BriForum 2014 Boston - Dan Shappir - WebSockets: The Future Transport Protocol for Everything

 

Presented by Dan Shappir

The WebSocket communication protocol was created to provide TCP-like communication between web clients and web servers. But it quickly became apparent that WebSockets provide a great transport mechanism for client / server applications in general. In fact, many applications that have nothing to do with the browser are adopting WebSockets, and implementing their own protocols on top of it, instead of directly on top of TCP. In this session I will provide an overview of the WebSocket standard, and describe its method of operation. I'll also explain why WebSockets have become so popular with application developers. In the context of IT management, I will detail the security implications of using WebSockets, and the requirements of a successful deployment of applications that utilize WebSockets.

Topics include:
• Understanding the WebSocket specification
• The benefits and limitations of WebSockets
WebSockets security benefits and constraints

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