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John Wilander is an application security researcher and consultant. He is a frontend developer at Handelsbanken in Sweden. John typically describes himself as a security focused software developer. JavaScript and Java are his languages of choice.
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John Wilander is an application security researcher with passion for building software and proactive measures. He is a Product Security Researcher at an American corporation in California. JavaScript and Java are his languages of choice, with Objective-C as runner-up.
  
After his Master's degree in Computer Science and Engineering from Linköping University (Sweden) and Nanyang Technological University (Singapore) he pursued a PhD in application security. Last paper is published so now it's time for dissertation and defense. John's research publications can be found [http://johnwilander.se/#Research here].
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After his Master's degree in Computer Science and Engineering from Linköping University (Sweden) and Nanyang Technological University (Singapore) he pursued a PhD in application security and defended his thesis in April 2013. John's research publications can be found [http://johnwilander.se/#Research here].
  
John started the Swedish OWASP Chapter in 2007 and has since been leader and co-leader. In 2010 he chaired the most successful OWASP AppSec EU conference so far – [http://www.owasp.org/index.php?title=OWASP_AppSec_Research_2010_-_Stockholm,_Sweden OWASP AppSec Research 2010]. John is listed along with the Swedish chapter as contributors to [http://www.owasp.org/index.php/Category:OWASP_Top_Ten_Project OWASP Top 10 2010]. In 2011 he hosted the [https://www.owasp.org/index.php/Category:Summit_2011_Browser_Security_Track Browser Security Sessions] at the Global OWASP Summit in Portugal. He also co-founded the [https://www.owasp.org/index.php/Builders OWASP Builders] initiative.
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John started the Swedish OWASP Chapter in 2007. In 2010 he chaired the first OWASP AppSec Research conference – [http://www.owasp.org/index.php?title=OWASP_AppSec_Research_2010_-_Stockholm,_Sweden OWASP AppSec Research 2010] – and managed to bring together appsec experts from industry and academia. Less than a year later he hosted the [https://www.owasp.org/index.php/Category:Summit_2011_Browser_Security_Track Browser Security Sessions] at the Global OWASP Summit in Portugal. He also co-founded the [https://www.owasp.org/index.php/Builders OWASP Builders] initiative and served on the Global Conferences Committee for two years. His most recent contribution is the [http://1-liner.org/ OWASP 1-Liner project] which made him one of the few who has lead a chapter, lead a project, and hosted a global AppSec conference.
  
 
For more detailed information, please see his public [http://www.linkedin.com/in/johnwilander LinkedIn page].
 
For more detailed information, please see his public [http://www.linkedin.com/in/johnwilander LinkedIn page].

Latest revision as of 09:48, 5 January 2014

John Wilander

John Wilander is an application security researcher with passion for building software and proactive measures. He is a Product Security Researcher at an American corporation in California. JavaScript and Java are his languages of choice, with Objective-C as runner-up.

After his Master's degree in Computer Science and Engineering from Linköping University (Sweden) and Nanyang Technological University (Singapore) he pursued a PhD in application security and defended his thesis in April 2013. John's research publications can be found here.

John started the Swedish OWASP Chapter in 2007. In 2010 he chaired the first OWASP AppSec Research conference – OWASP AppSec Research 2010 – and managed to bring together appsec experts from industry and academia. Less than a year later he hosted the Browser Security Sessions at the Global OWASP Summit in Portugal. He also co-founded the OWASP Builders initiative and served on the Global Conferences Committee for two years. His most recent contribution is the OWASP 1-Liner project which made him one of the few who has lead a chapter, lead a project, and hosted a global AppSec conference.

For more detailed information, please see his public LinkedIn page.