Next Meetup

“Mastering Web Security” for Developers --> Moved to Nov 15th
Abstract: “Mastering Web Security” for Developers This is a small slice of a larger enterprise training offering. The goal of which is to introduce key concepts to web developers so they can become contributors and recognize security weakness in enterprise applications. We’ll start by reacquainting the attendee with internet network protocols, and quickly move on to hot web application security concepts such as OAuth, tokens and JWT focusing on examples and implementation details within Spring Boot. Bio: Glenn Drong has been a software development professional and hobbyist in the Chicago-land area for over 25 years. He sits on the IJUG (Illinois Java Users Group) board and as the community leader provides a voice to the community as a conference track adviser. He has a passion for mentoring and teaching development concepts, which is now directed to build vibrant well-rounded teams within the realm of extreme programming.

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