Dedicated Internet Security Researchers Worldwide Band Together in New York City at the Largest Application Security Focused Conference on Sept 22nd-25th



    NEW YORK, July 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The OWASP Foundation
(www.owasp.org) has posted their final speaker selection for their upcoming
conference in New York City. The conference will take place September 22nd -
25th, downtown at Pace University, located at One Pace Plaza.
    

    
    This application security world conference will be the largest OWASP
conference ever. The Keynote Speakers for this event will include Howard A.
Schmidt, Former White House Cyber Security Advisor, Joe Jarzombek, the
Director for Software Assurance in the Department of Homeland Security (DHS),
and Jeff Williams, Chairman of the OWASP Foundation.  Jeremiah Grossman,
Robert "RSnake" Hansen, along with many other well known application security
pioneers, will present new research, findings and solutions. This conference
is limited to only 1,000 attendees, so reserve your spot immediately.
    

    
    The OWASP conference is focused on making educators, developers, managers
and security professionals aware of the new techniques in Hacking, BotNet and
management of the Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) that are critical for
industry standards and regulations such as PCI, ISO, GLBA, SOX, HIPAA and
FISMA.
    

    
    "New York City is the epicenter of the World Financial Industry. This
makes it a prime target for attackers and the best place to hold the OWASP
Conference.  OWASP's contributors are focused on  making people aware of the
tools and techniques that hackers are using to make Cyber-Crime a
multi-billion dollar a year industry," said Tom Brennan, OWASP Foundation
Board Member and NYC Conference Organizer.
    

    
    The conference is sponsored by many industry leading companies such as
Imperva, IBM, WhiteHat Security, Cenzic, ISC(2), F5, Breach, Foundstone,
Acunetix, AccessIT, Artec, Airtight, Art of Defense & Security University,
just to name a few that will also be on exhibit.
    

    
    Proceeds from OWASP conferences and their sponsors help fund many
projects and grants, including industry leading publications as the OWASP
Top-10, OWASP Development Guide, Testing Guide & Code Review Guides.
    

    
    For more information about OWASP and this conference please visit:
http://www.owasp.org/index.php/OWASP_NYC_AppSec_2008_Conference.
    

    About OWASP
    
    The Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) is a worldwide free and
open community focused on improving the security of application software. Our
mission is to make application security "visible," so that people and
organizations can make informed decisions about application security risks.
Everyone is free to participate in OWASP and all of our materials are
available under a free and open software license. The OWASP Foundation is a
501c3 not-for-profit charitable organization that ensures the ongoing
availability and support for our work.
    

    Media / Technical Contact:

    Tom Brennan
    tomb@owasp.org
    973-795-1046 x112



    




For further information:

For further information: Tom Brennan of The OWASP Foundation,
+1-973-795-1046 x112, tomb@owasp.org Web Site: http://www.owasp.org

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