Student Requirements: Familiarity with the technical details of building web applications and web services from a software engineering point of view.
Laptop Requirements: This seminar will be mostly lecture and demonstration. A laptop is not required but might be useful to take notes.
Description: The major cause of webservice and web application insecurity is insecure software development practices. This highly intensive and interactive 4-hour seminar will provide essential application security training for web application and webservice developers and architects.
The class is a combination of lecture, security testing demonstration and code review. Students will learn the most common threats against applications. More importantly, students will learn how to code secure web and API solutions via defense-based code samples.