StackChat is a small monthly web development focused meetup based at DRPG's offices in Hartlebury, Worcestershire.
Web Security - The Human Factor
Talk by Rob Wilson (1 hour)
Everyday, we are presented with news about a website, or service that has been "hacked". How can developers, and non-developers alike protect their applications and data from ending in such disasters? Common mistakes are often made with applications that could lead the developer, and/or others to a security faux pas. We'll dive into some of the best practices to follow to help prevent these, and what to do in case it does happen (spoiler: Dont Panic) We'll discuss some real world examples of where mistakes have been made, and what we can learn from them. You'll have a solid grounding in which you can protect your applications, your data, but most importantly; your sanity.