Introduction to Web Security

  • 2 hour tutorial or workshop

This tutorial will give attendees an introduction to Web Security. You will learn the many types of vulnerabilities, how easy it is to make use of a vulnerability, and most importantly how to protect against the vulnerabilities. A laptop is recommended, and an open mind with the willingness to learn, and to have all that you have learnt so far burst in a bubble.


Hugh studied at Victoria University of Wellington and have graduated with a Masters
of Engineering in Software Engineering, as well as a Bachelor of Science with
Honours (2nd Class, 1st Division) in Computer Science.

He has worked as both a web developer and security tester.

The OSDC 2014 team is dedicated to providing a friendly, safe and welcoming conference environment for everyone. We have a code of conduct to clearly outline our expectations. Our goal is to create a safe and harassment-free conference experience for all involved, regardless of gender, sexual orientation, disability, ethnicity, religion, preferred operating system, programming language or text editor.