Information Security is a galvanizing term. It carries much power, and therefore, much responsibility. It can be hard to obtain buy-in for long term security needs from Management. And with all the vulerabilities cropping up every day, the pressure to “be secure” can be overwhelming. How can a lone developer make a difference? This talk is all about the second half of its title. Common security concerns will be reviewed, then addressed with a focus on what can be done when faced with them or how to avoid them in the first place. The whole world is burning. But you can make a difference. Here is your bucket of water.