Struts-Shock: Current Attacks against Struts2 and How to Defend Against Them

  • Thursday, 06 Apr 2017 11:00AM EST (06 Apr 2017 15:00 UTC)
  • Speakers: Johannes Ullrich, Jonathan Mandell

The critical vulnerability discovered in the Apache Struts 2 library in March 2017 demonstrates the widespread risk that exists across many applications and websites. If exploited, these vulnerabilities can wreak havoc on the data and intellectual property that businesses work so hard to protect. Join Johannes Ullrich of the SANS Institute and Jonathan Mandell of Veracode as they provide:

  • An overview and background of the Apache Struts 2 vulnerability
  • Updates on how the vulnerability has been exploited to date
  • Strategies businesses can take to continue developing applications using open source components- without the consequences of the associated risks