Tin Zaw


Director of Security Solutions, Verizon Digital Media Services

Tin Zaw has served as Verizon Digital Media Services’ director of global security solutions since 2015. He and his team provide managed and professional web security services for clients' web properties. He launched the services during his first year at Verizon and continues to grow the operations each year.

Prior to joining Verizon, Zaw led web and product security teams at AT&T and Intuit. He previously designed and implemented security products at Symantec for 100 million plus users worldwide and participated in the early days of the web infrastructure at Inktomi, which later became part of Yahoo!. He started his career by programming network protocols at QUALCOMM and Cerner.

A long-time volunteer with OWASP, Zaw is a former president of its Los Angeles chapter and currently co-leads the OWASP project on Automated Threats to Web Applications. He received the OWASP Chapter Leader of the Year award at the AppSec USA conference in 2013.

Zaw graduated with a bachelor’s degree in computer science from Pittsburg State University, Kansas. He obtained a master's degree in computer science from the University of Southern California and an MBA from the USC Marshall School of Business.


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