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The Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) Los Angeles Chapter has teamed up with the Orange County, Inland Empire, San Diego, and San Francisco Bay Area chapters to bring you another great AppSec California. Join us and your peers for amazing talks and networking on January 22-25, 2019!
Thursday, January 24 • 3:00pm - 3:50pm
Leveraging users engagement to improve account security

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In this day and age, where companies disclose security breaches almost daily, protecting users data can become a daunting task. Users tend to use the same credentials across different applications and platforms. A third party data breach can end up affecting some of your own users. In this session, we will explore the different techniques we use to make data from these breaches yet another tool in our account security toolset. As prevention is never 100%, we take a defense in depth approach when it comes to securing users accounts.

We will go over:
(i) how we use this data to prevent users using weak passwords
(ii) how we correlate this data with other signals to improve efficiency and quality of our detection and protection rules
(iii) how we leverage users engagement, and upsell them to migrate to a better more secure state

Speakers
avatar for Amine Kamel

Amine Kamel

Head of Security, Pinterest
Amine Kamel is a leading security technologist. As Head of Security at Pinterest, he is responsible for overseeing all security projects, strategy, and roadmap. He was instrumental in building Pinterest’s security engineering team and led major initiatives spread across different... Read More →


Thursday January 24, 2019 3:00pm - 3:50pm
Garden Terrace Room