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May 7th, 2014
9:15 AM - 10:15 AM
Gateway Ballroom 2
Central Time

HTML5 is an emerging technology with broad implications for mobile application development and delivery. A number of new security-related features are contained in the HTML5 specification that can be misused to attack applications and users. However, there are also a number of security improvements in HTML5 that can help developers produce safer applications. This talk will cover a broad range of HTML5 topics from a security perspective and demonstrate how HTML5 will change the security landscape for web applications, often in unexpected ways, which will affect us all.


Understand what HTML5 is, how it is used, and why it's becoming so popular * Understand how HTML5 features can be used to increase security * Understand the new security challenges posed by HTML5



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