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Feb. 6, 2017 10:04 am

Learn how to write secure code at this upcoming event

The Women Who Code DC tech talk will “demystify” infosec.

Be safe out there.

(Photo by Flickr user Robert Gourley, used under a Creative Commons license)

In the age of election hacking, information security is a hot topic. Still, learning to integrate the best infosec practices into your code can be overwhelming.

That’s why Women Who Code DC is hosting this tech talk — an introduction to, and attempt to “demystify,” security. The event will take place Feb. 9 at 1776’s 15th Street location.

“You will not only work with live demos of insecure applications, but will also learn how to defend against attacks and write secure code,” organizers promise. Get advice on how to keep your own information secure online, as well as use various developer tools (like GitHub) in a secure way and protect against various attacks.

Alex Ulsh, Information Security Engineer at Mapbox, will lead the class. Ready to get secure? You can learn more, and RSVP, below.

Tech Talk – Intro to Security for Developers

Thursday, Feb 9, 2017, 6:30 PM

General Assembly @1776
1133 15th St NW, 12th Floor Washington, DC

75 Coders Attending

Are you overwhelmed or intimidated by application security? Do you want to protect the security and privacy of your application’s users but don’t know where to start? Are you worried that your servers will get hacked one day?This tech talk will demystify information security (“infosec”) for developers, using hands on code samples written in Node.j…

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Tajha Chappellet-Lanier

Tajha Chappellet-Lanier was the lead reporter for Technical.ly DC. The California native previously worked for NPR and the editorial board at USA Today. She can talk travel plans all day, and has strong opinions on the best doughnut in D.C.


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