Java application security the hard way

Track: Workshops
Abstract

Cybercrime is rising at an alarming rate. As a Java developer you know you need to be better informed about security matters but it’s hard to know where to start. This workshop will help you understand how to improve the security of your application through a series of demonstration hacks and related hands on exercises. Serious though the topic is, this practical session will be fun and will leaving you more informed and better prepared. Start building your security memory muscle here

Brian Fox

Co-founder and CTO at Sonatype, Brian Fox is a member of the Apache Software Foundation and former Chair of the Apache Maven project. As a direct contributor to the Maven ecosystem, including the maven-dependency-plugin and maven-enforcer-plugin, he has over 20 years of experience driving the vision behind, as well as developing and leading the development of software for organizations ranging from startups to large enterprises. Brian is a frequent speaker at national and regional events including Java User Groups and other development related conferences.

Steve Poole

Steve Poole is a Developer Advocate, DevOps practitioner and a long time IBM Java developer, leader and evangelist. He’s been working on Java SDKs and JVMs since Java was less than one year old.

Simon Maple

Simon is the Director of Developer Relations at Snyk, a Java Champion since 2014, JavaOne Rockstar speaker in 2014 & 2017, Duke’s Choice award winner, Virtual JUG founder and organiser and London Java Community co-leader.