Web Application Security

Speaker(s): Peter Joyce
Date: May 3, 2014 2:00pm – 2:30pm
Location: Morken Center 203, Pacific Lutheran University

As technology has progressed our lives have become ever more increasingly connected over the Internet. From online banking to social media outlets we trust that online services will be provided with security and integrity. However the Internet inherently represents an insecure channel for exchanging information. This means that developers working to provide services over the Internet have many unique challenges and responsibilities to ensure the security of their service. This talk will examine key security fundamentals for web applications, and explore some technical solutions being used in the industry today.