Upcoming AJAX Security Webcasts

I’ve engaged 2 of the best counter-hacker guys I know to present a “Live From Redmond” Webcast series with me on a very HOT TOPIC.




The series starts NEXT THURSDAY


Here are the links to register for all five in the series.


Live From Redmond: AJAX Security Basics- The Building Blocks to Protecting Your Applications Built with ASP.NET AJAX


Live From Redmond: How Hackers Reverse Engineer and Exploit an ASP.NET AJAX Application


Live From Redmond: The Brave New World of AJAX Hacking (and prevention using ASP.NET)


Live From Redmond: The Next Generation of AJAX Attacks – A New Generation of Attack Theories


Live From Redmond: Best Practices: A Look at Developer ASP.NET AJAX Security Mistakes


…. and here is some background info on my co-presenters from Spi Dynamics


Caleb Sima is the co-founder and CTO of SPI Dynamics, (www.spidynamics.com) the leading provider of Web application security testing software and services. Caleb is responsible for directing the lifecycle of the company’s Web application security solutions and is the director of SPI Labs R&D team within SPI Dynamics. Caleb has been engaged in the Internet security arena since 1996, and has become widely recognized as an expert in Web security, penetration testing and for identifying emerging security threats. His pioneering efforts and expertise in Web security have helped define the direction the Web application security industry has taken. Prior to co-founding SPI Dynamics in early 2000, Caleb worked for Internet Security Systems’ elite X-Force R&D team and as a security engineer for S1 Corporation. Caleb is a frequent speaker and expert resource for the press on Internet attacks and has been featured in the Associated Press. He is also a contributing author to various magazines and online columns, and is a co-author of the book titled, Hacking Exposed Web Applications: Web Security Secrets & Solutions, Second Edition. Caleb is a member of ISSA and is one of the founding visionaries of the Application Vulnerability Description Language (AVDL) standard within OASIS, as well as a founding member of the Web Application Security Consortium (WASC).


Billy Hoffman is a lead security researcher for SPI Dynamics (www.spidynamics.com), the leading provider of Web application security testing software and services. At SPI Dynamics, Billy focuses on automated discovery of Web application vulnerabilities and crawling technologies. He has been a guest speaker at AJAXWorld, Black Hat, Black Hat Federal, Toorcon, Shmoocon, O'Reilly's Emerging Technology Conference, The 5th Hope, and several other conferences. His work has been featured in Wired, Make magazine, Slashdot, G4TechTV, and in various other journals and Web sites. Topics have included reverse engineering law and techniques, ATMs, XM Radio and magstripe projects. In addition, Billy is a reviewer of white papers for the Web Application Security Consortium (WASC), and is a creator of Stripe Snoop, a suite of research tools that captures, modifies, validates, generates, analyzes, and shares data from magstripes. He also spends his time contributing to OSS projects and writes articles under the handle Acidus, and is currently co-authoring a book on AJAX security for publisher Addison-Wesley.



Comments (8)
  1. Just about every time I do an ASP.NET AJAX presentation, someone asks me about some question about AJAX

  2. ajax security: upcoming webcasts look promising

  3. Atlas notes says:

    Joe Stagner is starting a great "Live From Redmond" Webcast series about AJAX and Security topics. Don’t

  4. sonic says:

    its at 9am pacific time? so 6am on the east coast… who’s idea was that ? this is not world cup.

  5. Oneda says:

    Para os desenvolvedores web preocupados com segurança (todos deveriam estar preocupados), começará

  6. JoeStagner says:

    Hey Sonic ……..

    You added the wrong way !

    9:00 Pacific is NOON on the east coast.

    Were you using the Linux Math Library 🙂

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  8. Guy says:


    I would like to introduce you to a new concept http://www.visualwebgui.com which eliminates most of AJAX soft spots by simply returning back to server based computing but still having a dynamic AJAX based UI.


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