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Wednesday, May 12 • 10:00am - 11:30am
Hacking APIs for Beginners - featuring Katie Paxton-Fear LIMITED

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APIs are everywhere, they’re in our mobile apps, our desktop apps and even our fridges, and rightly so they often provide a useful service for developers allowing code to be reused across services and devices. But like many aspects of security, this convenience has a trade off when it comes to security. This is where I come in, I am a bug bounty Hunter and some of my favourite things to hack are APIs. In this talk you’ll join me on a beginners trip around the world of API security, showing you the vulnerabilities you can expect to find and how they can be resolved.

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Katie Paxton-Fear

Manchester Metropolitan University
Katie Paxton-Fear is a lecturer at Manchester Metropolitan University, she has a PhD in cyber security and machine learning from Cranfield University. But she’s more well known for her hobby, bug bounty hunting. Katie started out as a mentee at a live hacking event in June 2019... Read More →

Wednesday May 12, 2021 10:00am - 11:30am EDT