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Securing the Web: Capabilities, JavaScript, and HTML

Host: Mark Stiegler

The WWW has long suffered from intolerable security hazards. These problems can and must be fixed in order to enable reliable and safe web apps for our users.

This track discusses several different aspects of web security, from specific vulnerabilities which frequently occur today such as Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) attacks up to Object Capability Theory, which is a wider approach with the potential to mitigate many of today's attack vectors.