Hacking OAuth: Pitfalls and Remedies

By Micah Silverman

Elevator Pitch

OAuth 2.0 is the most widely used standard for secure authorization on the Internet for modern Web and Mobile apps. There are a lot of pitfalls that can lead to an insecure app.


In this talk Micah gives a brief overview of OAuth and its mechanics. Then he leads you through a number of risks and remedies to best secure your applications. This isn’t just theory, but the practical application of certain risks and how to configure OAuth and write your code to mitigate those risks.