Douglas Crockford: Principles of Security

Posted in Security, Development, Web Technologies, Companies, Conferences on May 08, 2012



In this talk from the March 5, 2012 BayJax event at Yahoo!, Douglas Crockford outlines the basic principles of designing secure software, with a focus on web applications. With his usual sardonic wit, he starts at the beginning (almost literally -- with the invention of language itself) and makes a strong case for designing secure software based on fundamental principles rather than specific techniques, tricks, or hacks.

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