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Wednesday, November 20 • 10:00am - 10:50am
The Perilous Future of Browser Security

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Video of session:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CzA1hCTkmFw&list=PLpr-xdpM8wG8ODR2zWs06JkMmlRiLyBXU&index=41

The tradeoffs required to make a secure browser are often largely poorly understood even amongst the best of security people.  It makes sense since so few people actually work on browsers.  There is little knowledge about what it requires to make a browser safe enough to use when viewing hostile websites - against all known adversaries.  In this presentation Mr. Hansen will cover how browsers are critically insecure, how they can be made to be secure, and what consumers forfeit in order to gain that extra level of security.  Lastly, the presentation will cover how to think about tradeoffs and what customers can live without.

Speakers
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Robert Hansen

Director of Product Management & Technical Evangelist, WhiteHat Security
Robert Hansen (CISSP) is the Director of Product Management at WhiteHat Security. He's the former Chief Executive of SecTheory and Falling Rock Networks which focused on building a hardened OS. Mr. Hansen began his career in banner click fraud detection at ValueClick. Mr. Hansen has worked for Cable & Wireless doing managed security services, and eBay as a Sr. Global Product Manager of Trust and Safety. Mr. Hansen contributes to and sits on the... Read More →


Wednesday November 20, 2013 10:00am - 10:50am
Salon 4 (5th Floor Ballroom) NY Marriott Marquis

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