HTML5 provides web users a rich experience with features including cross-origin communication, localstorage, sandboxed iframe and web sockets. However, to quote Voltaire, "with great power, comesgreat responsibility." The features that make HTML5 powerful can also leave applications ripe forexploitation. This talk scrutinizes the top five threats that impact HTML5.
Nidhi Shah is a Principal Research Engineer in the Software Security Research division at HP Enterprise Security. Her main focus is staying on top of new and upcoming web technologies and evaluating them for security weakness. Her daily responsibilities include developing innovative algorithms to detect these weaknesses. In past Nidhi has hold senior research positions at Barracuda network where she was responsible for algorithms to detect and prevent latest malware attacks. She is a published author and has spoken at top conferences including RSA USA.
Backbone.Detour - Use Backbone routing as a parameter store.
JDIsaacks is a U.S. Army veteran who served as an Information Systems Analyst and is currently a software engineer at Emcien.
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