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The State of Node.js Security

NodeJS Security
10.04.2017 at Node.js Interactive


Tim Kadlec (Snyk)

The Node ecosystem is thriving. But the more popular an ecosystem, the more interesting it looks to attackers. Let's look at the current state of security in Node. We'll talk about some of the interesting security improvements in Node in the past year. Drawing on original research, we'll also look at the frequency of vulnerabilities in npm packages, which types of vulnerabilities are the most frequent and the roles that enterprises, package owners and package managers all play in keeping Node.js secure.
About Tim Kadlec: Time is the head of developer relations at Snyk—a company focused on making open source code more secure. He is the author of Implementing Responsive Design: Building sites for an anywhere, everywhere web, and was a contributing author for High Performance Images, Smashing Book #4: New Perspectives on Web Design, and the Web Performance Daybook Volume 2.