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OWASP

September 10, 2015 12:30 ET

OWASP Announces Fireside Chats at AppSec USA 2015 Conference

Facebook, Twitter, Netflix, Uber and Salesforce to Discuss Current State of Security at Leading AppSec Conference in San Francisco Sept. 22-25

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - Sep 10, 2015) -  The Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP), the worldwide nonprofit organization focused on improving the security of software, today announced the final lineup for this year's Fireside Chats at AppSec USA. The chats are held over two days and will include experts from Facebook, Twitter, Netflix, Uber, Salesforce, Sonatype, Chef and Intuit who will share first-hand perspective and insights on application security successes and challenges. The Fireside Chats will be part of the four-day AppSec USA 2015 conference in San Francisco from Sept. 22-25 and will focus on new research on DevOps, cloud and application security.

Event Details:

Fireside Chat: "Tech Companies Tackle AppSec: Successes, Challenges, Battle Scars"

  • When: Thursday, Sept. 24 from 4-5 p.m. PT
  • Where: Hyatt Regency San Francisco, 5 Embarcadero Center, San Francisco, CA 94111 -- Room A
  • Who: Scott Behrens, Netflix; James Dolph, Salesforce; Matthew Finifter, Twitter; Alex Garbutt, Uber; Jim O'Leary, Facebook

Fireside Chat: "The End of SW Security as We Know It; Why This Might be a Good Thing"

  • When: Thursday, Sept. 24 from 4-5 p.m. PT
  • Where: Hyatt Regency San Francisco, 5 Embarcadero Center, San Francisco, CA 94111 -- Room C
  • Who: Josh Corman, Sonatype; Jez Humble, Chef; Shannon Lietz, Intuit

Fireside Chat: "OWASP & More -- State of OWASP"

  • When: Thursday, Sept. 24 from 4-5 p.m. PT
  • Where: Hyatt Regency San Francisco, 5 Embarcadero Center, San Francisco, CA 94111 -- Room B
  • Who: OWASP Board, OWASP Executive Director

Fireside Chat: "How Universities Can Build the Next Generation of Security Engineers"

  • When: Friday, Sept. 25 from 3-3:55 p.m. PT
  • Where: Hyatt Regency San Francisco, 5 Embarcadero Center, San Francisco, CA 94111 -- Room A
  • Who: Matt Bishop, UC Davis and Sid Stamm, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, Sam Bowne, City College San Francisco

To participate in AppSec USA 2015, please register here. For more information about AppSec USA 2015, please visit the website.

About OWASP

The OWASP Foundation was founded in 2001 and was established as a nonprofit organization in the United States in 2004 to ensure the ongoing availability and support for our work at OWASP. OWASP is an international organization and the OWASP Foundation supports OWASP efforts around the world. OWASP is an open community dedicated to enabling organizations to conceive, develop, acquire, operate, and maintain applications that can be trusted. All of the OWASP tools, documents, forums and chapters are free and open to anyone interested in improving application security. We advocate approaching application security as a people, process, and technology problem because the most effective approaches to application security include improvements in all of these areas. We can be found at www.owasp.org.

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