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Thursday, May 25 • 2:50pm - 3:35pm
Stranger Danger: Addressing the Security Risk in Code Dependencies

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Open source modules, such as those pulled from npm, RubyGems and maven, are undoubtedly awesome. However, they also represent an undeniable and massive risk. You’re introducing someone else’s code into your system, often with little or no scrutiny. The wrong package can introduce severe vulnerabilities into your application, exposing your application and your users data.

The talk will use a sample application, Goof, which uses various vulnerable dependencies, which we will exploit as an attacker would. For each issue, we’ll explain why it happened, show its impact, and – most importantly – see how to avoid or fix it.


Speakers
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Guy Podjarny

CEO, Snyk
Guy Podjarny (@guypod) is the cofounder and CEO at Snyk.io focusing on securing open source code. Guy was previously CTO at Akamai following their acquisition of his startup, Blaze.io. Prior to that, Guy worked on the first web app firewall & security code analyzer, and dealt with... Read More →


Thursday May 25, 2017 2:50pm - 3:35pm
Meritage Carneros Salon C 875 Bordeaux Way, Napa, CA 94558