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Presentation: "Web Security Illustrated"

Track: Security - common pitfalls / Time: Tuesday 14:05 - 15:05 / Location: Room 202

Money and businesses are becoming increasingly more digital and accessible on the Internet. The criminals follow the money and the users, which makes web security an important subject to address. This talk is about web application security and introduces a number of important up-to-date security vulnerabilities every programmer should address. Live examples are given using real-life and fabricated attacks to demonstrate what the worst case could be if criminals attack an unsecure site.
Techniques to discover various vulnerabilities will be demonstrated using standard tools, such as developer tools for browsers and proxies. Finally, the talk will provide an overview of how to prevent the vulnerabilities covered.

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Anders Skovsgaard, Creator of the online scanner

Anders Skovsgaard

Biography: Anders Skovsgaard

Anders Skovsgaard is the founder of Hackavoid, a company that offers cloud-based automated security scanning of web-sites. He is specialised in web security and during the last 10 years, while completing a Masters in Computer Science, he has been working as a consultant for a large number of companies, e.g., banks, ISPs, news medias, gambling- and energy companies. He began the development of the security scanner more than three years ago; a continuous process that never ends. Anders is passionate about state-of-the-art security vulnerabilities and is happy to share his knowledge with hands-on examples.

Currently, he is completing a PhD in the Data-Intensive Systems group at Aarhus University.