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Cookies versus tokens: a paradoxical choice

12.08.2017 at NG-BE 2017


Philippe De Ryck (Web Security)

When you’re building Angular applications, you will need to figure out how to manage your user’s sessions. Back in the days, this used to be simple. But now, there are many different options, all with specific advantages and disadvantages. How can you make a sensible choice, and how will that impact the security of your application? This talk will lay it out for you. You will learn how to assess your past choices, and how to substantiate future decisions.
Philippe De Ryck is a professional speaker and trainer on software security and web security. Since he obtained his PhD at the imec-DistriNet research group (KU Leuven, Belgium), he has been running the group's Web Security Training program, which ensures a sustainable knowledge transfer of the group’s security expertise towards practitioners.