[TriLUG] (Web Security 101) Raleigh.pm NEXT Thursday January 28, 7:15pm
bradoaks at gmail.com
Thu Jan 28 12:25:47 EST 2010
Wanted to remind folks about tonight's meeting (a deviation from our
normal 3rd Thursday of the month).
Also the raleigh.pm.org site is down due to a hardware failure. The
content is also available here:
Looking forward to seeing those who have already RSVP'ed. If you
haven't but do want to attend, send
a message to bradoaks at gmail.com with RSVP in the subject.
On Thu, Jan 21, 2010 at 2:28 PM, Brad Oaks <bradoaks at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello Perl Mongers, and TriLUGgers,
> Please join us THURSDAY evening, January 28th at WebAssign. NOTE the
> change of date.
> Michael Peters will talk about Web Security 101. This talk is not
> Security is important in any programming environment but programming
> for the web has some unique possibilities and hazards. Most web
> programmers have little to no training in security and lots of web
> development is done by people who don't wear a full-time developer
> hat. Add to this the fact that bad security on a web project can have
> very public and very embarassing consequences.
> This talk will walk through the basics of web security without
> focussing too much on the particular language that you choose. We'll
> also look at various attack vectors (SQL Injection, XSS, CSRF, and
> more) and see how you can avoid them. Whether you're an experienced
> web developer (we all need reminding) or just starting out, this talk
> can help avoid being the next easy harvest of The Bad Guys.
> If you are interested in attending, please RSVP, though it is not
> required. (mailto:bradoaks at gmail.com?subject=rsvp+January+meeting)
> When: 7:15pm start
> Where: 1730 Varsity Dr, Raleigh, NC 27606
> WebAssign is in the Venture 4 building on NCSU's Centennial Campus.
> (It is near RedHat)
> These details are also on http://raleigh.pm.org/
> * After turning onto Varsity Drive from Avent Ferry:
> * Pass Capability Drive.
> * Take the second driveway on the right -- the one after the
> building. Guest parking in the deck is reachable from this driveway.
> * Walk around to the entrance on Varsity Drive to get into the building.
> Hope to see you out,
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