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Wednesday, November 20 • 1:00pm - 1:50pm
HTML5: Risky Business or Hidden Security Tool Chest?

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fzjpUqMwnoI&list=PLpr-xdpM8wG8ODR2zWs06JkMmlRiLyBXU&index=15

The term "HTML5" encompasses a number of new subsystems that are currently being implemented in browsers. Most of these were created with a focus on functionality, not security. But the impact of these features is not all negative for security. Quite the oposit. New abilities to store data on the client, or having access to hardware sensors like geolocation and tilt sensors have the ability to enhance session tracking and make authentication more secure and easier to use. This talk will select a number of examples to demonstrate the positive, as well as sometimes negative, impact of these features for web application security. Code samples for any demonstrations will be made available.

Speakers
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Johannes Ullrich

Dean of Research and a faculty member, SANS Technology Institute
Dr. Johannes Ullrich is the Dean of Research and a faculty member of the SANS Technology Institute. In November of 2000, Johannes started the DShield.org project, which he later integrated into the Internet Storm Center. His work with the Internet Storm Center has been widely recognized. In 2004, Network World named him one of the 50 most powerful people in the networking industry. Secure Computing Magazine named him in 2005 one of the Top... Read More →


Wednesday November 20, 2013 1:00pm - 1:50pm
Salon 2 (5th Floor Ballroom) NY Marriott Marquis

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