MozCampAsia2012/Security in Firefox OS

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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