Developing secure, hack-resistant web applications

Mohamed Boudiaf University, ST, M'sila, 28000

The event titled "Developing Secure, Hack-Resistant Web Applications" brought together leading experts in cybersecurity, developers, and researchers to discuss critical strategies and techniques for building robust and secure web applications. The event spanned various aspects of web application security, focusing on both theoretical and practical approaches to prevent hacking and vulnerabilities.

Apr 1, 8:00 AM – 1:00 PM

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About this event

The event titled "Developing Secure, Hack-Resistant Web Applications" brought together leading experts in cybersecurity, developers, and researchers to discuss critical strategies and techniques for building robust and secure web applications. The event spanned various aspects of web application security, focusing on both theoretical and practical approaches to prevent hacking and vulnerabilities.

 Key Topics and Discussions

1. Understanding Common Vulnerabilities:

Experts highlighted the most common web application vulnerabilities, including SQL injection, Cross-Site Scripting (XSS), and Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF). Detailed case studies were presented to demonstrate how these vulnerabilities are exploited by hackers.

2. Best Practices in Secure Coding:

Sessions focused on secure coding practices, emphasizing the importance of input validation, proper error handling, and secure session management. Developers were encouraged to adopt a security-first mindset during the development process.

3. Advanced Security Measures:

Discussions included advanced security measures such as implementing multi-factor authentication (MFA), encryption of sensitive data, and the use of security headers to protect against common attacks.

4. Security Testing and Penetration Testing:

The importance of regular security testing was underscored, with a particular emphasis on automated vulnerability scanning and manual penetration testing. Tools and methodologies for effective security testing were showcased, providing participants with practical insights.

5. Real-Time Monitoring and Incident Response:

Experts discussed the necessity of real-time monitoring of web applications to detect and respond to security incidents promptly. Techniques for setting up effective monitoring systems and creating incident response plans were shared.

6. Leveraging Security Frameworks and Tools:

The event featured demonstrations of popular security frameworks and tools that assist in developing secure web applications. Frameworks like OWASP and tools like Burp Suite and ZAP were highlighted for their role in identifying and mitigating vulnerabilities.

 Workshops and Hands-On Sessions

Interactive workshops were a significant part of the event, allowing participants to gain hands-on experience in implementing security measures. These sessions included practical exercises on secure coding, vulnerability scanning, and penetration testing, providing attendees with valuable skills to apply in their own projects.

 Conclusion

The "Developing Secure, Hack-Resistant Web Applications" event successfully provided attendees with a comprehensive understanding of web application security. By emphasizing the importance of secure coding practices, regular security testing, and real-time monitoring, the event aimed to equip developers with the knowledge and tools necessary to build resilient and secure web applications. The discussions and workshops underscored the need for continuous learning and adaptation in the face of evolving cyber threats, ensuring that web applications remain robust against hacking attempts.

When

When

Monday, April 1, 2024
8:00 AM – 1:00 PM UTC

Speakers

  • Mohmed El Ghazali Sediki

    CyberSecurity Analyst , Data science

  • Chergui Abde Nnour

    GDG M'sila

    Organizer

  • Khalil Dahoumanr

  • Khalil korichi

Moderators

  • Manel Hassina Ghetai

  • Djaafar abdellah Arbane

    Software engineer , Web developer and junior ML engineer

Host

  • GDG M'SILA

    Google Community

Organizers

  • Mohamed EL Ghazali Sediki

    XenoTek-Lisi

    GDG Organizer

  • Abdelhakim Ilyes Kireche

    XenoTek-Lisi

    GDG Organizer

  • Chergui Abde Nnour

    Wahaj for media, culture and arts

    Organizer

  • Manel Hassina Ghetai

    GDG Organizer

  • amine abdellaoui

    R.M.M

    GDG Organizer

  • Mounya Bouarbi

    GDG M'sila / computer science club university Mohmmed Boudiaf

    GDG Organizer

  • Imad eddine Reguig berra

    GDG M'sila

    GDG Organizer

  • Mohammed BRIKI

    Digital Marketing Specialist

  • cheyma messili

    GDG Organizer

  • Marwa Menedjhi

    GDG ORGANIZER

  • Noussaiba DILMI

    GDG ORGANIZER

  • Okba Madani

    GDG Msila

    GDG ORGANIZER

  • Djaafar abdellah Arbane

    GDG ORGANIZER

  • Bakache Habiba

    Team Member

  • khalil dahoumane

    Team Member

  • Anfal-Eldjabiria Benzahia

    Team Member