• Huge Joint Holiday Gala with ISSALA, ISACA, ACFE, ARMA, HTCIA, IIA, & ISA
    The Los Angeles Chapters of OWASP, ISSALA, ISACA, ACFE, ARMA, HTCIA, IIA, and ISA will celebrate the culmination of an event-filled 2018 together. The gathering brings together hundreds of managers and practitioners in the private sector, public sector, and academia to discuss challenges and innovative strategies in risk management, security, privacy, and trust in our rapidly changing society. Taking place at the Sheraton Grand Los Angeles in Downtown Los Angeles, the agenda features a keynote from an old friend: Keynote: Trust and the Economics of Insecurity Speaker: Malcolm Harkins, Chief Security and Trust Officer, Cylance Please sign up here: http://www.cvent.com/d/fbq7ps Looking to sponsor? There are a few sponsorships left, but hurry! https://www.eventbrite.com/e/owasp-joint-holiday-gala-dec-14-2018-with-7-other-socal-organizations-tickets-52054502418 Abstract: Trust is the cornerstone of the digital economy. In this talk Malcolm will cover what is needed to generate trust. He will also cover where we are at broadly in providing that trust. He will cover todays reality with data from the World Economic Forum and the Edelman trust report as well as other data sources. Malcolm will also explain the economic principle of efficiency and how our current approach to information security is not only economically inefficient but is not adding to the trust we so badly need. He will also explore the traditional mindset of trading of risk vs shareholder value. He will also explore the mindset of controls impact business velocity. He will share real world non security related stories on the approach to controls has shown we can do both and do them well. He will also share non security examples of where organizations have made trade-offs with substantial societal impacts both positive and negative. He will provide insights from these stories and bring perspectives from others in the world to draw lessons that that will be valuable to CISOs and their teams. Speaker Bio: Malcolm Harkins is the Chief Security and Trust Officer at Cylance Inc. In this role he reports to the CEO and is responsible for enabling business growth through trusted infrastructure, systems and business processes. He has direct organizational responsibility for information technology, information risk and security, as well as security and privacy policy. Harkins is also responsible for peer outreach activities to drive improvement across the world in the understanding of cyber-risks as well as best practices to manage and mitigate those risks. Previously Harkins was Vice President and Chief Security and Privacy Officer (CSPO) at Intel Corporation.

    Sheraton Grand Los Angeles

    711 South Hope Street · Los Angeles

  • AppSec California 2019: Hackers, Developers, InfoSec, Talks, Training, Beach!
    AppSec Cali 2019 is back, January 22-25, on the beach in Santa Monica, California at the Annenberg Beach House! The Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) Los Angeles Chapter is teaming up with the Orange County, San Diego, Inland Empire, and San Francisco Bay Area chapters to bring you the WORLD RENOWNED Annual AppSec California. Now in its SIXTH year, the event is a one of a kind experience for information security professionals, developers, and 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. One and Two-day full training classes on various subjects by expert trainers kick off the conference on the 22nd. World renowned speakers follow on days three and four. A great opening party spills onto the beautiful deck of the landmark Annenberg pool, the evening of day two, as conference goers network, drink, and eat as they listen to the waves and gaze at the stars. New friendships will be born, new techniques for securing your environments and applications will be shared, as you become inspired by your peers. You MUST register here to gain admittance: https://2019.appseccalifornia.org/#register The Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) is an open community dedicated to enabling organizations to develop, purchase, and maintain applications and APIs that can be trusted. At OWASP you'll find free and open: •Application security tools and standards •Complete books on application security testing, secure code development, and secure code review •Presentations and videos •Cheat sheets on many common topics •Standard security controls and libraries •Local chapters worldwide •Cutting edge research •Extensive conferences worldwide •Mailing lists Learn more at: https://www.owasp.org

    Annenberg Community Beach House

    415 Pacific Coast Highway 2 Blocks North of the California Incline, on PCH · Santa Monica, CA