Tracking the tracks at Tech Ed New Zealand


Speaking at Tech.Ed: Kirk Jackson

, posted: 4-Sep-2009 12:48

Kirk Jackson, one of the developers at Xero and big force behind the Wellington .Net User Groups will be speaking at the Microsoft Tech.Ed New Zealand 2009.

Here are some details of his sessions:

DEV304 Visual Studio Team System 2010: Odyssey Two
Tue 9/15 | 17:10-18:25 | Ballroom 1

Visual Studio 2008 is the best and most productive development environment ever! Microsoft have been busy the past couple of years putting even more great features into your favourite tool, and in Visual Studio 2010 we'll be seeing: new programming languages; diagramming tools and visualisers; new project types; and enhancements to the IDE. Come along and hear about these great features, and learn some new tips to help you make the most of Visual Studio 2010!

SEC313 Hack-Ed: Teaching the Good Guys Bad Tricks
Wed 9/16 | 12:10-13:25 | New Zealand Room 2

You can't fight a war that you don't know you're waging. You can't defend your website against attack unless you know the tricks that the bad guys will use.

Join the "Flight of the Pwnchords" and learn the tricks that Andy "the hacker" will use and watch as Kirk "the developer" tries to defend his ASP.NET website against them. By the end of this session you will have an understanding of some of the common attacks, such as Cross-Site Scripting (XSS), Cross-Domain Request Forgery (CDRF), and will have an appreciation of how layering your defenses (defense-in-depth) can help protect you from exploit chaining.

The session will also give you some practical tips that you can apply straight away in Visual Studio 2008 to help you build secure websites.



Other related posts:
Loke Uei Tan talks to us about Windows Mobile 6.5 at Microsoft Tech.Ed New Zealand 2009
Ben Gracewood at Tech.Ed New Zealand 2009: revenge of the booth babes
Booth Babes at Tech.Ed New Zealand 2009








Comment by Ben, on 4-Sep-2009 20:27

I'm really interested in this session. Should be heaps of fun, and informative. Most of the time we just theorise about attacks, but don't deal with them in real life.


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