Momentum & BCS present 'Hands on vulnerable web application workshop'

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Joint event with Momentum and BCS 

Hands on vulnerable web application workshop

Tel: 028 9045 0101



Momentum & BCS present 'Hands on vulnerable web application workshop'

13th September 2012

Room MD008, University of Ulster, Magee Campus, Northland Road, Londonderry, BT48 7JL


Free of charge


Simon Whittaker 



A hands on workshop (bring a laptop) exploring the basics, methods & tools for testing Web Applications. Among others, you will learn how to detect & exploit examples of the following OWASP top 10 issues:


  • SQL injection
  • Cross Site Scripting
  • Cross Site Request Forgery
  • Remote File inclusion
  • Brute Force Attacks

The workshop is designed to provide developers with awareness of the most common areas for exploitation of their applications or web sites and ways of preventing these exploits. Through practical and theory based work, developers will get hands on experience of breaking and compromising vulnerable web applications.


About the speaker 

Simon Whittaker


Simon Whittaker has been providing security services & training to both local organisations and some of the world’s largest companies for over 10 years.

Simon’s background in both development & System/Network Administration provides a great view on how best to compromise & secure required services & applications while also ensuring that training courses, content & practicals can be aimed at the right audiences.

Most of Simon’s work involves working with companies to test and improve secure coding practices, penetration & security testing and providing security consultancy to companies that are keen to improve their processes & procedures. 

Simon also has great experience in developing & implementing efficient and effective practices across departments to assit with securing and retaining external quality recognition such as ISO27001


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Closing date for bookings is Wednesday 12 September 2012. No more bookings will be taken after this date.



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