Joshua Thijssen is an all-round consultant and trainer. His daily work consists of maintaining code bases, working on different projects and helping other to achieve higher standards in both coding and thinking. He is author of the PHP|Architect book “Mastering the SPL library” and the Symfony Rainbow Series, founder of the Dutch Web Alliance and regular speaker at national and international conferences.
Saturday 1st October 10.45 - 11.35
What happens when your browser connects to a HTTPS secure site? We all know it has to do something with certificates, blue and green address bars and sometimes your browser will give warnings which we normally click away.
But what actually happens under the hood? In this talk I will give a step-by-step explanation on the first few hundred milliseconds during a connection to HTTPS. We will talk about master secrets, shared secrets, cipher suites, x509 certificates and why secure does not (always) mean secure.