The OWASP DevSlop Project Team Members

Team Leaders

Nicole Becher

Nicole Becher is professional information security consultant. She has been in the cybersecurity space for over ten years working mainly in offensive security capacities. She manages penetration testing and red teams, forensics and incident responders, and malware reverse engineering teams. She has also worked on the cyber policy side for a U.S. Regulator, New York State Department of Financial Services, where she helped develop the first-in-nation regulatory framework for assessing the cybersecurity of large and complex financial institutions. She also helped draft the first-in-nation regulatory and licensing framework for Bitcoin and virtual currencies. Nicole is also as an Adjunct Instructor at New York University, where she teaches courses on offensive and defensive computer security, network security, web application security, and computer forensics. She is a chapter leader for OWASP Brooklyn (Open Web Application Security Project) and has presented both talks and trainings, at various conferences around the world on topics related to her research interests. These include web application security, malware analysis, economics of cybersecurity, cybercrime, and international cyberlaws and regulation. She has also advised Hollywood scriptwriters on cybersecurity and hacking. She is a Cybersecurity fellow of New America, a Washington DC-based think-tank, and is a fellow of the Madison Policy Forum, a cybersecurity-focused policy group bridging military, government and industry. She is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP). Nicole is part of the Conservation SMART Technology Security Council is very active in the Animal Rescue and conservation technology movements.

Twitter: TheDeadRobots

Tanya Janca

Tanya Janca is a senior cloud advocate for Microsoft, specializing in application and cloud security; evangelizing software security and advocating for developers through public speaking, her open source project OWASP DevSlop, and various forms of teaching via workshops, blogs and community events. As an ethical hacker, OWASP Project and Chapter Leader, software developer, effective altruist and professional computer geek of 20+ years, she is a person who is truly fascinated by the ‘science’ of computer science.

Twitter: SheHacksPurple

Team Members

Franziska Bühler

Franziska Bühler:
Twitter: Franziska

Franziska Bühler works as a Systems Engineer for the Swiss Post, where she builds and enhances the reverse proxy platform in a DevOps manner. Her main areas of responsibility are web server security and everything related to the access layer. In addition to building or reorganizing platforms, she also writes and implements security policies. She writes scripts and programs to automatically rebuild and test the platform every night and to monitor policy compliance.

In her spare time Franziska Bühler likes to read technical books about security, DevOps or HTTP. If she is not reading, she disassembles highly optimized regular expressions as described in her blogpost. Or she helps as a developer and committer to enhance the OWASP ModSecurity Core Rule Set. The Core Rule Set is a rule set for the ModSecurity web application firewall. See

Nancy Gariché

Nancy Gariché is the extremely charming co-host of the OWASP DevSlop show.

Twitter: NanzgTweets


Abel Wang: Twitter: AbelSquidHead

Manuel Lopez Arredondo

Mordecai Kraushar: Twitter: Mordecai


Marco Tietz
Patxi Gortázar

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