Mackenzie Jackson
Mackenzie Jackson
Mackenzie is a developer advocate with a passion for DevOps and code security. As the co-founder and former CTO of a health tech startup, he learnt first-hand how critical it is to build secure applications with robust developer operations. Today as a Developer Advocate at GitGuardian, Mackenzie is able to share his passion for code security with developers and works closely with research teams to show how malicious actors discover and exploit vulnerabilities in code.
React Summit 2023React Summit 2023
11 min
Secrets in Source Code - How Your JS Code is Exposing Your Credentials
Secrets like API keys are constantly leaking through source code. The 2021 State of Secret Sprawl report found over 6 million secrets in public git repos. This presentation reviews the new, unreleased, 2022 State of Secrets Sprawl report focusing on how JavaScript source code specifically leak secrets.