February 24-26, 2021
Online, Timezone GMT-5

Hacking JSON Web Tokens

JSON Web Tokens, or JWTs, are a convenient way to bundle up a set of data (called claims), that can be relied upon by intended recipients such as APIs and Databases. They're verified through signatures and can be used in off-line environments!

The chances that things will go wrong are slim. Right?

Let's look at ways in which JWT implementations can go wrong, through live demos, and learn how to make sure we can trust these handy payloads.

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Ben Dechrai

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Ben is a software engineer with a huge passion for developer communities, and has been running grassroots meetups and conferences for almost two decades. Coding since the age of seven, he wrote his own identity and access management system for MS-DOS 3.0 and Windows 3.1 at the age of 15. He enjoys helping developers find the joy of experimentation by pushing tools to do things they weren't designed for, or developers to do things that might seem wrong.

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