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AppSec California 2018


  • Annenberg Community Beach House 415 Pacific Coast Highway Santa Monica, CA, 90402 United States (map)

The Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) Los Angeles Chapter is teaming up with the Orange County, Inland Empire, San Diego, and San Francisco Bay Area chapters to bring you the Fifth Annual AppSec California.

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The event is a one of a kind experience for information security professionals, developers, pentesters, QA and testing professionals, as they gather at the beach from around the world to learn and share knowledge and experiences about secure systems and secure development methodologies.

Full day training classes on various subjects by the top trainers in the world kick off the conference on January 28th and 29th. Conference keynotes and sessions by world renowned speakers follow on January 30th and 31st.


Richard Greenberg, LA Chapter OWASP President, talks about bringing people together at AppSecCali

In this Their Story podcast, Richard Greenberg, the OWASP Los Angeles chapter president, connects with Sean Martin to provide an update on the upcoming 2018 AppSec California conference being held January 28th to the 31st in Santa Monica, California.

During the chat, Richard describes the agenda, highlighting keynote sessions from:

  • Eric Baize, Chairman of SAFECode and Vice President, Product Security, Dell EMC
  • Dr. Christian Dameff, Emergency Medicine physician, researcher, and Clinical Informatics fellow at the University of California San Diego
  • Richard Seiersen, SVP/CISO of Lending Club
  • Cory Doctorow, Science Fiction Author, Activist, and Journalist

Richard also highlights the amazing training sessions held during the first 2 days of the conference, with world-renowned trainers, including:

  • Vikram Salunke, Information Security Researcher, Consultant, and Founder, Vmaskers
  • Peter Kim, Director of Vulnerability Research, Blizzard Entertainment
  • Nikki Becher and Tanya Janca, AppSec Trainer and PenTester
  • Jim Manico, Owner/Trainer, Manicode Security
  • William Bengtson, Senior Security Engineer, Netflix
  • Nag Medida, Cloud Security Engineer, Netflix

Rahim Jina, COO for Edgescan, talks about his upcoming session during AppSec California

Rahim Jina, COO for Edgescan, talks with Sean Martin about the DOM-based web application data exfiltration detection tool Edgescan will be putting out to the open source community. The new tool will be released and presented during the 2018 edition of OWASP's AppSec California event being held in January 2018 in Santa Monica, CA.

Earlier Event: January 28
Nintex World Tour Riyadh
Later Event: January 29
CyberTech Israel 2018