Cassio Goldschmidt is a globally recognized application security leader with strong background in both product and program-level security. Outside work, Cassio is also known for his contributions to Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP), Software Assurance Forum for Excellence in Code (SAFECode), the 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 helping to create International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium (ISC)2’s Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional (CSSLP) certification. Cassio was one of the three finalist in the (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. 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.