Creating AppSec Teams


This Working Session will focus on how to create an AppSec team, a difficult challenge which needs a strong mandate and strong executive support.


  • What is the best way to create an AppSec team from scratch?
  • Common AppSec team structures
  • How to budget for AppSec teams
  • How to align with business objectives and priorities
  • Define AppSec team’s services and practices
  • The role of security champions
  • Using development-focused ‘AppSec Squads’ to help facilitate the creation, testing, and deployment of security fixes


The target audience for this Working Session is:

  • AppSec professionals
  • CISOs

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