SecAppDev 2022 Workshop Details

Building secure web applications

Jim Manico
Friday June 17, 09:00 - 17:00

This highly intensive and interactive workshop provides essential application security training for every web developer. The class is a combination of lectures, security testing demonstrations, code review, and interactive threat modeling discussions. Students will learn the most common threats against applications. More importantly, students will learn how to code secure software via a variety of techniques such as secure design practices, defense-based coding, the use of security libraries and services, and the use of a variety of web security standards.

  • Introduction to Application Security
  • HTTP Security Basics
  • Input Validation Basics
  • SQL and other injection
  • 3rd Party Library Security Management
  • Competitive secure coding labs
Learning goal

Best practices for building secure modern web applications

Content level


Target audience

Anyone who is building or designing web-based applications, including server-side frameworks and modern frontend JavaScript frameworks.


Familiarity with the technical details of building web applications and webservices from a software engineering point of view.

Technical requirements

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

Jim Manico

Jim Manico

CEO, 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 KSOC, Nucleus Security, Signal Sciences, and BitDiscovery. Jim is a frequent speaker on secure software practices, is a Java Champion, and is the author of "Iron-Clad Java - Building Secure Web Applications" from Oracle Press. Jim also volunteers for OWASP as the project co-lead for the OWASP ASVS and the OWASP Proactive Controls.

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