Basic Web Application Security

Date:
Thursday 3 December 2015

Time:
6.00pm for 6.30pm start

Venue:
Room RM 325, 3rd floor, Reginald Mitchell Building, Southampton Solent University, East Park Terrace, Southampton, Hampshire, SO14 0RD | Map
(This is about 5 minutes’ walk from the Southampton Central Station)

Cost:
Free and open to all for BCS members and non-members but please book to assist with refreshments, and particularly as the numbers are limited.

Joint meeting with BCS Hampshire Branch, and Southampton Solent University

Speakers:
Nick Whitelegg, Warren Earle, Neville Palmer and Kalin Penev from Southampton Solent University

Details:

When developing web applications a number of security measures need to be taken to prevent exploitation by malicious users. This talk will introduce three of the fundamental security issues in web development: SQL injection, cross-site scripting and session hijacking, along with ways to prevent them. PHP will be used as the example language.

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