As traffic to websites and web applications increases, infrastructure must be put in place to handle scaling. However, this increase in traffic also means more visibility to the public and an increased risk for security breaches.
James Baker and Mira Thambireddy dive into specific client-side vulnerabilities that developers create through their implementations and how they can be avoided, discussing design patterns that scale an application securely and which frameworks currently in the market already employ these practices.
James Baker is a senior software engineer on LinkedIn’s Feed (homepage) team, where he strives to provide an excellent experience for millions of LinkedIn members across the world. James has been active in web engineering roles since 2009 and has been in some type of IT role since 2004. He is based out of Silicon Valley and is passionate about writing enterprise-level, highly performant, secure, and accessible web applications.
Mira Thambireddy is an information security engineer at LinkedIn, where she is a part of LinkedIn’s Application Security and Penetration Testing team. Previously, Mira worked as a security consultant in Silicon Valley. She holds a master’s degree in information security from Carnegie Mellon University.
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