Thursday, October 4, 2012

OWASP AppSec USA Update


Dear OWASP Community Members,

Hundreds (600+) of your colleagues have already registered for OWASP AppSec USA (Austin, TX) October 23-26, 2012. Don’t be left behind. Register now www.appsecusa.org

Speakers: 58 sessions, and 3 keynotes including:
  • Douglas Crockford’s keynote, “Securing JavaScript”
  • Jerry Hoff’s session, “AppSec Training, Securing the SDLC, WebGoat.NET and the Meaning of Life”
  • John Steven’s session, “Analyzing and Fixing Password Protection Schemes”
  • Dan Kuykendall’s session, “Get off your AMG and don’t REST on JSON” 

Training Update: There are seven 2-day training courses, and four 1-day training courses taught by industry experts. Slots are filling up quickly, with some classes already full. Select your training course here: http://www.appsecusa.org/schedule/trainings/  Details on training promotions are available here: http://owasp.blogspot.com/2012/09/appsec-usa-2012-training-promotions.html

Movie Sneak Preview: AppSec USA 2012 will feature a preview screening of the movie, “Reboot.” There are only 300 passes available, and they are filling fast. You need to register for the movie in order to attend, here are the details: http://www.appsecusa.org/schedule/reboot/

University Challenge: Are you a student already attending or interested in attending?  Learn more and sign up for our University Challenge here: https://docs.google.com/a/owasp.org/spreadsheet/viewform?formkey=dE5makFZSUo1eXNhSkVrMXc5TjZsSHc6MQ#gid=0

T-Shirt Update: Needless to say, you’ll want these awesome souvenirs. We’re placing the order this week, please register so we can forecast accordingly.

Already Registered? For those of you who have already registered, spread the word. Remember to pack your running shoes for the 5K charity run. Register here: http://www.appsecusa.org/schedule/5k-charity-run/

See you soon,

The AppSec USA Team

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