[Owasp-leaders] Panel Members Wanted

Jim Manico jim.manico at owasp.org
Thu Aug 29 05:31:14 UTC 2013

Yes, we have a huge exodus of people leaving Hawaii and moving to
Denver (snow), Ireland (rain), and Melbourne (crazy Aussies).


Jim Manico
(808) 652-3805

On Aug 29, 2013, at 10:44 AM, Chris Schmidt <chris.schmidt at owasp.org> wrote:

> 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
>>> a NEW PANEL)
>>> 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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