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Switching lanes as a developer

I’ve chosen my study called technical informatics education for a deeper knowledge of computers. After i’ve successfully got my Bachelor degree I’ve worked for a middle sized company and short thereafter I’ve worked for a IT -consultancy company in the Netherlands. During my study I’ve encountered and learned a lot of languages like for example: […]

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Security talk 4 devs!

Wow, after a few years of coding I went to a conference organised by OWASP. I always liked the ability to find a leak or exposure and even sometimes make fixes for it. But then again, i’m a software engineer and that’s what we’ll do, create and fix code. Or not? After the first keynote […]

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SSL Certificates and Java

Not all developers know how to implement the ssl certificates in a Java environment and the difference between the serverside truststore as the client-sided keystores. Therefore a post is devoted to clearify how this way of security works. If you wish to implement this I will assume you have configured your Java installation succesfully which […]

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Volume Mixer on a Macbook

I recently had a scenario which i needed to be in a call and to watch a video they send me. But in the meanwhile the people started discussing while i needed to focus on the video. That’s the moment i found out that MacOS hasn’t got an easy VolumeMixer where i can mute an […]

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Global AppSec Amsterdam

Day 1 Remarks A first talk about the board members and some introduction about OWASP and the question of contributing to the community and getting involved. Explained about the membership and 50 dollar discount on owasp conferences. The wifi password was given and we’ve officially started OWASP Global AppSec AMS. The house is built on […]