Recorded January 10th, 2018
Security testing is a huge topic. In this webinar, Ken will discuss his experience working for small companies where security testing is a requirement, but often gets overlooked. Ken will explore some of the basic things a software development professionals should know about web application security, such as the resources available from OWASP. As part of this talk, Ken will demo the following tools against a target:
- OWASP Zed Attack Proxy
- Microsoft Thread Modeling tool
- Wireshark / tcpdump
Key Take Aways:
- A quick overview of some tools and threats that software development professionals can use on a daily basis today!
- Resources to learn more about security testing
- Ways of practicing it in a safe environment
Ken created a post on his blog tkee.org that provides links to the stories, tools, readings and practice tools he mentioned in his presentation. Enjoy!
Ken De Souza has been in software development for over 15 years, starting as a developer bent on automatically checking everything he built. He is a security enthusiast, currently specializing in exploratory testing and building automated checks, with a passion for delivering high-quality software at a rapid pace. He has recently spoken at QA or the Highway 2017 and CopenhagenContext 2017.
Speaker Contact Details:
Ken De Souza – QA Developer, Auvik Networks Inc
LinkedIn: Ken De Souza
Past Events: QA or the Highway, CopenhagenContext