AI Hallucinations and Manipulation: How to Use AI Coding Tools Securely

Thursday, November 16, 2023

8:00 - 9:00 AM PST

60 minutes, including Q&A

Generative AI can help you write code faster, but is it secure? Learn how you can leverage the power of AI to increase your velocity while mitigating risks and staying secure.

Learn from security experts Liran Tal & Simon Maple in a hands-on session where they walk through:

  • An overview of AI hallucinations and AI generated security risks
  • The dangers LLMs present to secure coding, such as completing code suggestions that are vulnerable
  • A live experiment with Chat-GPT generating code with a Path Traversal vulnerability and a Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) vulnerability in a React App and how it can be exploited
  • How to use generative AI coding tools, like Chat-GPT and Copilot, securely

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Liran Tal

Director, Developer Relations


Known for his open source and JavaScript security initiatives, Liran Tal is an award-winning software developer, security researcher, and open source champion in the JavaScript community. He's a recognized GitHub Star, acknowledged for his open source advocacy, and has received the OpenJS Foundation's Pathfinder for Security for his work on Node.js security. His contributions to developer security education include leading OWASP projects, building supply chain security tools, participation in CNCF and OpenSSF initiatives, and authoring books such as O'Reilly's Serverless Security. He leads the developer advocacy team at Snyk.io and is on a mission to empower developers with better application security skills.

Simon Maple

Principal Developer Advocate



Terry Sweeney


Black Hat

Terry Sweeney is a Los Angeles-based writer and editor who's covered business technology for three decades. He's written about cyber security for more than 15 years and was one of the founding editors of Dark Reading. Sweeney has covered enterprise networking extensively, as well as its supporting technologies like storage, wireless, cloud-based apps and the emerging Internet of Things. He's been a contributing editor to The Washington Post, Crain’s New York Business, Red Herring, Information Week, Network World, SearchAWS.com, and Stadium Tech Report.

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