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Training: Software Security 101 @ WeAreDevelopers World Congress 2021 (Remote)

June 30, 2021
4:00 pm - 5:45 pm

Thomas Konrad gives a 2-hour training on software security at the WeAreDevelopers World Congress 2021 (remote), which is taking place from June 28th – July 1st, 2021. The line-up for the WeAreDevelopers World Congress is carefully curated and includes world-class speakers, tech pioneers, creators, community leaders and proven experts who are going to share their knowledge and experience with the global developer community.

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2-hour training: Software Security 101: Secure Coding Basics

Thomas Konrad will give a 2-hour training on the basics of secure coding. Although the examples will only be in one programming language each, most concepts can be applied to any language and type of software. The participants will get a good overview of the following aspects of secure coding:

  • Introduction
    • Core security principles 
    • Security criteria for choosing a programming language 
    • Secure SDLC fundamentals   
  • Secure coding practices
    • Input handling 
    • Output handling 
    • Pitfalls in low-level languages 
    • Safe APIs 
    • The Principle of Complete Mediation 
    • Cryptography 
    • Session management 
    • Concurrency   
  • Clean code
    • Readability 
    • Maintainability 
    • Testability   
  • Dependency management
    • Criteria for choosing libraries and frameworks 
    • Prerequisites for dependency checks 
    • How to check dependencies  


Thomas Konrad, SBA Research

Thomas Konrad is Principal Security Consultant at SBA Research and has been part of software security team since 2010. He focuses on secure software development, web application security, penetration testing, secure software design, architecture, and process, and trains software development teams in those areas.


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