Philippe De Ryck

Hi, I'm Philippe, and I help developers protect companies through better web security. As the founder of Pragmatic Web Security, I travel the world to teach practitioners the ins and outs of building secure software.

Security cheat sheets

Keeping track of security best practices while building applications is challenging. These concise and to-the-point cheat sheets outline best practices for building modern and secure web applications.

Angular and the OWASP top 10

The OWASP top 10 is one of the most influential security documents of all time. But how do these top 10 vulnerabilities resonate in an Angular application? This cheat sheet offers practical tips on five relevant items from the OWASP top 10.

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Angular and the OWASP top 10

JSON Web Tokens (JWT)

JSON Web Tokens (JWTs) have become extremely popular. JWTs seem deceivingly simple. However, to ensure their security properties, they depend on complex and often misunderstood concepts. This cheat sheet focuses on the underlying concepts. The cheat sheet covers essential knowledge for every developer producing or consuming JWTs.

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JSON Web Tokens (JWT)

Secure data storage in the browser

Secure data storage in a browser is quite a challenge. This cheat sheet explores the security properties of data storage mechanisms in the browser. It offers origin-based isolation as an alternative over the use of localStorage or sessionStorage. The cheat sheet also covers how to encrypt data for online or offline use.

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Secure data storage in the browser
Philippe De Ryck

Dr. Philippe De Ryck

Hi, I'm Philippe, and I help developers protect companies through better web security. As the founder of Pragmatic Web Security, I travel the world to teach practitioners the ins and outs of building secure software.


Talks and workshops

You will often find me speaking and teaching at public and private events around the world. My talks always encourage developers to step up and get security right.


Security resources

Getting security right is all about knowledge. I strongly believe in sharing that knowledge to move forward as a community. Among my resources, you can find developer cheat sheets, recorded talks, and extensive slide decks.


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