigation) would most
> effectively push them to better meet their responsibility to the
> public and shareholders?
> - TBD
> - TBD
> - TBD
> - TBD
> P2. Wireless and the Post-PC World: Security a Complex Situation
> -Stephen Wellman, Editor-in-Chief, Slashdot Media
> A recent survey from the CTIA finds that by 2015, more Americans are
> expected to access the Internet through a mobile device than a PC.
> While such growth represents a boon to consumers and a financial boon
> to everyone who sells into such an ecosystem, it creates a complex set
> of challenges. In this panel, a broad group of stakeholders weigh in
> on the situation as well as offer best practices for security
> professionals, software developers, apps developers and anyone else
> whose job it is to manage security in the post-PC world where tablets,
> smartphones and apps have blurred the categories between personal and
> professional.
> -Rick Farina, AirTight Networks
> -Daniel Miessler, HP
> -Devindra Hardaware, VentureBeat
> -TBD
> -TBD
> P3. Women in Information Security: Who Are We? Where are we going? Why?
> Moderator: Joan Goodchild, Executive Editor, CSO Online
> -Dawn-Marie Hutchinson/Urban Outfitter
> -Maryanne Davidson, CTO Oracle
> -Valene Skerpac/Accenture
> -TBD
> -TBD
> -Winner of Women in Tech Grant #1 & Grant #2 details:
> http://appsecusa.org/2013/activities/owasp-women-in-application-security-appsec-program/
> P4. Security in Journalism
> Moderator: Dylan Tweney, Executive Editor, VentureBeat
> Cybersecurity is more important than ever to the news media. Hacks
> directed at media outlets have ranged from the fundamental to the
> sophisticated, but the damage has been uniformly significant. Not only
> has the reputation of trusted media organizations been impacted,
> billions of dollars in market value have been lost and the sacred bond
> between reporters and sources have been broken. At the same time,
> reporters are casting about for more secure ways to communicate with
> their sources, given that e-mails and phone records can be subpoenaed.
> In this panel, reporters, developers and other stakeholders describe
> how security issues have affected them and discuss leading-edge
> software and best practices to protect the newsroom as the 24/7,
> real-time, global clearing house of the 21st century information
> economy.
> -Phil Zimmermann, PGP Founder
> -TBD
> - TBD
> P5. Aim-Ready-Fire
> Moderator: Wendy Nader, 451 Group
> Software assurance in the past 5 - 6 years has emerged as the key
> focus area for information security professionals. The C - suite has
> recognized software assurance to be more than a hygiene problem as the
> application security breaches have started making impact to the bottom
> line of the companies. The international regulators are demanding
> systems that are more resilient. The number and complexity of cyber
> breaches keeps on increasing, there is no relief in sight, and that
> probably keeps up everyone up at night.. lets talk shop shall we?
> -Ajoy Kumar, Head of Application Security, UBS
> -Elliot Glazer, CISO, Dun and Bradstreet
> -Mahi Dontamsetti, Director and Head of Application Security, DTCC
> -Thein La, Vice President and Head of Application Security, Sungard
> -TBD
> - TBD
> P6. OPEN-MIC (we will be using (1) of these slots on the schedule for
> Moderator: YOU
> <Insert the topic, panel members and lets have that discussion>
> - TBD
> - TBD
> - TBD
> - TBD
> Here are the FAQ items that you need to know
> FAQ-1) Panel members will receive a FULL Briefing Badge to attend
> AppSecUSA 20-Nov and 21-Nov
> FAQ-2) OWASP is unable to pay a honorarium or travel expenses for any
> panel member
> FAQ-3) Appropriate a biography and photo available and will be
> accepted by the panel moderator.
> Do you have, are you the PERFECT PERSON or have a suggestion?
> What are you waiting for…. take it OFF-LIST and pick up the phone,
> send a email and cc: appsecusa at owasp.org to connect the dots and make
> AppSecUSA amazing with content and community.
> http://appsecusa.org/2013/press/
> Bill Lessard
> PRwithBrains
> wlessard at prwithbrains.com
> 914.476.6089
> P.S. While visiting NYC don't forget to also explore the greatest city
> in the world with family and friends  -
> http://appsecusa.org/2013/activities/visiting-nyc/
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