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Special Halloween Offer

Haven’t bought your ticket yet? Keep calm!  🙂 The AppSec Forum Organization Committee is celebrating Halloween during the week-end and extending the ticket sales for 3 extra days!   So head off to Eventbrite and buy your ticket now!   Wishing … Continue reading

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Enjoy the Swiss lifestyle at the AppSec Social Events!

After the busy AppSec conference days, the evening social events will be the opportunity to have some informal networking time with other professionals while enjoying some of the best Swiss traditions. The Château Dinner (November 5th) Overlooking the Neuchâtel Lake, … Continue reading

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AppSec Contests: Test Your Knowledge and Win Prizes!

The 2014 AppSec Forum will not only be about serious trainings and talks and there will also be some opportunities for fun and games. Participate in one of the AppSec contests on November 5th: test your Security Knowledge and win … Continue reading

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Keynote speaker: Nicolas Fischbach

The 2014 edition of the AppSec Forum will be opening its doors in exactly 3 weeks and today we are pleased to announce that Nicolas Fischbach will be the keynote speaker on Wednesday, November 5th. Working for Colt Technology Services, … Continue reading

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2014 Rump Session: Call for submissions

The AppSec Forum Rump Session will take place on Thursday, November 6th, between 5 and 7 pm. This is the opportunity for participants to give short talks on topics of interest to the community. Talks should be either informative or amusing… or … Continue reading

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Capture The Flag (CTF) Contest

In partnership with Insomni’hack, the AppSec Forum 2014 Edition will host a Jeopardy-style CTF Contest on Wednesday, November 5th, between 5 and 7 pm. Participants will be invited to gain points by solving questions and problems in various domains such as cryptography, reverse … Continue reading

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Special event: InnovaudConnect@APPSEC

We are pleased to announce that special event InnovaudConnect@APPSEC will take place at the Swiss Technopole Y-Parc during the next AppSec Forum on Wednesday, November 5th, between 15:45 and 18:30. This event is co-organized by AppSec partners ALPICT, Innovaud and … Continue reading

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Keynote speaker: Hervé Schauer

With less than 6 weeks left until the opening day of the AppSec Forum 2014 edition, the Program Committee is pleased to announced that renowned information security expert, Hervé Schauer, will be the keynote speaker on, Thursday November 6th. Hervé’s … Continue reading

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Detailed Event Program Now Available!

The complete AppSec Forum Western Switzerland 2014 Edition Program is now available. The full list of speakers and trainers can be found on the Program page of this site. As previously annouced, the AppSec Forum 2014 event will cover a … Continue reading

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#ASFWS 2014: New speakers announced

Just a little more than two months to go before the Application Security Forum Western Switzerland opens its doors in Yverdon-les-Bains. The Program Committee is pleased to announce that the following speakers have been selected for the conferences (Second round selection): … Continue reading

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Registration for AppSec trainings is now open!

Just a little more than two months to go before the Application Security Forum Western Switzerland opens its doors in Yverdon-les-Bains. The first day of the forum will be dedicated to full day appsec training sessions. You’ll find all the details … Continue reading

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ASFWS14 Call for Papers: Second round now open!

Application Security Forum Western Switzerland  has decided to open a second round for talk proposals. We are looking for 45 minute talks (including Q&A) as well as two 25 minute student talks. You’ll find all the details regarding the subjects … Continue reading

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Early Bird Registration Ends in 5 Days!

The 5th edition of the Application Security Forum Western Switzerland will take place in a little more than 3 months. The first round of selection of speakers is terminated and the list of talks and trainings has been published. AppSec Forum … Continue reading

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Super Early Bird Tickets Now Available!

Super Early Bird tickets are on sale until June 22nd. Buy your tickets now and get a special price of 200.- CHF for a full 2 days of InfoSec conferences!  

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ASFWS 2014 Call for Papers… Now Open!

Application Security Forum Western Switzerland  invites application security professionnals to be part of the 5th edition by submitting proposals for talks and trainings. You’ll find all the details regarding the subjects and submission requirements on our Call for Papers page. Proposals … Continue reading

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Photos from previous editions of ASFWS

Application Security Forum Western Switzerland was first held in 2010 in Geneva. At that time it was just a short evening event but it was already quite a success. As of 2011, ASFWS moved to Yverdon-les-Bains and the Haute Ecole d’Ingénierie … Continue reading

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Members of the Program Committee Announced

As the Call For Papers process will be initiated shortly, members of the ASFWS 2014 Program Committee have been announced. The member list is available on our CFP page.

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The Insomni’hack 2014 Schedule Is Out!

The detailed Insomni’hack 2014 conference schedule has been published this week. You will find all the details on the event website. And it’s still time to register for the appsec workshops that will be organised on the day preceeding the … Continue reading

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Appsec Trainings at Insomni’hack 2014

ASFWS will be present at Insomni’hack 2014 on March 20th and 21st at Palexpo, Geneva. As an official Insomni’hack partner, we will take this opportunity to propose two appsec trainings: Crypto for Developpers by Jean-Philippe Aumasson Advanced Burp Pro 100% hands-on by Nicolas … Continue reading

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Announcing the 5th edition of the ASFWS

The next edition of the Application Security Forum – Western Switzerland (ASFWS) will take place on November 4th, 5th and 6th, 2014 at the Y-Parc Swiss Technopole in Yverdon-les-Bains. Like previous years, the event will include workshops, conferences, exhibitions, CTF competition … Continue reading

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