Security issues and cybercrime are rising to an alarming rate. As a Java web developer, you should be aware of how important security and securing your client’s data is. In this workshop, you will become the hacker and exploit vulnerabilities in packages that exist in the wild that might be part of your Java applications today. We will also show you how to protect yourself from these threats by building up a pipeline and development workflow with security testing in mind. This practical hands-on session will be fun and leave you with actionable takeaways on how to implement DevSecOps and prepare against the big bad world.
Brian Vermeer is Staff Developer Advocate for Snyk, Java Champion, and Software Engineer with over a decade of hands-on experience in creating and maintaining software. He is passionate about Java, (Pure) Functional Programming and Cybersecurity. Brian is a JUG leader for the Virtual JUG and the NLJUG. He also co-leads the DevSecCon community and is a community manager for Foojay. He is a regular international speaker on mostly Java-related conferences like JavaOne, Devnexus, Devoxx, Jfokus, JavaZone and many more. Besides all that, Brian is a military reserve for the Royal Netherlands Air Force and a Taekwondo Master / Teacher.