Web application security - why you should review yours

Tuesday 4:30 PM - 5:20 PM

@ Wallstreet 3

Open Source Databases

50 minutes conference

Intermediate

Tracks:
Operations, Developer

In this talk, we take a look at the whole stack and I don't just mean LAMP,
we'll cover what an attack surface is and some areas you may look to ensure
that you can reduce it.

What's an attack surface?

Acronym Hell, what do they mean?

Vulnerability naming is this media naming stupidity or driving the message
home?
Detection, Prevention and avoiding the boy who cried wolf.
Emerging technologies to keep an eye on or even implement yourself to help
improve your security posture.

A live compromise demo (or backup video if something fails) which covers
compromising a PCI compliant network structure to reach the database system
and ultimately exploit multiple failures to gain bash shell access over the
MySQL protocol.


Speakers

David Busby

David Busby (Percona LLC)

Information Security Architect

Biography:

David is an Information Security Architect, and CISSP qualified. He has worked with Percona since 2013 and has over 17 years' experience in DevOps, databases and security. David is a Ju-Jitsu instructor, assistant scout leader and also volunteers at a local secondary school to teach kids computing.


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