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More talks in the program:
Web Security Workshop
In this hands-on penetration testing workshop, we’ll attack the training web app to take on the role of a pen tester one step at a time. You’ll learn how to work with professional security tools through a range of practical tasks. You’ll also learn pen testers’ general approach for attacking web apps. Of course, we’ll also deal with defensive measures for protecting the security holes found. However, our focus will remain on the systematic use of professional hacking tools for carrying out security analyses.
As a second objective of this workshop, you will learn what type of security checks can be automated and how this DevOps-style automation of security checks within build chains is best done.
Once you’ve completed this workshop, you’ll have practical experience of carrying out manual and automated attacks on web apps. You can transfer these skills to your own software development work and increase the security of your projects in the long-term.
Content & Process
During the course we will attack a prepared demo web-application using tools and techniques available in the Kali Linux VM. Aside from finding vulnerabilities inside this demo application, we will also use tools to escalate them into even more critical vulnerabilities during post-exploitation.
Aside from manually using the security tools to find and exploit security vulnerabilities, most of them can also be utilized in fully automated ways, being a nice fit into DevOps architectures to enrich CI/CD pipelines with security checks.