OWASP Foundation: New York Times CTO; Senior Executives from HP, Oracle, Bloomberg LP Among Confirmed Speakers For AppSec USA

Conference will be held Nov. 18 to 21 in New York City

September 25, 2013

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NEW YORK, Sept. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- OWASP AppSec USA (www.appsecusa.org), the premier security conference for Builders, Breakers and Defenders, has announced additional confirmed speakers for AppSec USA 2013. AppSec USA is OWASP's annual North American conference, attracting thousands of security professionals from around the world for two days of training and two days of panels, networking, a career fair, an expo and other special competitions and technical events. The conference will be held November 18-21, at the Marriott Marquis, in Times Square, New York City.

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"We are excited to unveil this final roster of over 100 speakers," said Sarah Baso, Executive Director, OWASP. "With the addition of speakers from the New York Times, Oracle, HP, Bloomberg and Symantec, along with participants from Adobe, Mozilla, Twitter, Slashdot, VentureBeat, Consumer Reports, MITRE, NIST, UBS, Mandiant, and Accenture, we look forward to an event that appeals to both senior-level practitioners and people just starting their career in application security."


● Rajiv Pant CTO New York Times Panel: CyberSecurity & the Media: All the News That's Fit to Protect?

● Daniel Miessler Principal Security Architect HP Panel: Wireless & the BYOD World: Securing a Complex Situation

● Jason Rouse & Pravir Chandra Security Architects Bloomberg LP Panel: Wireless & the BYOD World: Securing a Complex Situation Panel: Ready-Fire-Aim

● Dylan Tweney Executive Editor VentureBeat Panel: CyberSecurity & the Media: All the News That's Fit to Protect?

● Dawn-Marie Hutchinson Sr. Manager IT Security Urban Outfitters, Inc. Panel: Women in Application Security

● Gary Phillips Senior Director, R&D Symantec Panel: Women in Application Security

For the complete schedule, please visit: http://www.appsecusa.org.

Established in 2004, AppSec USA is the marquee North American conference from the OWASP Foundation Inc., a global, non-profit community focused on improving software security. Now in its ninth year, AppSec USA 2013 will include a Capture-The-Flag (CTF) competition, a Career Fair, 3K race benefiting ScriptEd, lockpick village and holiday food drive with YouGiveGoods, along with extensive hands-on training and an exhibition hall.

Sponsors and other supporters of AppSec USA 2013 include HP, Adobe, Aspect Security, Arxan, AsTech Consulting, eLearnSecurity, F5 Networks, Mozilla, NetSPI, Qualys, Parasoft, Quotium, Sonatype, WhiteHat, Slashdot, Trustwave, ISC(2), ADP, Twitter, among many more.

Attendees: Register before October 15th and save $200. For ore information, visit www.appsecusa.org.

About OWASP Foundation

The Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) is dedicated to making application security visible by empowering individuals and organizations to make informed decisions about true software security risks. As a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit worldwide charitable organization, OWASP does not endorse or recommend commercial products or services. Instead, we allow our community to remain vendor-neutral with the collective wisdom of the best individual minds in software security worldwide.

For more information, visit: www.owasp.org. Follow us on Twitter at: @appsecusa

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