Tuesday, September 11, 2012

AppSec USA 2012: Training, Conference Schedule, and More

The OWASP AppSec USA 2012 team has exciting updates for the October 23-26, 2012 event
taking place at the Hyatt Regency in downtown Austin, Texas!

Training | Conference Schedule Released | Reserve your hotel room by Sept. 23 | 5K for Charity | Movie Sneak Preview: Reboot | Register | Thanks to our Sponsors


Ready to learn the art of SQL injection? Got it. Advanced Threat Modeling? You're covered. Taking OWASP WTE (OWASP Live CD) to the next level? Learn from its maintainer! Hardening your .NET or J2EE code? Be instructed by masters of the craft Erez Metula (author of "Managed Code Rootkits") and Sherif Koussa (lead developer on WebGoat5.0 and lead instructor at Secure Code Gurus).  We even have training for CISOs looking for info on setting up, managing and improving their global information security organization using mature OWASP projects and tools.

Learn more about our 1-day and 2-day classes> http://www.appsecusa.org/schedule/trainings/

OWASP AppSec USA 2012 is also offering a FREE Pass ($375 value) to a half-day pre-Conference Developer Training – for developers new to Application Security and the OWASP Community >  http://owasp.blogspot.com/2012/09/free-half-day-developer-training-at.html


We have released the schedule (still subject to change) at schedule.appsecusa.org and the mobile version at m.appsecusa.org.  You can create your own personal schedule, connect with other attendees and even import your schedule into Outlook or iCal.

Dont get stuck cabbing it every day, get your hotel room today. Our special discount rate of $189/night is ending on Sept 23 and the conference hotel is filling up.  Book at the Hyatt Regency Austin under our discounted rate > https://resweb.passkey.com/Resweb.do?mode=welcome_ei_new&eventID=6604435

AppSec USA 2012 5k Race to be held prior to conference sessions on Friday. The $50 fee includes race support and a limited edition Nike Dri-Fit t-shirt. All proceeds will be donated to the OWASP Projects Reboot initiative (https://www.owasp.org/index.php/Projects_Reboot_2012)

If you’ve already registered for AppSec and would like to attend, simply LOG IN HERE and add it to your agenda. If you have not already registered for AppSec, you should REGISTER TODAY to reserve your pass.

We are very excited to announce a special sneak preview of the new film “Reboot” at OWASP AppSec USA 2012! Set within a dystopian world that is a collision between technology and humanity, “Reboot” touches upon many of the current social and political concerns that arise from becoming more and more intertwined with the virtual.

In contemporary Los Angeles, a young female hacker (Stat) awakens from unconsciousness to find an iPhone glued to her hand and a mysterious countdown ticking away on the display. Suffering from head trauma, and with little recollection of who she is or what is happening, Stat races against time to figure out what the code means, and what unknown event the pending zero-hour will bring.

Only 300 passes are available for this special screening at AppSec and it has already been added as an OPTIONAL AGENDA ITEM for our attendees. If you’ve already registered for AppSec and would like to attend, simply LOG IN HERE and add it to your agenda. If you have not already registered for AppSec, you should REGISTER TODAY to reserve your pass.

Register early and save money. Register a large group and save even more. And if you're a student, the savings are huge. So sign up today for a great deal, and please spread the word to students in
 computation, information protection, forensics, and law. We need more people to secure the world's systems. Registration is open and prices go up by another $50 on September 30th!


We are EXTREMELY thankful to our donors and sponsors:

Adobe, NTOBJECTives, Aspect Security, Checkmarx, iMPERVA, Cigital, Qualys, NetSPI, Veracode, IBM, f5, WhiteHat, Trustwave Spiderlabs, Impact Security, Denim Group, Gemalto, Gotham Digital Science, Symplified, Blueinfy, Core Security Technologies, Radware, RSA Security, Rapid7, Falling Rock, and Pwnie Express.

THANK YOU! We couldn't pull this off without your generous support!

Thanks all.

OWASP AppSec USA 2012, Austin TX
Training: October 23-24,
Talks, CTF, Showroom, & More: October 25-25

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