Practical Approach to XSS Exploitation & Defense

  • Date 20 Nov 2019 - Wednesday

Practical Approach to XSS Exploitation & Defense

20 Nov 2019, 09:30 - 10:15

Geek Street
Language:
English

Cross Site Scripting (XSS) has always been one of the Top 10 application vulnerabilities according to OWASP. This is a security vulnerability in web applications that allows criminal hackers to inject harmful code directly inside web pages.

After this session you will be able to

  • Identify various XSS payloads and build a dense mechanism to counter the attacks
  • Leverage XSS vulnerabilities and know how to carry out various exploits such as (a) Stealing users’ cookies or session id (b) Defacing a web application (c) Advanced Phishing Attacks (d) Filter evasion and lots more
  • Learn about different countermeasure for XSS

 

Contributors

  • Zechariah Akinpelu

    Speaker

    Manager, Information Security

    FirstBank

    2016 EC-Council Ethical Hacker of the Year Finalist - First and only African Nominated for this category of award. A seasoned Cybersecurity...

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