The Internet is built on technology that was never meant to work together. Basic features in seemingly simple and innocuous technologies, such as XML, resulted in these technologies being insecure.
In this session we’ll talk about how attackers exploit well known vulnerabilities like XSS, XXE, and CSRF and how to make more secure software by avoiding similar decisions that resulted in these exploits.
Staff Engineer on the Ruby Architecture Team at GitHub and a member of the Rails Core team. She’s an avid contributor to open source focusing on the Ruby on Rails framework and its dependencies. Eileen is passionate about scalability, performance, and making open source communities more sustainable and welcoming.