Improving technology through Feminist cooperation in Madison, Wisconsin.
We are local women software developers, students and professionals, looking to strengthen our community, and to encourage more women to become involved in the technology field. Learn more.
Secure Coding for Developers
Date: Tuesday, September 11, 2018
Time: 6 p.m.
Location: Madison Public Library, 201 W Mifflin St, Bubbler Room (first floor)
First there were some stolen credit card numbers, then thousands and now millions of them have been stolen from security breaches. That is just the tip of the iceberg of the data theft that has happened. Did you know that Application Security starts with secure code, a language-agnostic practice to develop software that guards against security vulnerabilities? In this talk, we will be discussing Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)’s top security issues that developers need to incorporate in their development practices. Some examples of security vulnerabilities in code include SQL injection, cross-site scripting, and insecure direct object references.
About the speaker:
Debbie Hafenstein has been in the IT field for 3 years. She currently works at the State of Wisconsin Department of Employee Trust Funds as a Java developer. She earned a bachelor’s degree in Sociology from UW-La Crosse and an associate degree in Web Development from Madison Area Technical College. Debbie lives in Madison with her husband, dog, and two cats.
Tech Interview Sprint for Women in CS – 2018
Date: October 30, 2018
Time: 6-9 p.m.
Location: CS 1240 – UW-Madison Computer Sciences Building
210 West Dayton Street, Madison
We are looking for volunteers to interview women who are looking for experience in Computer Science and programming interviews. Please visit our Eventbrite page to sign up
Sign up for Interviews
Interviewing can be stressful. Come practice your interview skills with local professional women software developers. We are not recruiters, we are not representing our companies or hiring. As your peers we hope to give you some practice with a technical interview and feedback on your resume. Bring at least three copies of a current resume. Volunteers will give you feedback on your resume as well as on your interview.