Important notice about SecAppDev 2020
Due to the current situation with COVID-19 (Corona), with deep regret, we feel bound to postpone SecAppDev 2020 indefinitely. While there have been no official instructions to postpone events such as ours or reduce travel, both attendees and speakers have informed us that they are unable to attend SecAppDev.
We hope everyone in SecAppDev stays healthy, and wish everyone the best for the coming months.
SecAppDev 2020 Lecture Details
The security model of the web
Monday March 9, 16:00 - 17:30
The web still depends on the same security model as it did 20 years ago. Even if somewhat flawed, that security model is essential for building secure applications.
The web has undergone a dramatic transformation since the first static HTML documents. However, the underlying security model remains mostly unchanged. Unfortunately, many developers do not have a conscious understanding of the web's security model, its advantages and its limitations.
In this session, we make this underlying security model explicit. We show how to leverage the Same-Origin Policy for security. We illustrate the power of the sandbox, along with other crucial web security concepts, such as cookies. Overall, this session offers the foundation for other web security topics here at SecAppDev.
How to leverage the web's security model to build more secure applications
Anyone building, designing or securing web applications
SecAppDev is the most immersive application security course you have ever seenBook your seat now
Philippe De Ryck
Founder, Pragmatic Web Security
Philippe De Ryck helps developers protect companies through better web security. As the founder of Pragmatic Web Security, he travels the world to train developers on web security and security engineering. His Ph.D. in web security from KU Leuven lies at the basis of his exceptional knowledge of the security landscape. Google recognizes Philippe as a Google Developer Expert for his work on security in Angular applications.
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