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New York Times CTO; Senior Executives from HP, Oracle, Bloomberg LP among confirmed speakers for AppSec USA, November 18-21, NYC
Sep 24, 2013 (12:09 PM EDT)

Only Two Months to Go; Tickets and Sponsorships Going Fast for Hottest Security Event in the  Northeast This Year

NEW YORK, Sept. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- OWASP AppSec USA (, the premier security conference for Builders, Breakers and Defenders, has announced additional confirmed speakers for AppSec USA 2013. AppSec USA is OWASP's annual North American conference, attracting thousands of security professionals from around the world for two days of training and two days of panels, networking, a career fair, an expo and other special competitions and technical events. The conference will be held November 18-21, at the Marriott Marquis, in Times Square, New York City.


"We are excited to unveil this final roster of over 100 speakers," said Sarah Baso, Executive Director, OWASP. "With the addition of speakers from the New York Times, Oracle, HP, Bloomberg and Symantec, along with participants from Adobe, Mozilla, Twitter, Slashdot, VentureBeat, Consumer Reports, MITRE, NIST, UBS, Mandiant, and Accenture, we look forward to an event that appeals to both senior-level practitioners and people just starting their career in application security."


●     Rajiv Pant
       New York Times
       Panel: CyberSecurity & the Media: All the News That's Fit to Protect?

●     Daniel Miessler
       Principal Security Architect
       Panel: Wireless & the BYOD World: Securing a Complex Situation

●     Jason Rouse & Pravir Chandra
       Security Architects 
       Bloomberg LP
       Panel: Wireless & the BYOD World: Securing a Complex Situation
       Panel: Ready-Fire-Aim

●     Dylan Tweney 
       Executive Editor
       Panel: CyberSecurity & the Media: All the News That's Fit to Protect?

●     Dawn-Marie Hutchinson
       Sr. Manager IT Security
       Urban Outfitters, Inc. 
       Panel: Women in Application Security

●     Gary Phillips
       Senior Director, R&D
       Panel: Women in Application Security

For the complete schedule, please visit:

Established in 2004, AppSec USA is the marquee North American conference from the OWASP Foundation Inc., a global, non-profit community focused on improving software security. Now in its ninth year, AppSec USA 2013 will include a Capture-The-Flag (CTF) competition, a Career Fair, 3K race benefiting ScriptEd, lockpick village and holiday food drive with YouGiveGoods, along with extensive hands-on training and an exhibition hall.

Sponsors and other supporters of AppSec USA 2013 include HP, Adobe, Aspect Security, Arxan, AsTech Consulting, eLearnSecurity, F5 Networks, Mozilla, NetSPI, Qualys, Parasoft, Quotium, Sonatype, WhiteHat, Slashdot, Trustwave, ISC(2), ADP, Twitter, among many more. 

Attendees: Register before October 15th and save $200. For ore information, visit

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 worldwide charitable organization, 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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