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The Web Application Hacker's Handbook: Finding and Exploiting Security Flaws, 2nd Edition by Marcus Pinto, Dafydd Stuttard

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About the Authors

Dafydd Stuttard is an independent security consultant, author, and software developer. With more than 10 years of experience in security consulting, he specializes in the penetration testing of web applications and compiled software. Dafydd has worked with numerous banks, retailers, and other enterprises to help secure their web applications. He also has provided security consulting to several software manufacturers and governments to help secure their compiled software. Dafydd is an accomplished programmer in several languages. His interests include developing tools to facilitate all kinds of software security testing. Under the alias “PortSwigger,” Dafydd created the popular Burp Suite of web application hacking tools; he continues to work actively on Burp's development. Dafydd is also cofounder of MDSec, a company providing training and consultancy on Internet security attack and defense. Dafydd has developed and presented training courses at various security conferences around the world, and he regularly delivers training to companies and governments. He holds master's and doctorate degrees in philosophy from the University of Oxford.

Marcus Pinto is cofounder of MDSec, developing and delivering training courses in web application security. He also performs ongoing security consultancy for financial, government, telecom, and retail verticals. His 11 years of experience in the industry have been dominated by the technical aspects of application security, from ...

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