Basic Web Application Security

Thursday 3 December 2015

6.00pm for 6.30pm start

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)

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

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


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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