Introduction to Symmetric Cryptography

Now Available On-Demand

Join Jim Manico for an on-demand training session presented in a friendly classroom environment. 

Join us for a training session where we unravel some of the web's most overlooked yet critical security vulnerabilities. Our talk is crafted for developers, security professionals, and anyone keen on understanding and fortifying web security. This session is especially relevant for those involved in secure coding and application security.

Key learning outcomes:

  • Understand the fundamentals of symmetric encryption and its role in cryptography
  • Explore the strengths and weaknesses of symmetric cryptography
  • Discover the different categories of symmetric ciphers, including block and stream ciphers
  • Learn about the Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) and its various modes of operation
  • Gain insights into best practices for secure key management and initialization vector usage
  • Familiarize yourself with modern encryption methods like Galois/Counter Mode (GCM) and AES-GCM-SIV


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Who Should Attend:

- Software Engineers
- Application Security Analysts
DevOps Practitioners
IT Decision-Makers
Security Enthusiasts
- Anyone interested in writing secure code

Meet Your Instructor


Jim Manico

Founder, Manicode Security, and Edgescan Strategic Technical Advisor

Jim Manico is the founder of Manicode Security, where he trains software developers on secure coding and security engineering. He is also an investor/advisor for 10Security, Aiya, MergeBase, Nucleus Security, KSOC, and Inspectiv. Jim is a frequent speaker on secure software practices, is a member of the Java Champion community, and is the author of “Iron-Clad Java: Building Secure Web Applications” from Oracle Press. Jim also volunteers for the OWASP foundation as the project lead for the OWASP Application Security Verification Standard and the OWASP Cheatsheet Series.

Edgescan and Jim Manico are offering a series of courses that have been carefully curated and map to the top 10 vulnerabilities discovered in 2023 by Edgescan. 

Expand your knowledge and ensure your skills are honed to eradicate the most prevalent vulnerabilities discovered in 2023. Gear up for a secure coding journey guided by security guru Jim Manico and aligned to the most common vulnerabilities discovered in 2023 by Edgescan.

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