OWASP Orange County - Q2 Meeting

Title: Top Ten Web Defenses

We cannot “firewall” or “patch” our way to secure websites. In the past, security professionals thought firewalls, Secure Sockets Layer (SSL), patching, and privacy policies were enough. Today, however, these methods are outdated and ineffective, as attacks on prominent, well-protected websites are occurring every day. Citigroup, PBS, Sega, Nintendo, Gawker, AT&T, the CIA, the US Senate, NASA, Nasdaq, the NYSE, Zynga, and thousands of others have something in common – all have had websites compromised in the last year. No company or industry is immune. Programmers need to learn to build websites differently. This talk will review the top coding techniques developers need to master in order to build a low-risk, high-security web application.


BIO: Jim Manico is the VP of Security Architecture for WhiteHat
Security, a web security firm. He authors and delivers developer
security awareness training for WhiteHat Security and has a background as a software developer and architect. Jim is also a global board member for the OWASP foundation. He manages and participates in several OWASP projects, including the OWASP cheat sheet series and the OWASP podcast series.

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  • A former member
    A former member

    Fun meeting the group. Looking forward to the next meeting!

    May 23, 2013

  • Martin E.

    Most excellent meeting ! Thank you to Sean, Crescent Solutions, and Jim Manico

    May 22, 2013

  • James D. M.

    I have Jim's slides. Does somebody have a place to host the file?

    May 22, 2013

  • Shong (Sean) C.

    Hi Haral - I have not received it yet. Will post once I receive it.

    May 22, 2013

  • Haral T.

    Great presentation by Jim Manico, as usual...
    Can you post a link to the slides?

    May 22, 2013

  • Ryan H.

    Sorry I couldn't make it but hope everyone enjoyed the meeting and our space at Crescent / Captive Eight. See you all next time!

    May 22, 2013

  • Lisa G.

    This was a super informative presentation! Thanks to Jim Manico (a wealth of info.!), Crescent Solutions (the host) and OWASP OC for putting this together! It was a great time...looking forward to the next meeting!

    May 21, 2013

  • Ryan H.

    I'm planning on stopping in for a few. See you all there.

    May 20, 2013

  • Shong (Sean) C.

    Justin - Hope you can make it. We'll have refreshment and pizzas along with great talk from Jim Manico.

    May 17, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Probably should be able to make it

    May 16, 2013

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