Node Security and Performance Training is coming to London

The ^Lift Security and YLD teams have been working hard to build what is going to be the first advanced Security and Performance Training available and we are thrilled to announced that the first edition will happen on the 16th of September, in London, UK.

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This training was designed for Software Engineers that want to get practical and hands on experienced in advanced Node.js topics, focused in Security and Performance techniques and best practices for large scale Web Applications.

In this training, you will have the opportunity to learn:


  • Defining and measuring the performance of a Node app
  • Techniques for monitoring
  • Understanding the Event Loop
  • Measuring Event Loop Lag
  • Understanding what the CPU is doing using Dtrace and V8 profiling
  • How Garbage Collection works and impact on performance
  • How to use tools like Heap-dump and MDB to analyze V8 memory
  • Fixing I/O-bound processes
  • Fixing CPU-bound processes
  • Fixing memory-bound processes
  • Techniques to improve performance of hot code paths


  • Approaches for building securely with both Hapi and Express
  • Authentication, Authorization and Session Management
  • Handling Sensitive Data
  • Cross-Site Scripting (XSS)
  • Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF)
  • SQL Injection / Command Injection
  • Directory Traversal
  • Mass Assignment
  • Security Headers
  • Security Misconfiguration
  • Using the Node Security Project to identify known vulnerabilities

When: 16th of September, Where: Hub Westminster, London

The training ticket includes: * Full day of training * Coffee and Tea service * Lunch

Make sure you register your seat today! We will only have a limited amount of seats for this event.

If you can’t attend this training and you would like it to happen in your area or bring it to your dev team, please let us know by sending an email to

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