OWASP EU Summit 2008--PRESS

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Press registration is open to any member of the broadcast, print and Internet media who can prove they work for an organization or publication that covers computer security on a regular basis. At the conference we will provide a press room with Internet access and electrical outlets for laptop computers. If you need a separate room for filming interviews, please request it in advance in the comments section. Let us know if there are any other special needs such as speakers you want to interview when you arrive or other items such as computer access to file stories or a fax machine.


We welcome anyone to apply for press credentials but reserve the right to deny you a pass. As such, please be prepared to show us copies of your articles either at your publication's Web site or on the publication's masthead should we request it.


At the show, please be able to present a business card, and government issued picture id, article on your organization's masthead and contact information for your assignment editor should we need it to validate your credentials before issuing you a pass.


Press registration may be granted for the conference and working sessions seminars only. There are no press passes available for Training.


Please make a point to pre-register. Should you attempt to attain credentials on-site, we cannot guarantee you will qualify and must bring all information in the above paragraph.

To register please ask Kate Hartmann for a password and use: Register.gif


Media Resources for Working Sessions

The following text is being provided by the chairs from each of the OWASP EU Summit 2008#WORKING_SESSIONS_-_November_4th_.26_5th_.28Tue.2C_Wed.29. It explains why the working session is important, why it matters to the industry and what might be the beneficial outcomes. We hope to have public/industry information from all the working sessions here in due course for advanced publicity purposes.


OWASP Documentation Projects
Briefing Text The working session on OWASP Documentation Projects is a great chance to understand how the set of OWASP related documents can be used as a toolset to promote security on software development and management. The outcomes from PCI DSS v.1.2 and other standards that will come form the market, shows how important is to understand the importance of protection measures on coding and how these actions will come back in high quality products that can reach the market in a more adequate fashion.

The outcomes will promote OWASP documents in the market and to be part of it will make the difference for your company, your career and your personal contribution for the security community.

Session Page OWASP_Working_Session_-_OWASP_Documentation_Projects


OWASP Education Project
Briefing Text

There is plenty of knowledge available inside the OWASP community, spread via the wiki, Conferences, chapter meetings and not to forget the books.

Another important way to distribute the available knowledge is though education!

The Summit Working Session on Education will cover important aspects such as:

  • How to improve knowledge transfer from OWASP projects towards the community,
  • How to create training material (lessons, classes, courses) from OWASP project material?
  • How to set up an OWASP education baseline,
  • How to setup an OWASP Boot Camp,
  • How to connect to organisation to promote OWASP education content: e.g. universities, other non-profit (or profit?) education organisations,
  • How to organize the OWASP / Conference trainings to make them the best in the world?
  • Can we integrate this into OWASP certification projects?
  • How to setup an OWASP Boot Camp?

This working session is the ideal opportunity to build further on the shoulders of giants and spread OWASP's solutions through the education project!

Session Page OWASP_Working_Session_Education_Project