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OWASP AppSec USA 2014 Adds Leading Global Experts to List of Speakers

OWASP AppSec USA, the premier software security conference for developers, auditors, risk managers, technologists and entrepreneurs, today announced their keynote speakers. The conference will take place at the Denver Marriott City Center, Sept. 16-19.

AppSec USA 2014 attendees will be able to learn more about software security in several informed sessions:

  • Sept. 18, 8 a.m.: Bruce Schneier, CIO, Co3 Systems, Inc. is an American cryptographer, computer security and privacy specialist, and writer. He is the author of several books on general security topics, computer security and cryptography.
  • Sept. 18, 4:30 p.m.: Renee Guttmann, VP, Accuvant Office of the CISO is an accomplished global information security and privacy executive with a proven track record of establishing internationally recognized information security programs for Fortune 500 companies.
  • Sept. 19, 8 a.m.: Gary McGraw, CTO, Cigital is a recognized authority on software security, an author of eight books on software security topics and is an editor of a software security series as well as several peer-reviewed papers.

In addition to keynote sessions, AppSec USA will offer several interactive events including a massive Capture the Flag coding and security competition, “Code Brew,” a home-brewing contest judged by brewers from some of Colorado’s top craft breweries, and two full days of training featuring five tracks including policy and legal, builders, breakers, defenders, and a hands on skills lab.

“AppSec USA brings together the greatest minds in software security through the Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) – the global non-profit dedicated to enhancing the security of information technology,” said Steve Kosten, OWASP Denver chapter leader.

To find out more about OWASP AppSec USA 2014, participate in “Code Brew”, or register for the conference, visit http://appsecusa.org.

About OWASP Foundation

The Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) is dedicated to making application security visible by empowering individuals and organizations to make informed decisions about true software security risks. As a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organizations, OWASP does not endorse or recommend commercial products or services. Instead, we allow our community to remain vendor-neutral with the collective wisdom of the best individual minds in software security worldwide.

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