Important notice about SecAppDev 2020
Due to the current situation with COVID-19 (Corona), with deep regret, we feel bound to postpone SecAppDev 2020 indefinitely. While there have been no official instructions to postpone events such as ours or reduce travel, both attendees and speakers have informed us that they are unable to attend SecAppDev.
We hope everyone in SecAppDev stays healthy, and wish everyone the best for the coming months.
SecAppDev 2020 Lecture Details
Securing web apps with modern platform features
Thursday March 12, 09:00 - 10:30
Web applications have historically been plagued by vulnerabilities which allow attackers to compromise the session of a logged-in user. Luckily, new security mechanisms in web browsers offer ways for developers to protect their applications
Common vulnerabilities such as XSS, CSRF, and others have long plagued the web. They also account for most of the high-risk flaws reported under Google's Vulnerability Reward Program. Learn about the latest web platform security mechanisms to protect your apps from injections and isolate them from dangerous sites. You'll leave with a security checklist for defending your applications with new browser features based on Google Security Team's experience in protecting the web's most sensitive apps.
Understand how to defend your web applications with new web platform features.
Anyone building, designing or securing web applications
Technical aspects of web applications (HTML, JS, HTTP) and basic understanding of web vulnerabilities. If possible, the latest version of Chrome, as well as the Beta version.
SecAppDev is the most immersive application security course you have ever seenBook your seat now
Staff Information Security Engineer, Google
Lukas is a staff information security engineer at Google with 10+ years of industry experience who frequently speaks at international infosec and developer conferences. He's passionate about securing web applications from common web vulnerabilities and leads the Google-wide Content Security Policy (CSP) adoption effort. Lukas also co-authored the CSP3 W3C specification and is the creator of the CSP Evaluator.
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