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Applications Through an Attacker’s Lens



Michael Coates explores how attackers target, analyze and compromise applications. Coates discusses recent high profile compromises and deconstructs them to understand exactly what went wrong and how to prevent these weaknesses in your applications.


Michael Coates is the Trust & Information Security Officer at Twitter and also a member of the global board of directors for OWASP, a nonprofit organization providing resources and communities to increase application security.

About the conference

Software is Changing the World. QCon empowers software development by facilitating the spread of knowledge and innovation in the developer community. A practitioner-driven conference, QCon is designed for technical team leads, architects, engineering directors, and project managers who influence innovation in their teams.

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Dec 18, 2015