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Friday, October 25 • 1:00pm - 2:00pm
How to Build an Effective Malware Protection Architecture for File Uploads in Modern Web Apps

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Web applications have traditionally accepted file uploaded via web portals, which had bot prevention controls to avoid bots uploading files vs user. With the boom of API economy, more and more applications have started accepting files over API, this allows uploading of file a programmatic approach available for good bots and vector for allowing numerous file uploads during a day. This convenience, also comes with security shortcomings - for example, files cannot be analysed manually for potential malware since the number is huge, there could be synchronous processing needed as business functionality in web app. This talk will look at a novel approach to build and operate a practical automated malware analysis platform and considerations for it to scale at enterprise level maintaining heavy performance needs of web apps, to effectively detect and discard malicious file uploads in web app.

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avatar for Ravi K Muthukrishnan

Ravi K Muthukrishnan

Product Security Lead, Visa Inc.
Ravi is a technologist, and a security expert specializing in web application security, cloud security, data protection, risk management, and cybersecurity.He has 8+ years of global work experience in the cybersecurity industry. He is currently leading security architecture for Visa... Read More →



Friday October 25, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Contrast Security Room 2525 W Anderson Ln #365, Austin, TX 78757, USA