July 11, 2021

Linus Brogan ’22 Takes Second in Secure Coding Tournament

On June 19, 2021, the Portland chapter of the Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP), along with chapters from Vancouver, BC and Victoria, BC, hosted the AppSec Pacific Northwest Conference. The conference focused on how to build secure software, defend against attacks, and practice finding potential flaws. Linus Brogan BA ’22 competed in the associated secure coding tournament, finishing in second place. The tournament involved identifying insecure code, analyzing the types of vulnerabilities, and finding the best way to fix the flaws. Brogan is majoring in Computer Science & Mathematics and minoring in Physics.