- Do you develop your own web applications, or adapt off-the-shelf applications on your website?
- Are you concerned about how to protect them from hackers, but you don’t know where to start?
- Would you like to know about an important web security tool available to you at UVa?
- Are you interested in getting together with like-minded web technologists to share security skills and methods?
If you answered yes to any of these questions, then we have a presentation that should interest you!:
Web Application Security at UVa
- On Thursday, May 30, 2013
- Time: 2 PM – 3 PM
- Venue: Clemons Library Rm 201
- Presenters/Hosts: Tony Townsend and Scott Crittenden of uWeb (the University of Virginia web community)
- Full Title: Web Application Security at UVa: Common Threats and the Tools and Techniques to Beat Them.
In this presentation, which is pitched particularly toward security novices, we will cover topics such as:
The threat environment:
- hacker methodology
- attacks that would-be intruders are most likely to try against you
- hacker tools and their capabilities
- simple strategies you can use to protect your applications
- resources at your disposal, including an indispensable scanning tool from UVa ISPRO
- opportunities for security information sharing and collaboration
Cookies and water will be served at the event. If you would like to attend, please help us to plan by sending an RSVP to Scott Crittenden (firstname.lastname@example.org).