[Owasp-vancouver] OWASP Vancouver Chapter - October Meeting

Farshad Abasi farshad at zyxgroup.com
Tue Oct 20 01:40:04 UTC 2015


Hi everyone,

For the next OWASP Vancouver Chapter meeting, we are excited to have 
Francois Marier presenting on "Tracking Protection". Please see below 
for more information and ensure you register to be guaranteed a spot. We 
also usually go for a snack/pint somewhere in the area after the 
presentation, so hope you can join us for some social time as well!

Cheers,

-Farshad/Steve/Yvan

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Topic: Tracking Protection
Speaker: Francois Marier

Date/time: Wednesday, October 21st, 5:30 PDT
Location: Mozilla Vancouver - 209 - 163 W Hastings St Vancouver, British 
Columbia V6B 1H5 CA

Abstract:
Modern websites include a lot of third-party resources. Some of these 
exist purely for the purpose of tracking users across websites in the 
hope of building a more accurate consumer profile. Firefox 42 will 
introduce built-in protection against tracking and give users the choice 
to opt out of these network requests. Web developers should take care to 
ensure that their sites continue to work when users take an active role 
in protecting their privacy online.

Bio:
François Marier is a software engineer working on the Security & Privacy 
team at Mozilla. By day, he works on security features like subresource 
integrity [1] and Safe Browsing [2], as well as privacy features like 
tracking protection [3]. By night, he volunteers for various Open Source 
projects. At the moment, he is working on packaging the Let's Encrypt 
[4] client for Debian.

Registration and more info:
https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/owasp-vancouver-october-chapter-meeting-tickets-19111550161 






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