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The Problem(s) with the Browser
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by Collin Jackson on Jan 19, 2011 | NOTICE: The next QCon is in London, March 6-10, 2017. Join us!

Collin Jackson discusses ways to enforce browser session security against threats such as Cross-Site Request Forgery and various network attacks – eavesdropping, corrupt traffic, fake certificates – using Local Storage and Strict Transport Security.


Collin Jackson is an assistant research professor at Carnegie Mellon University's Silicon Valley campus. His research focuses on the security of browsers and web applications. Previously, Collin worked for Google, improving the security and privacy of the Google Chrome browser. He received his Ph.D. from Stanford University.

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