Breaking and Fixing Python Applications

Expo Theatre (Hall G) October 20, 2015 - Feedback     

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Mark Bassegio
Eric Evenchick

As the popularity of the Python programming language increases and consolidates its position as one of the most popular languages of its genre, only a few attempts have been made to assess how resistant it may be to attacks. We will review and test with practical examples some of the most common attack and defense mechanisms, by diving into many of Python’s core libraries and explaining how they work and where issues might be found.