MozCampAsia2012/Security in Firefox OS
Title of Session (should also be the title of your Wiki page): Security in Firefox OS (slides)
Facilitator(s): Paul Theriault, Larissa Co
Are you paid or volunteer staff?: Paid
Area of Contribution (Team Name): Security
How are you currently involved with the community?: Member of the security assurance team embedded on Firefox OS.
Location of Work (where do you reside?): Australia
Talk Length (please choose between 30, 60, 90, 120 minutes):60
Summary: Learn about the security model for Firefox OS and how to write secure Firefox OS Apps.
How your session furthers the MozCamp Goals: The Open Web Apps Security and Privacy Model is the gateway to the powerful new Web APIs in Firefox OS. Understanding the security model is a prerequisite for developers to gain access to these APIs in their apps, and enables them to develop apps which are safe for our users.
Expected Outcome or Deliverable: Attendees will gain an understanding of the web app permission model and how permissions are granted; learn the security requirements for gaining access to different types of permissions; and learn how to design apps to reduce security risk and address common pitfalls.
Desired Audience Type or Skill-set: Web developers, ideally with a basic knowledge of Firefox OS Apps (i.e. also attending ZeroToApp or have existing knowledge)
Equipment Needs (Video projector already included): None
To Be Completed by the Audience- (If you would like) Submit a Question for the Speaker(s) or indicate what information you hope to gain by attending this talk here:
Place your name here if you would like to attend this talk:
- Jiten Thakkar