Intro to Web App Security

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Thursday, February 2, 2023 4 pm to 5:30 pm

This is a past event.

The trend is clear; each year brings new and more frequent security threats. So, how do software professionals know that they are building secure software? This FREE training will cover common security risks developers should know before writing software.

Who It's For 

  • Software Developers
  • Software Team Leaders 
  • Software Architects 
  • Software Engineering Leadership 
  • Michigan Tech students, faculty, and staff interested in any or all of the above


What You'll Learn

  •  How common security defects are introduced during development
  •  How to mitigate common security risks
  •  Understanding how browsers and web servers work together to help us secure applications
  •  How to build a secure development process
  •  How to make sense of the freely available web security resources on the web

A secure development process starts with developers who deeply understand security risks and vulnerabilities. Join us to learn more about this critical topic.

About the Presenter

Jake Northey is a 2004 graduate of Michigan Tech with a B.S. in Computer Science and a B.S. in Bioinformatics. Jake is the founder of the local software studio, Creative Mines. At Creative Mines, Jake works with teams of developers to build and deploy web applications for security-critical industries such as Electronic Trading and Cybersecurity.

This event is a collaboration between Michigan Tech College of Computing and Creative Mines.



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