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The Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) Los Angeles Chapter is teaming up with the Orange County, San Diego, SF Bay Area, and the Inland Empire chapters to bring you the FIFTH Annual AppSec California. 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 training sessions on various subjects by expert trainers kick off the conference on January 28th. World renown speakers follow on days three and four.

There will be four concurrent tracks throughout the day on both January 30 and 31, addressing a variety of topics to enhance knowledge.

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Dirk Wetter

Dirk Wetter (Ph.D.) is an independent security consultant with more than 20 years of professional experience in information security. He has a broad technical and information security management background. He has published over 60 articles in computer magazines.
His primary focus nowadays is around web application security. At the beginning of his professional career, he builds up his solid networking and systems (Unix, Linux) security skills.
Dirk is involved in OWASP for almost a decade. He has led the AppSec conference in Hamburg in 2013 and has been involved in a variety of other OWASP activities, too. He also initiated the OWASP Docker Top 10 project.
He's also founder and maintainer of the (non-OWASP but open source) project testssl.sh which checks the encryption of every SSL/TLS enabled service.