Expert interviews from SecAppDev 2018 

Faculty members at SecAppDev 2018 are world-renowned experts in their field. That is why we decided to grab a few of them for an interview, allowing them to share their thoughts on application security (and life on Hawaii). These interviews are a great reflection of the in-depth content offered at SecAppDev.

The non-profit and partners

SecAppDev is organized by, a non-profit organization run by volunteers. The goal of is to raise awareness about security among practitioners, including developers, analysts, architects, ... It has been doing so since 2005.
SecAppDev would not be possible without the support of two crucial partners: the Solvay Business School in Economics & Management, and the COSIC and DistriNet research groups of the KU Leuven. 

Reflections on SecAppDev 2018

The feedback on SecAppDev 2018 was overwhelmingly positive. Thank you to all of our speakers for their insightful presentations, to our volunteers for their efforts, and to our attendees for sparking lively discussions.

This is what attendees had to say about this year's edition:
  • Very well organised, the topics cover many important areas, and the speakers are very qualified. This course is a must to anyone in the security professional.
  • Excellent content, excellent organization!
  • Ample time to interact with fellow attendees and faculty - so a lot of opportunities for interesting discussions and the ability to ask questions to experts!
  • The small group of people enable you to talk to everyone, including teachers.
  • Diverse aspects of security and privacy and facilitates discussion among them during the coffee breaks and lunches, at a very pleasant venue.
  • There were tons of interesting talks. The opportunity to talk to the speakers for longer periods of time is amazing.


The handouts for the sessions are attached to the session descriptions in the program. They are also available in the list of handouts from previous editions.