Cassio Goldschmidt is a globally recognized application security leader with strong background in both
product and program-level security. Outside work, Cassio is known for his
contributions to Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Software Assurance Forum for Excellence in Code (SAFECode),
Common Weakness Enumeration (CWE)/SysAdmin, Audit, Network, Security (SANS) Top 25 Most Dangerous Software Errors,
along with contributing to the security education curriculum of numerous
universities and industry certifications. Cassio was
one of the three finalist in the first (ISC)² Americas Information Security Leadership (ISLA) Awards 2011 in the Information
Security Practitioner category
and endowed with the special Community Service Star award during the same occasion. In 2012 Cassio was one of the
finalists of the first OWASP Web Application Security Person of the Year (WASPY) Awards.
Cassio holds a number of US patents and is an accomplished writer and presenter in the field of application security
Cassio holds a bachelor degree in computer science from Pontificia Universidade Catolica do Rio Grande Do Sul, a masters degree in
software engineering from Santa Clara University, and a masters of business administration from the University of Southern California.