[Owasp-leaders] Panel Members Wanted

Eoin Keary eoin.keary at owasp.org
Thu Aug 29 08:27:52 UTC 2013

Let it rain, where do you think we get the water to make Guinness ??

Eoin Keary
Owasp Global Board
+353 87 977 2988

On 29 Aug 2013, at 06:31, Jim Manico <jim.manico at owasp.org> wrote:

> Yes, we have a huge exodus of people leaving Hawaii and moving to
> Denver (snow), Ireland (rain), and Melbourne (crazy Aussies).
> ;-)
> --
> Jim Manico
> @Manicode
> (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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