PyGoat - Learn Django Security The Hard Way





Pygoat is an intentionally vulnerable Python Django application that can be used to learn to secure our Django apps. In this talk, we will attack a deployed Pygoat application, identify the underlying security issues in our code, and then secure it. We will learn about common security vulnerabilities (OWASP Top 10) in Django apps and how to fix them so that we can keep our applications safe from attackers.


Basic understanding of Python and Web application security.

Speaker Info:

Thameem is a passionate developer who currently works as a Product Engineer - Backend at UST. Thameem completed their undergraduate studies in Electronics and Communication Engineering from TKM College of Engineering. He likes exploring various modern platforms and learning about cutting-edge technologies in software engineering, design & architecture, cyber security, and more.

Thameem finds joy in contributing back to society and was selected for the Microsoft student partner program during his graduation, which helps fellow students develop their technical and career skills for the future. He also volunteered as the webmaster of IEEE, the world's largest professional organization for engineers.

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Section: Networking and Security
Type: Talks
Target Audience: Intermediate
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