All Speakers and Trainers Finalized for AppSec California 2015

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Security Experts from Veracode, LinkedIn, Bugcrowd, and Qualcomm chosen to Present at Leading Information Security Event

AppSec California, the West Coast’s leading InfoSec event, today announced the final speaker line-up for its second annual event taking place on January 26-28, 2015. The event, held at the Annenberg Community Beach House in Santa Monica, California will offer three days of action-packed presentations and training sessions for IT and IT Security professionals, Application Developers and Software Security professionals. This event is a collaborative effort by the Los Angeles, Orange County, San Diego, Santa Barbara, and the Bay Area chapters of the Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP), and will feature a fantastic collection of prominent speakers in a truly unique environment.

“Last year AppSec California had nearly 300 top information security attendees from California and across the globe take part in the inaugural event,” said Richard Greenberg, co-chair of the AppSec California event. This year we plan to surpass that number, drawing even more senior executives, technical experts, information security practitioners and students to benefit from the information sharing and personal connections the event offers.”

Adding to the distinguished list of speakers chosen in the first round, 20 additional speakers will also present at the 2015 event. These include: Chris Eng, Vice President of Research at Veracode; Tony Trummer and Tushar Dalvi from LinkedIn; Casey Ellis, CEO at Bugcrowd, Gabriel Lawrence and Chris Frohoff from Qualcomm; Cassio Goldschmidt from NCR, Arian Evans from RiskIQ, and more! The full schedule can be found here: https://appseccalifornia2015.sched.org

Training courses have also been added to the agenda, including courses from the basic OWASP Top 10 – Exploitation and Effective Safeguards to more advanced topics such as Cryptography for the Modern Developer and everything in between. More information about the exciting training classes can be found at: https://2015.appseccalifornia.org/training

Additionally, AppSec California will feature four world renowned keynote speakers: Alex Stamos, CISO at Yahoo!; John Steven, CTO at Cigital; Charlie Miller, Security Researcher at Twitter; and Katie Moussouris, Chief Policy Officer at HackerOne.

The conference venue sits on 5-acres of oceanfront property with spectacular views of the Pacific Ocean. Attendees will be able to enjoy the various indoor and outdoor spaces, meeting with the leading information security practitioners, researchers, and developers in California., and be able to enjoy breaks literally on the beach.

Who Should Attend AppSec California?
Application Developers
Application Testers and Quality Assurance
Application Project Management and Staff
Chief Information Officers, Chief Information Security Officers, Chief Technology Officers, Deputies, Associates and Staff
Chief Financial Officers, Auditors, and Staff Responsible for IT Security Oversight and Compliance
Security Managers and Staff
Executives, Managers, and Staff Responsible for IT Security Governance
IT Professionals Interested in Improving IT Security

Various sponsorship opportunities are available to allow all companies to gain exposure for their products and services. For more details on sponsoring this event, please visit:
https://2015.appseccalifornia.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/Sponsorship-Opportunities-09-07-2014.pdf

For more general event information, please visit the AppSec California 2015 website:
https://2015.appseccalifornia.org/

About OWASP:
The Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) is a not-for-profit, worldwide organization focused on improving the security of application software. Its mission is to make application security visible, so that people and organizations can make informed decisions about true application security risks. Everyone is free to participate in OWASP and all of its materials are available under a free and open software license. OWASP is a new kind of organization. Its freedom from commercial pressures allows it to provide unbiased, practical, cost-effective information about application security. OWASP is not affiliated with any technology company, although it supports the informed use of commercial security technology.

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