One-day workshops at SecAppDev 2020

SecAppDev 2020 offers three one-day workshops in a third program track. These workshops are accessible to all full course attendees. Additionally, a limited number of workshop-only tickets are also available. More information about tickets is available on the registration page.

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Building secure frontend web applications

Jim Manico

Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) is the achilles heel of almost every web application. Even in the modern world, where applications are built with JavaScript frameworks, XSS requires attention to details. To build secure applications, developers need to be aware of current best practices for their particular framework. This one-day workshop offers an in-depth perspective on XSS in the modern web. We look at XSS defenses from various angles, including the elaborate Content Security Policy.

Web security Tuesday March 10, 09:00 - 17:30


A builder's guide to API security

Philippe De Ryck

Most modern applications consist of a frontend web or mobile application, backed by several API-based services. This paradigm shift from server-side page generation causes a significant impact on various security aspects. To build secure applications, developers need to be aware of these security changes, along with current best practices. This one-day workshop offers a unique in-depth perspective on modern API security.

Web security Wednesday March 11, 09:00 - 17:30


Hands-on introduction to Rust

Jake Goulding - Carol Nichols

Haven't done any Rust? Want to know what makes Rust so special? Want the ability to ask two highly experienced Rust developers nuanced questions? Join us as we go hands-on with Rust, starting from an empty file and learning about the Rust ecosystem, pervasive and unique-to-Rust concepts, and areas where Rust truly shines.

Low-level security Thursday March 12, 09:00 - 17:30