March 13-15, 2019
Montreal, Canada

JavaScript App Security: Auth and Identity on the Client

The story is always the same; if you want to create a JavaScript centric app with API and identity security, you’re told that you need to have a server-side component for handling your identity and application security. That’s simply not the case in modern development.
In this session we'll look at client-side identity, API, and token security, exploring token downscoping methodologies, key management tools, and security on the client.

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Jonathan LeBlanc


Jonathan LeBlanc is an Emmy award winning software engineer, author of the O’Reilly books "Identity and Data Security for Web Development" and "Programming Social Applications", and the Director of Developer Advocacy at Box.

Specializing in identity, auth and security, hardware to web interconnectivity, and data mining techniques, as well as open source initiatives around social engagement, Jonathan works on the development of emerging initiatives towards building a more user-centric web.

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