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Introducing AppSec APAC 2014 in TOKYO


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An Invitation Presentation to Global AppSec Apac 2014 in Tokyo, presented at AppSec USA 2013

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Introducing AppSec APAC 2014 in TOKYO

  1. 1. An invitation to
  2. 2. OWASP Japan ■Following 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami, online security risks faced by sites supporting recovery effort brought increased focus to importance of web application security ■OWASP Japan local chapter activities officially started in 2012 Chapter Leaders: Riotaro OKADA, Sen UENO Advisory Board: 12 members (industry- & education-related specialists, etc.) ■OWASP Nights held approximately once every 3 months Total participation as of March 2013: over 1,500 participants ranging from developers, researchers, information governance managers, marketing specialists, etc. ■Over 10 companies involved in financial and venue sponsorship ■Approval to host 2014 OWASP Global AppSec APAC (Asia-Pacific) received on May 1st, 2013
  3. 3. OWASP Japan Local Chapter
  4. 4. OWASP Japan Local Chapter Meetings 2012 Consistent meeting attendance since 1st year of activities… 1st 2nd 4th 3rd Year End Party
  5. 5. OWASP Nights (Japan Local Chapter Meetings) 2013 5th 6th 7th 8th
  6. 6. OWASP Japan Speakers
  7. 7. AppSec APAC 2014 in Tokyo @ Sola City Conference Centre in Ochanomizu, heart of downtown Tokyo! ■Experience culture of Japan during sakura cherry blossom season ■Central location near Akihabara with reasonable hotels nearby ■Excellent networking opportunities with world-class professionals
  8. 8. Keynote Speakers Suguru Yamaguchi Professor, Graduate School of Information Science, Nara Institute of Science and Technology Advisor on Information Security to the Cabinet, Government of Japan (2004 – 2010) Tobias Gondrom CEO, Thames Stanley Dave Wichers Co-Founder and COO, Aspect Security Member of OWASP Global Board Member of OWASP Board since formed in 2003 Member of London chapter board, Project Lead of CISO Survey & Report project Since 2004, OWASP Conference Chair Helped launch Global Conferences Committee In 2009 and more planned…
  9. 9. Why Tokyo? Visit Tokyo, central location near Akihabara Akihabara electronics town is the heart of Japan’s otaku sub-culture Reasonable hotels minutes away from Tokyo’s most interesting area Perfect time to visit Japan Not only does Tokyo have countless sightseeing spots, it has the world’s largest number of Michelin 3 star restaurants… and March is sakura cherry blossom season! Once in a lifetime opportunity!
  10. 10. Only in Tokyo Experience… Japanese pop culture first hand while at the same time networking with OWASP Japan and security specialists from Japan and around the world!
  11. 11. CFP,CFT until Dec 15th Sponsor until Feb 20th Early Reg. until Jan 31 #owaspjapan #appsecapac