Ben Dechrai

Ben Dechrai

Ben Dechrai is a technologist with a strong focus on security and privacy. At 11 years old he wrote software to stop his parents from breaking the family PC, and now he works as a developer advocate at Sonar, helping developers avoid breaking the internet through better security and coding practices. He enjoys helping others find the joy of problem-solving and experimentation.

Montreal 2024 sessions

On Inheriting Legacy Codebases

English session - Beginner

Inheriting a legacy code can be a daunting challenge. However, taking control of a legacy codebase can be very empowering.

Let's delve into strategies and practical techniques that enable you to reclaim your power over legacy codebases. From understanding the codebase's history, identifying pain points, and formulating a plan of attack, we’ll explore methods for transforming the tangled mess into a well-structured, maintainable system.

The State of Authentication: Are Passwords Dead Yet?

English session - Beginner

Let's delve into the realm of online authentication. From traditional passwords to WebAuthn and Passkeys, we'll explore the history, security enhancements, and improved user experience.

Don't miss this insightful talk on the current state of authentication and the future of digital identity, as we examine whether passwords are on the brink of obsolescence or still have a role to play in our increasingly connected world.

Montreal 2022 sessions

Online 2021 sessions

Montreal 2019 sessions

Montreal 2018 sessions