Sherif Koussa is an Application Security Consultant at Software Secured (www.softwaresecured.com). Software Secured is a firm specialized in application security, security code reviews and security training. Sherif has 11 years of professional experience. After years of software development and project management, Sherif specialized in application security in the last 4 years. Sherif had a major role in WebGoat 5.0 development after adding about 13 lessons. Sherif is also OWASP Ottawa Chapter Leader. He is part of SANS GSSP.NET and GSSP.Java steering committees and an exam development consultant for GIAC. Sherif has done security code reviews for major financial institutions and high profile governmental applications.