Cassio Goldschmidt
On Information and Application Security

Biography

Cassio Goldschmidt

Cassio Goldschmidt is an internationally recognized information security leader with a strong background in both product and program-level security. His past leadership experience includes services at AON/Stroz Friedberg, NCR Corporation, Intuit, Symantec Corporation, and Cisco Systems.

Outside of work, Cassio is 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 industry certifications. During his long career in information security, Cassio has been nominated to a number of industry accolades, including (ISC)² Information Security Leadership (ISLA) Americas Awards 2019 in the Senior Information Security Professional category, 2019 T.E.N Information Security Executive Award, (ISC)² Information Security Leadership (ISLA) Americas Awards 2011 in the Information Security Practitioner, (ISC)² Special Community Service Star Award 2011, and the 2012 OWASP Web Application Security Person of the Year (WASPY) Awards. Cassio has been publicly thanked by Brazil's Superior Electoral Court (TSE) for finding security weaknesses and providing significant recommendations to improve the security of electronic voting systems used in the country's presidential election. Cassio holds several US patents and is an accomplished writer and presenter in the field of Information Security.

Cassio holds a bachelor degree in computer science (BS in CS) from Pontificia Universidade Catolica do Rio Grande Do Sul (PUC-RS), a masters degree in software engineering (MS in SE) from Santa Clara University (SCU), and a masters of business administration (MBA) from the University of Southern California (USC).