1. About

Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) is an open-source application security project made up of corporations, educational organizations, and individuals from around the world. Providing free, vendor-neutral, practical, cost-effective application security guidelines, the organization has fast become the defacto standards body for Web AppSec.

We expect over 300+ attendees this year. Publicity will include the OWASP Bangalore wiki site (run by OWASP Foundation), OWASP Seasides site, OWASP Seasides Facebook Page, Meetup and Twitter.

Sponsorship is completely independent of and unrelated to speaking slots. OWASP does not allow distribution of attendee lists, or use of them for anything other than conference updates. OWASP is a 501c3 not-for-profit worldwide charitable organization.

To get involved email us at owaspseasides@googlegroups.com

2. Target Audience

We target the industry professional, security researchers looking to offset or augment their current security skill set with that of the next big-thing conversations. People who attend have various backgrounds in different sectors and verticals. Their common goal is to learn about emerging issues and connect with those who are having them.

The goal of OWASP Seasides is to offer an event where all participants can engage each other to help develop connections and Learn from the security professionals. We recognize the value in engaging a smaller audience. We specifically design different options so that any sized organization can participate and support this event.

3. Reach Your Target Audience

This small, community atmosphere brings together active and engaged participants who want to absorb information. Sponsoring a OWASP Seasides event enables you to be that big fish in a small pond and better communicate your message to an active audience Stay in Touch with the Industry.

OWASP Seasides enables its supporters and participants to identify and connect with industry leaders and voices. These participants represent the social networking of security. They are the people who you want to engage to solicit feedback and bring voice to your conversation.

4. Brand Recognition and Awareness

Depending on the level of sponsorship, you may recognize your brand placement at some or all of the following: electronic badge, t- shirts, signage/lanyards, brochures, an announcement prior to each presentation and on social media sites (Twitter, Facebook, etc.). Based on your level of participation, creative and custom branding may be arranged.

5. Custom Sponsorships

OWASP Seasides encourages participation from a wide range of organizations. If you have an idea on a custom sponsorship please, let us know. We’ll do our best to provide a way for you to get involved.

Diamond - $5,000/USD

Platinum (2) - $3,000/USD

Gold (3) - $2,000/USD

Silver (3) - $1,000/USD

Food and Beverage sponsors at party (2) - $1,000/USD

Bronze (3) - Coffee/Tea & Lunch sponsor at event - $500/USD

Special Supporters (5) - $300 USD

CTF sponsor (1)

6. Supporters

If you are an organization which supports OWASP or any aspect of information security willing to promote OWASP Seasides by tweeting or promoting it on social media, then we we can add your logo as supporters on our supporters page. This is free of cost.

7. Contact info

Sponsoring enables you to engage the conversation, interact with attendees, and our commitment to connect you with those attendees of interest to you and your business. The organizers hope your participation will enable another great year for the OWASP Seasides.

To sign up and get the OWASP event sponsor contract

kelly.santalucia@owasp.com , kvprashant@owasp.org , vandana.verma@owasp.org