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Unravelling the Directory Traversal Dilemma in NodeJs

  • 17:20
  • Thu
  • 16 Nov
Briefing Stage 1


In the ever-evolving landscape of web development, NodeJ has become a cornerstone of modern front-end applications. However, with great power comes great responsibility, and NodeJ applications are not immune to security vulnerabilities. This session, "Unraveling the Directory Traversal Dilemma in NodeJs", delves deep into a new breed of vulnerability that has emerged within the NodeJ ecosystem: Directory Traversal.

Directory traversal vulnerabilities, previously seen in other contexts, have taken on a unique character when it comes to NodeJ apps. During this session, we will explore the intricacies of these vulnerabilities, shedding light on their potential consequences and real-world implications. We will uncover the underlying factors that make NodeJ apps susceptible to directory traversal attacks, emphasizing the importance of understanding this threat in today's development landscape.

However, our primary focus will be on mitigation strategies. We will present innovative and practical techniques for identifying and thwarting directory traversal attempts within NodeJ applications. We'll discuss best practices, security measures, and tools that can help developers and security professionals protect their NodeJ projects from these emerging threats.