Application Security presented at wicys 2014

by Lora Mcintosh,

Summary : (White Hat) Hacking for a Living Popular culture would have us believe that the only hackers are anti-social males who spend every day in a basement trying to steal your credit cards, money and identity. On the contrary, a number of skilled hackers are behind the scenes at companies worldwide. These individuals work to exploit applications and push for remediation so that malicious hackers cannot exploit them. This talk will explore web application security in the corporate world and the major application flaw types as well as the knowledge, skills, and tools to it takes to be a professional white hat hacker.