[Owasp-leaders] Panel Members Wanted

Chris Schmidt chris.schmidt at owasp.org
Thu Aug 29 02:43:25 UTC 2013

I know the perfect place! But it may be moot, everyone knows Denver is
the best city in the world...

On 8/28/13 4:08 PM, Eoin Keary wrote:
> 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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