AJAX Security Webcasts

Joe Stagner was able to secure two of best counter-hacker he knows (Caleb Sima and Billy Hoffman from SPI Dynamics) to present some Webcasts for our Live from Redmond series.

Check out this post to get the details -- key details below too!



The series starts NEXT THURSDAY

Here are the links to register for all five in the series.

Live From Redmond: AJAX Security Basics- The Building Blocks to Protecting Your Applications Built with ASP.NET AJAX

Live From Redmond: How Hackers Reverse Engineer and Exploit an ASP.NET AJAX Application

Live From Redmond: The Brave New World of AJAX Hacking (and prevention using ASP.NET)

Live From Redmond: The Next Generation of AJAX Attacks – A New Generation of Attack Theories

Live From Redmond: Best Practices: A Look at Developer ASP.NET AJAX Security Mistakes

…. and here is some background info on Joe's co-presenters from Spi Dynamics

Caleb Sima is the co-founder and CTO of SPI Dynamics, (www.spidynamics.com) the leading provider of Web application security testing software and services. Caleb is responsible for directing the lifecycle of the company’s Web application security solutions and is the director of SPI Labs R&D team within SPI Dynamics. Caleb has been engaged in the Internet security arena since 1996, and has become widely recognized as an expert in Web security, penetration testing and for identifying emerging security threats. His pioneering efforts and expertise in Web security have helped define the direction the Web application security industry has taken. Prior to co-founding SPI Dynamics in early 2000, Caleb worked for Internet Security Systems’ elite X-Force R&D team and as a security engineer for S1 Corporation. Caleb is a frequent speaker and expert resource for the press on Internet attacks and has been featured in the Associated Press. He is also a contributing author to various magazines and online columns, and is a co-author of the book titled, Hacking Exposed Web Applications: Web Security Secrets & Solutions, Second Edition. Caleb is a member of ISSA and is one of the founding visionaries of the Application Vulnerability Description Language (AVDL) standard within OASIS, as well as a founding member of the Web Application Security Consortium (WASC).

Billy Hoffman is a lead security researcher for SPI Dynamics (www.spidynamics.com), the leading provider of Web application security testing software and services. At SPI Dynamics, Billy focuses on automated discovery of Web application vulnerabilities and crawling technologies. He has been a guest speaker at AJAXWorld, Black Hat, Black Hat Federal, Toorcon, Shmoocon, O'Reilly's Emerging Technology Conference, The 5th Hope, and several other conferences. His work has been featured in Wired, Make magazine, Slashdot, G4TechTV, and in various other journals and Web sites. Topics have included reverse engineering law and techniques, ATMs, XM Radio and magstripe projects. In addition, Billy is a reviewer of white papers for the Web Application Security Consortium (WASC), and is a creator of Stripe Snoop, a suite of research tools that captures, modifies, validates, generates, analyzes, and shares data from magstripes. He also spends his time contributing to OSS projects and writes articles under the handle Acidus, and is currently co-authoring a book on AJAX security for publisher Addison-Wesley.