Secure coding

Tutorials and training on how to build secure applications using the latest in secure and defensive programming strategies.

In this session, we'll give a demonstration of using a centralized authentication service to secure many different microservices. The demo will be based on Project Keycloak, but it would apply as well to Stormpath, Ping.Indenty, or similar services.

What is Secure Coding?

Secure coding is a set of technologies and best practices for making software as secure and stable as possible. It encompasses everything from encryption, certificates, and federated identity to recommendations for moving sensitive data, accessing a file system, and managing memory. Although the security landscape is always changing, secure coding tries to make building secure software more of a science than an art. 

Getting Started with Secure Coding

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Ep. 1: Input Validation (1 of 2)

Ep. 1: Input Validation (1 of 2)

(Part 1)Learn about recommended practices for producing secure code with...

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Ep. 1: Input Validation (2 of 2)

Ep. 1: Input Validation (2 of 2)

(Part 2)Learn about recommended practices for producing secure code with...

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Ep. 2: Numeric Errors

Ep. 2: Numeric Errors

Learn about numeric errors and the dangers of using incorrect data types in...

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Ep. 3: Authorization

Ep. 3: Authorization

Learn about authorization such as user privileges, levels of access, and how...

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Ep. 4: Security Mentality (1 of 2)

Ep. 4: Security Mentality (1 of 2)

Learn how to start adopting a security-like mentality, also known as the...

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Ep. 4: Security Mentality (2 of 2)

Ep. 4: Security Mentality (2 of 2)

Learn how to start adopting a security-like mentality, also known as the...

Free best practices guide for defensive coding

Writing secure code should be top of mind, especially given the number of application security breaches that find their way into the news. A critical first step is learning important secure coding principles and how they can be applied so you can code with security in mind. The Fedora Project's Defensive Coding Guide provides guidelines for improving software security through secure coding. It covers common programming languages and libraries, and focuses on concrete recommendations.

  • The first part of the book contains useful tips for seven programming languages, such as C++, Java, or Go.
  • Part two is dedicated to secure coding principles from manipulating files to processes.
  • Part three offers tips for authentication, authorization, cryptographic protocols, hardware security modules, and smart cards.

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Next Steps with Secure Coding

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Easily secure your Spring Boot applications with Keycloak - Part 1

Easily secure your Spring Boot applications with Keycloak - Part 1

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Easily secure your Spring Boot applications with Keycloak - Part 2

Easily secure your Spring Boot applications with Keycloak - Part 2

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