Sam Stepanyan is a Security Consultant with over 20 years of experience in IT industry with a background in software engineering and web application development.
He has been developing web applications since 1996 and has been an active application security advocate since the first version of PCI DSS standard in 2006.
Sam joined OWASP as a member in 2010 and in November 2015 became the OWASP London Chapter Leader.
Sam's day job is working as a Senior Application Security Consultant in the City of London helping large financial services organisations defend their web applications.
Sam specializes in Application Security consulting, Secure Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC), developer training, source code reviews and vulnerability management. He is also a Subject Matter Expert in Web Application Firewalls (WAF) and SIEM systems.
Sam holds a Master's degree in Software Engineering and a CISSP certification.
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OWASP London Chapter Twitter: @owasplondon