The Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) Los Angeles Chapter has teamed up with the Orange County, Inland Empire, San Diego, and San Francisco Bay Area chapters to bring you another great AppSec California. Join us and your peers for amazing talks and networking on January 22-25, 2019!
Tuesday, January 22 • 9:00am - 5:00pm
Web Application Penetration Testing: An Introductory Workshop For Developers and Security Professionals At All Levels

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Course Abstract

In this completely hands-on workshop, you will get to understand the techniques and methodologies that could be applied when performing a web application penetration testing. Throughout this workshop, you will use the Burp Suite tool, which is a conglomerate of distinct tools with powerful features. Apart from gaining familiarity with the tools and the techniques involved in application security testing, you will also get an opportunity to understand some of the common vulnerabilities from the OWASP Top 10 list. We will provide you with a vulnerable website, and you will uncover security issues in it even if you have never done this before!

Training Syllabus

● Opening

○ About the class
○ About OWASP

● Introduction

○ Security Awareness/hacker mindset
○ Introduction to the training environment and tools

● Reconnaissance

○ Web application Reconnaissance
○ HTTP / HTTPS basics
○ Web application and Web server fingerprinting

● Most common vulnerabilities, detection, and exploitation

○ XSS (HTML, Attribute, DOM)
○ SQLi
○ IDOR Vulnerabilities
○ File Upload Vulnerabilities
○ Insecure API

Upon Completion of this training, attendees will know:

● Scope a security review and prioritise the work
● Understand manual and automated tools and techniques available and when to apply them
● Understanding of DevSecOps including Agile Framework
● Gain confidence in customizing your Web Application Security Testing approach to suit application-specific pentesting needs, by gaining clarity on the powerful features provided by the Burp Suite tool.
● A Lots of hands-on web application hacking labs and exercises along with core concepts of web application security.

Attendees should bring:

1. Laptop with administrator access (mandatory)
2. Minimum 4 GB RAM
3. At least 10 GB of free hard disk space
4. Oracle VirtualBox 5.x or later installed.
5. Burp Suite Community Edition installed (https://portswigger.net/burp/communitydownload)

Prerequisites for attendees:

This is an introductory training for web application developers, students, including those new to application security. The course has been developed to train learners at all levels.

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Zoe Braiterman

Consultant / Researcher / Educator, OWASP
Zoe Braiterman (Moderator) brings her combined business, technology and data science expertise into her work as a cybersecurity researcher, consultant and educator.She goes by the title, “Innovation Intelligence Strategist (Machine and Human)”, to emphasize her work on both the... Read More →
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Vandana Verma

Security Solutions Architect, WIA Asia Lead and Secretary, OWASP Bangalore Chapter Leader, IBM
Vandana Verma is an experienced application security practitioner, OWASP Bangalore Chapter Leader, OWASP WIA Lead, WoSec, InfoSecgirls and Women in Cyber Security Advocate. She has given talks and workshops at many colleges and security conferences including AppSec Europe, AppSec... Read More →

Tuesday January 22, 2019 9:00am - 5:00pm
Veranda North