Secure Coding Foundation

4 March, 2024Hilversum, The Netherlands

1 day
In Person
Back-end development
Software Development

Become a software security ninja with our immersive Secure Coding Foundation Training. Learn to think like a hacker, detect system vulnerabilities and safeguard your systems by hacking into your own applications. This practical one-day workshop will arm you with the skills to write and deliver safer, more robust code. 

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1 day


09:00 – 17:00









What will you learn?

Dive into the world of secure coding that stands up to hacking attempts. Our hands-on approach will help you gain essential knowledge on protecting your applications against common web attacks, identifying and preventing vulnerabilities, and ensuring safer software delivery. It covers the foundational topics from the basics of writing secure code to recognizing injections and countering attacks.   

Key takeaways

  1. Crafting secure code that accounts for vulnerabilities  
  2. Recognizing injections, cross-site scripting (XSS), and cross-site request forgery (CSRF)  
  3. Identifying and countering common web application attacks, including OWASP top-10  


Explore essential topics through hands-on exercises and engaging discussions:  

  • Writing Secure Code: Master secure coding techniques  
  • Vulnerability Prevention: Shield against common attacks  
  • Web Application Security: Tackle OWASP top-10 challenges  
  • Identifying Threats: Spot injections, XSS, CSRF  
  • Hands-On Experience: Manage sessions, validate input, and more  
  • Code Review: Learn to spot vulnerabilities  
  • Social Engineering Defense: Protect against manipulation  
  • Hacking Tools Application: Practical security enhancement  

Who is it for?

This training is an excellent fit for developers eager to fortify their coding prowess and ensure the security of their software. Whether you’re a seasoned programmer or just starting, this course will empower your coding journey.  


Basic knowledge of programming is beneficial.

To fully engage, bring your laptop with Windows, Linux, or OSX and a modern web browser (preferably Firefox). Required software will be provided.

Why should I follow this training?

Acquire the ability to write hacker-resistant code

Deliver safer, better software faster

Defend against common vulnerabilities

What else
should I know?

Course information

You will learn the latest in (data) Security from Xebia’s Privacy and Security Consultants and Architects.

Bring your laptop (Windows/ Linux/ OSX)

This workshop is available in Dutch and English

Elevate your coding skills and stand out in the tech industry

Elevate your coding skills and stand out in the tech industry

Required software and materials will be provided for the workshop

Meet our trainers

Marinus Kuivenhoven

Marinus Kuivenhoven is a Security trainer and Head of Security Learning and Coaching at Xebia Academy.

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