Secure Code Review: Catching Vulnerabilities at the Source

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Dan Mateer, HackerOne, Will Barrett, Tranzito

About this talk

Security vulnerabilities discovered in applications are almost always rooted in security flaws in source code. Here, weaknesses may be logical errors, missing validation, insufficient logging, poor secrets management, missing user permissions checks, unsafe string concatenation, misconfigurations, and much more. In this session, you'll learn the importance of incorporating secure code review in the software development lifecycle. While automated scans are helpful and powerful tools, they're no replacement for code review by human experts.

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