Security through Detection, Prevention and Introspection with Perl

By Brad Lhotsky from
Date: Saturday, October 13, 2007 02:30 PM
Duration: 50 minutes
Target audience: 3

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Security is the buzz of the IT Industry, nearly as hot as Web 2.0 frameworks and abusive Javascript. My primary responsibility for the National Institute on Health is ensuring compliance with Federal information security policies. I'm using and abusing perl for key parts of network based intrusion detection systems and correlating data between several open source products.

This will be a look from the trenches protecting the network from malicious outsiders, and poorly written software. I'll also cover how to introduce fewer vulnerabilities into your systems by utilizing safe programming techniques in Perl.

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