Dr. ir. Lieven Desmet
Lieven Desmet is Research Manager on Secure Software within the DistriNet Research Group at the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, where he coaches junior researchers in web application security and participates in dissemination and valorization activities. His interests are in software verification and security of middleware and web-enabled technologies. He is on the Belgium OWASP chapter board.
Web application security
This web security module starts with a short, basic introduction on widely used web technologies. With the functioning of these technologies in mind, an overview of web vulnerabilities is given, followed by the appropriate mitigation techniques.