Perl Tainting

Andy Lester

Tuesday August 10th 2004 at 7:00pm
College of DuPage, SRC 1450AB


Perl's tainting feature is critical in building secure applications, especially on the web. Most security holes are caused by using untrusted data from an outside source. Learn how to ensure that you only operateon safe data, and to test your applications and assumptions effectively.

Speaker Bio

Andy Lester has been a professional programmer for eighteen years and a Perl evangelist for a decade. By day, he manages programmers for Follett Library Resources in McHenry, IL. By night, he spreads the gospel of automated testing and maintains over a dozen CPAN modules. Andy also writes for The Perl Journal, and three of his hacks have been published in Spidering Hacks by O'Reilly.

Getting to the meeting

The next PerlSIG meeting of UniForum Chicago will be:

        August 10th, 2004
	7:00pm to 9:00pm
        College of DuPage
        Building SRC, Rm 1450a
        22nd and Lambert
        Glen Ellyn, IL 60137-6599
Take 355 to Butterfield Rd (Rt 56).
Take Butterfield West to Lambert Rd, then Lambert Rd North to Circle Drive.
Turn right and look for Lot 8 or the Faculty/Staff parking lot (just north of Lot 8).
Walk to the SRC building, and enter through the south entryway.
Room 1450 is on the first floor, accessable through the cafeteria by walking through it to the far north end.

All UniForum Chicago SIG meetings are open to the public free of charge.

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