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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Joel Cardella


Joel Cardella has over 25 years of experience in information security, having run the gamut from CISO to field operations. He currently is a consultant with CBI, helping C-suite executives better understand and interact with information security topics spanning building and running security programs, managing risk, and increasing their security maturity posture. Joel’s presented at national security conferences and for federal bodies such as Infragard and the DoD. He is an instructor at Eastern Michigan University teaching business-focused IT and network security, and holds a Masters Degree in Organizational Leadership. Joel is an ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM).

My Speakers Sessions

Tuesday, January 30

4:20pm PST