3 Things To Know About OWASP AppSec USA 2015

Written by Published in AppSecUSA 2015 Blog, Uncategorized

Our nonprofit community with 200 chapters in more than 100 countries globally is deeply invested in enabling everyone to make informed security decisions by elevating the focus on software security. This mission is embodied in our largest outreach efforts—AppSec conferences—that disseminate security knowledge through technical talks, panels, hands-on training sessions, keynotes and more. With recent government breaches and the continued concern around user security and privacy, this years AppSec USA comes at the perfect time to address the most salient security issues today.  Here are a few things to expect at this year’s AppSec USA in San Francisco, Sept. 22-25.

Hands on Training

There is a massive shortfall in the industry for quality security engineers. Learn application security fundamentals from the best of the best to secure your organization through hands on training opportunities.

The trainings range from advanced android and iOS hands-on exploitation to a malware crash course that includes hands-on malware dissection, software debugging, malware analysis and more. In a time where security professionals are increasingly needed in the effort against cyber threats, everyone from developers to incident responders need to stay up-to-date on the latest threats and the best practices and tools needed to keep systems safe.

Listen, Learn, Discuss

Learn, listen and discuss about pertinent, cutting edge security topics like how to address cloud security for your applications, how to handle security at scale and about real-time event detection and response. Experts from security companies like WhiteHat,  iSec Partners and Denim Group; technology providers such as Docker and Akami; and enterprise security teams like Netflix, Salesforce and LinkedIn will all cover a variety of security topics and enable discussions to address security experts’ burning questions. Additionally, learn about the state of security, its most pressing issues and what it will take to secure them from keynote speakers like Facebook  CISO Alex Stamos, Microsoft MVP Troy Hunt, Chief Cybersecurity Official of DHS Dr. Phyllis Schneck and more.

Build Your Network, Find the Right Talent

A crucial aspect to any conference, network and connect with the brightest security minds in the world at the most concentrated event for application security. Discuss the leading topics with people from all parts of the security process including software developers, information security professionals, incident responders, computer security researchers, and corporate investigators.

Hiring? Job searching? AppSec USA also provides the opportunity to network with a wide range of security professionals and find your next gig or next great hire at our career fair. Some of the hottest companies will be participating including Netflix, Twitter, Airbnb, Palantir, LinkedIn, NetSuite, MobileIron, and Tableau.

Don’t miss out on the opportunity to connect and participate in what easily is the most important topic in tech today, security.

OWASP AppSecUSA – the largest application security conference in the world.Don’t miss out!

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