Securing Node.js & Socket.io in Production


Danny Gershman


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Aleksandr Yampolskiy, CTO of Cinchcast and BlogTalkRadio, and his colleague Danny Gershman will be presenting “Sharing Slides with 10,000 People in r/t: Socket.IO and Node.JS in Production” in this recording from the NYC Node.JS meetup. They cover tips on security and show how they approached securing their application. This tech talks covers securing Node.js & Socket.io in production.


Bio: Aleksandr Yampolskiy is a CTO of Cinchcast, cloud-based conferencing solution for enterprises, and BlogTalkRadio, the world's largest online radio network averaging 36 million unique visitors a month. Prior to joining Cinchcast, Alex was a Head of Security and Compliance at Gilt Groupe companies, building their team from scratch to a team serving over 1300 employees. Before that, he has worked at Goldman Sachs, Oracle, and Microsoft, where he was a lead technologist building large-scale enterprise software focused on IDM, SSO, authentication and authorization. Aleksandr has been cited in New York Times, ComputerWorld, Observer, and other media. He speaks regularly about software development processes and security. He has a B.A. in Mathematics and Computer Science from New York University, and a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Yale University. He is also an organizer of NYC Technology Startup (a group of over 1400 entrepreneurs and developers) and NYC REDIS NOSQL meetups. In his spare time, he enjoys wandering New York museums, playing chess, martial arts, and public speaking. In this tech talk, Alex covers securing Node.js & Socket.io in production.

Danny Gershman is a Principal Engineer at Cinchcast. He's spent over 16 years experience developing software and now focusing on R&D. Worked with various technologies, but currently I'm working with .NET, SQL Server, Redis, NodeJS, Socket.IO, jwPlayer. Also teller of bad jokes.
(from Meetup page)

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