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AppSec California 2020, January 21-24 at the Annenberg Beach House, Santa Monica, CA
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Tuesday, January 21 • 9:00am - 5:00pm
Building Secure API's and Web Applications [Day 1 of 2]

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Course Abstract
The major cause of webservice and web application insecurity is insecure software development practices. This highly intensive and interactive 2-day course provides 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 solutions via defense-based code samples.


As part of this course, we will explore the use of third-party security libraries and frameworks to speed and standardize secure development. We will highlight production quality and scalable controls from various languages and frameworks. This course will include secure coding information for Java, PHP, Python, Javascript, and .NET programmers, but any software developer building web applications and webservices will benefit.


Student Requirements: Familiarity with the technical details of building web applications and web services from a software engineering point of view.


Laptop Requirements: Any laptop that can run an updated web browser and "Burp Community Edition".


The course will include several hacking and secure coding labs!


Syllabus
Day 1 of the course will focus on web application basics:- Introduction to Application Security
- Introduction to Security Goals and Threats
- HTTP Security Basics
- CORS and HTML5 Considerations
- XSS Defense
- Content Security Policy
- Intro to Angular.JS Security
- Intro to React.JS Security
- SQL and other Injection
- Cross-Site Request Forgery
- File Upload and File IO Security
- Deserialization Security
- Input Validation Basics
- OWASP Top Ten 2017
- OWASP ASVS

Speakers
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Jim Manico

Founder, Manicode Security
Jim Manico is the founder of Manicode Security where he trains software developers on secure coding and security engineering. He is also an investor/advisor for BitDiscovery, Nucleus Security, Secure Circle and Signal Sciences. Jim is a frequent speaker on secure software practices... Read More →


Tuesday January 21, 2020 9:00am - 5:00pm PST
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