SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - Mar 2, 2015) - The Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP), the worldwide nonprofit organization focused on improving the security of software, opened registration and the Call for Papers for AppSec USA 2015. In an environment where advanced security threats are impacting businesses of all sizes at an increasing velocity, OWASP's mission is to make software security visible, so that individuals and organizations worldwide can make informed decisions about true software security risks.

AppSec USA 2015 is a four-day conference where developers, security experts and technologists will discuss cutting edge approaches to secure web applications. This is also an opportunity for C-level executives focused on improving the security posture of their organization to discuss key challenges and priorities around their security programs, and learn about the latest in security technology innovation.

AppSec USA 2015 will be held at the Hyatt Regency in San Francisco on September 22-25, 2015.

Call For Papers:
What: OWASP AppSec conferences are true security conferences, with all talks and presentations focusing on various areas of information security. Topics should focus on the technical and social aspects of security. Speakers can submit a proposal via the online portal.

Deadline: The deadline to submit is March 14, 2015 at 11:59pm PT.

Topics: OWASP encourages and prioritizes submissions around the main focus areas of AppSec USA 2015:

  • Web Application Security - Research and new work impacting the security of web applications.
  • DevOps - Research and new work impacting the security of DevOps processes, architectures, and tools.
  • Cloud Security - Research and new work impacting the security of applications designed for and/or deployed to cloud environments, especially public cloud environments.
  • Security Management - C-level, everyday challenges associated with security programs, key priorities in security management, key learnings and more.

In addition to these three focus areas, OWASP is interested in all topics related to information security, in particular: privacy, secure development, security assessment, mobile security, browser security, HTML5 security, OWASP tools or projects in practice, management topics in security and new technologies, paradigms and tools.

To participate in AppSec USA 2015, please register here. Discounted prices are available for early bird purchase. For more information about AppSec USA 2015, please visit the website.

The OWASP Foundation was founded in 2001 and was established as a nonprofit organization in the United States in 2004 to ensure the ongoing availability and support for our work at OWASP. OWASP is an international organization and the OWASP Foundation supports OWASP efforts around the world. OWASP is an open community dedicated to enabling organizations to conceive, develop, acquire, operate, and maintain applications that can be trusted. All of the OWASP tools, documents, forums and chapters are free and open to anyone interested in improving application security. We advocate approaching application security as a people, process, and technology problem because the most effective approaches to application security include improvements in all of these areas. We can be found at

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