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 OWASP, SAFECode, CWE/SANS Top 25 Most Dangerous Software Errors, along with contributing to the security education curriculum of numerous universities in the US. 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 for the OWASP Web Application Security Person of the Year (WASPY) Award. Cassio holds a number of US patents and is an accomplished writer and presenter in the field of application security.