Making Open Work
May 8–9, 2017: Training & Tutorials
May 10–11, 2017: Conference
Austin, TX
Gelareh Taban

Gelareh Taban
Research Staff Member, IBM

Website | @gadphly

Gelareh Taban is the security lead for the Swift@IBM team in Austin, TX, where she is responsible for the security of the Swift server runtime as well as the security of the Swift@IBM applications Swift Sandbox and the Swift Package Catalog. Previously, Gelareh was a researcher with IBM Austin Research Lab (ARL) and Samsung Research America in Dallas and a security engineer on Apple’s Application Security team. She holds a PhD from the University of Maryland, College Park, where her research focused on key management and secure data aggregation.


2:35pm3:15pm Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Location: Meeting Room 10 A/B
Level: Intermediate
The Swift language was born on the client side, but since it was open sourced in late 2015, it has gained huge momentum in the server community. Gelareh Taban uses an end-to-end example app to explain how security can be built into a Swift client-server application and recommends best practices on Swift security frameworks and specific language features. Read more.