Time & Place
17 Oct 2016
Bulgaria, 1784 Sofia, Blvd. "Tsarigradsko shose" 111B, Sofia Tech Park Bulgaria
When: 17 October 2016
Where: Sofia Tech Park
Various sources identify that between 20% and 60% of websites have each at least one serious vulnerability. Our own research at ESI CEE confirms that the danger is significant. A serious issue is the diversity of threats on Web platforms – different types of attacks can shut down entire services, steal valuable data, impersonate legitimate sites, intercept data on-the-fly, forge user actions, etc. Due to the constant increase in the number of attacks on Web applications, a Web developer now has to be aware of the threats in order to effectively counteract these threats and produce secure and correctly working systems. This 1-day course is designed to introduce developers to the inner workings of the top web threats, how they are exploited, and how to write code that is secure against these threats.
The course includes live demos of attacks, exercises in detecting and leveraging threats, examples of weak and vulnerable code and the process of repairing it and fixing vulnerabilities, mitigation tactics, developer-specific best practices and discussions on how not to write vulnerable code in the process of daily work. The course is mostly technical and not organizational.
Successful completion of this course enables participants to:
- Be aware of the top threats in Web development;
- Know the tactics used to mitigate these threats;
- Do not systematically allow security vulnerabilities to 'slip in' while developing a product/website.