Many notable and new Web hacking techniques have already been revealed in 2009. During his session, Jeremiah Grossman will describe the technical details of the top ten from 2009, as well as some of the prevalent security issues emerging in 2010. By attending Mr. Grossman’s session, attendees will be treated to a step-by-step guided tour of the newest threats targeting today’s corporate websites and enterprise users. With that knowledge, Mr. Grossman will then strategize what defensive solutions will have the most impact.
Mr. Grossman will begin his presentation by providing the audience with definitions of the key terms and techniques used in his session. After laying this foundation, Mr. Grossman will move on to identifying the top ten attacks in 2009, including hacks involving Rich Internet Applications, Social Networking, Cloud Computing, Mobile Web Applications, Next Generation Web Browsers and HTML 5. Mr. Grossman will briefly identify real-world examples of each of these vulnerabilities in action, outlining how the issue occurs, as well as what preventative measures can be taken.
Mr. Grossman will also stress the importance of security professionals remaining proactive and continuing to move research forward, as analysis of attacks from years past only goes so far as hackers continue to push the envelop of what’s possible in the ever-changing Web security landscape.