Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Reminders/Announcements!

  1. Early Bird registration for OWASP AppSec DC 09 ends on Friday! Don’t miss out on the savings. Register today! http://www.owasp.org/index.php/OWASP_AppSec_US_2009_-_Washington_DC#tab=Welcome
  2. OWASP will be hosting the 2009 OWASP Global Summit on November 11, 2009, the day prior to AppSec DC. Summit information can be found here: http://www.owasp.org/index.php/Summit_2009 Please make plans to extend your stay in DC to participate in this event.
  3. CFP for OWASP Italy Day IV has been extended to October 3, 2009. http://www.owasp.org/index.php/Italy_OWASP_Day_4

Please contact me with any questions! As always, thank you for your continued efforts and support of OWASP.

Kate Hartmann
OWASP Operations Director
9175 Guilford Road
Suite 300
Columbia, MD 21046

301-275-9403
kate.hartmann@owasp.org
Skype: kate.hartmann1

Wednesday, September 16, 2009

OWASP-Italy Day IV

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OWASP-Italy Day IV: "Secure Software Initiatives"
Milan - 6th November 2009

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Introduction
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Following on from the great successes of last OWASP Days, the new conference
will take place next 6th November 2009 in Milan.


Organization and goals:
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  • The event will show several points of discussion: we will present the state of the art of the Secure Software Initiatives and technical speeches about the new researches in Application Security.
  • As conclusion of the day, we organize a round table discussing the most interesting subjects came out during the event.
  • Conference goal is creating a debate on which will be the evolution of the research for the Web Application Security, and how to start a secure software initiative.
Call For Paper:
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OWASP solicits contributions on the above topics, or general matters of interest to the community. Those who are interested in participating as speakers to the conference can submit an abstract of the speech to the OWASP-Italy

Board by email at: owasp-italy owasp.org

The email subject must be “OWASP Day 4: CFP” and the email body must contains the following information/sections:
  • Name and Surname
  • Email address
  • Telephone number
  • Company name and role
  • Short biography(max 100 words)
  • List of the author’s previous papers/articles/speeches on the same topics
  • Title of the contribution
  • Type of contribution: Technical or Informative
  • Abstract (max one A4 style page)
  • Why the contribution is relevant for OWASP-Italy Day 4
The submission will be reviewed by the OWASP-Italy Board and the 8-9 most interesting ones will be selected and invited for presentation

Important dates:
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  • Contributions submission deadline: 21st September 2009
  • Communication of acceptance for contributions: 10th October 2009
Additional information:
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Kate Hartmann
OWASP Operations Director
9175 Guilford Road
Suite 300
Columbia, MD 21046

301-275-9403
kate.hartmann@owasp.org
Skype: kate.hartmann1