Title: A brief introduction to web2py and its security model
Overview: The talk will provide an introduction to the web2py framework: its model view controller architecture and basic syntax. In particular focusing on the database abstraction layer and form generation. In the second part of the talk we will discuss a number of common vulnerabilities of web applications and how web2py helps developers to prevent them. http://www.web2py.com/
Speaker: Massimo Di Pierro
Speaker Bio: Massimo Di Pierro is an Associate Professor in the School of Computing at DePaul University where he directs the MS Program in Computational Finance. He has a PhD in High Energy Physics and performs research in Numerical Algorithms applied to Scientific and Financial problems. He has contributed to various open source projects and he is the inventor and lead developer of web2py.