Your CMS just notified you that there's an update for an extension you are using due to security reasons. You install it happily and go about your way, resting assured that your site is now better protected against hackers. What if I told you that your site just got hacked instead?
In this session we'll talk about core and extensions update security, public key cryptography and how we could make Joomla! a forerunner in update security - without even breaking a sweat or backwards compatibility.
Disclaimer: I am not in the Joomla leadership and I have no say on future features of Joomla.
Nicholas is the lead developer of Akeeba Backup, Admin Tools, FOF and other extensions. He's been contributing to the Joomla! core quite a bit. He's opinionated and doesn't have a problem speaking his mind.