Full Stack Web Development

H19 Hacking Your Web Apps and APIs


2:45pm - 4:00pm

Level: Introductory to Intermediate

Eric D. Boyd

Founder and CEO


A Microsoft Developer’s Guide to Ethical Hacking

Web applications and web APIs are increasingly targeted by hackers and cybercriminals who exploit vulnerabilities and flaws to gain unauthorized access, steal data, or cause damage. In this session, you will delve into the art of ethical hacking to learn how to identify, exploit, and prevent some of the most common and dangerous attacks on your ASP.NET web apps and Web APIs, such as SQL injection, cross-site scripting, cross-site request forgery, broken authentication, insecure deserialization, and more. Throughout the session, I’ll show you how you can improve your security posture and prevent attacks with secure development practices and by using capabilities built into ASP.NET and features available to you in Microsoft Azure.

You will learn:

  • Overview of the top vulnerabilities putting web apps and web APIs at risk
  • How to identify and exploit vulnerabilities in web applications
  • How to protect your ASP.NET web applications to prevent common attacks