Building a Better Web
June 19–20, 2017: Training
June 20–22, 2017: Tutorials & Conference
San Jose, CA
Mike North

Mike North
Staff Software Engineer, LinkedIn

Website | @michaellnorth

Mike North is a staff software engineer at LinkedIn. Mike is a product and modern web tech leader with a broad range of experience working with startups and Fortune 500 companies alike. Previously, he was the CTO of Levanto Financial and UI architect for Yahoo’s Ads & Data division. Mike has a passion for teaching and has produced several popular JavaScript video courses for Front End Masters, with Pluralsight courses on the way. He is an avid open source contributor and has landed thousands of commits into the JavaScript and Erlang ecosystems. As a “product guy who codes,” Mike believes in putting prototypes in the hands of users as quickly as possible.


9:00am–9:40am Wednesday, June 21, 2017
Modern Web Essentials
Location: 210 BF
Secondary topics:  Privacy, Progressive web apps, Security
Mike North (LinkedIn)
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Your users are almost certainly vulnerable in one way or another. Mike North explores a series of common web app security pitfalls, first demonstrating how to exploit the vulnerability and then recommending a pragmatic and effective defense against the attack. Buckle up, because Mike's about to take some things you love and depend on and smash them to bits. Read more.