Web Application Hacking 101

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Back by popular demand - we will be presenting our Web Application Hacking 101 module to the meetup group. If you missed our meetup on July 12th or want to go over it again - please attend. We are co-hosting with the "Anyone Can Learn to Code" Meetup group so there should be a lot of new faces.


Web applications and APIs continue to be a top target for attackers. And why not? They are exposed to the internet 24x7 and are connected to databases with lots of attractive data. There will be demonstrations and hands-on exercises. Experience what a day at Evolve Security Academy is like. 

Feel free to just listen in, or bring your laptop and engage. 

Come Prepared:

If you are interested in being engaged and following along, please download the following applications before you come!

• Windows users download PuTTY (www.putty.org; putty.exe) 

• Mac / Linux users can use native terminal 

• Download Burpsuite Free (https://portswigger.net/burp/download.html)

About Evolve Security Academy

Evolve is a cyber security bootcamp that provides students with hands-on training from highly experienced industry professionals. Evolve partners with not-for-profits, performing security assessment work throughout the curriculum, giving each student the real project work experience and concrete practical skills that are needed to land or advance a career. Evolve’s primary focus is on creating top-tier cyber security talent and placing them into high-paying jobs through professional staffing and direct hire services.

Anyone Can Learn to Code:

A part time web development apprenticeship, consisting of a 15 week training program followed by guaranteed placement in our web development agency, The Difference Engine. We're educators first, and programmers second, and our commitment to educational best practices and pedagogy allows our students to become web developers while keeping their day job. After the 15 week Sundays-and-weeknights training program, our graduates spend up to 4 months as part-time developers at The Difference Engine, building projects for real clients, gaining real world experience and a portfolio which will be impressive to prospective employers. We train our developers to develop a success mindset and the skills to transition careers into full time software engineering, empowering them to launch rewarding lives and careers.

About TEKsystems:

TEKsystems is a $3.8 billion IT services company, known for excellence in the industry.  We provide the best talent in the country by hand picking the best and brightest and placing them at our client sites.  We have deployed over 2,000 Information Security consultants in the past two years. We currently have over 500 active CISSP certified consultants and 400 recruiters certified to identify top talent. We also stay informed on market trends by partnering with companies such as SailPoint, Curion, RSA, Oracle and many more.