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Thursday, March 31 • 10:00am - 10:50am
Linux Kernel Self-Protection Project - Kees Cook, Google

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Last year the Kernel Self-Protection Project was kicked off to address gaps in Linux's defensive technologies. With Linux reaching into every corner of modern life, it becomes an ever-increasing target for attackers and much more needs to be done to harden the kernel so it can project itself. A quick overview of what we're trying to protect Linux against, as well as the state of the art in available technologies, will be shown. A summary of the active upstream projects under the KSPP umbrella will be covered, followed by a review of future projects and goals.

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Kees Cook

Security Engineer, Google
Kees Cook has been working with Free Software since 1994, and has been a Debian Developer since 2007. He is currently employed by Google to work on Brillo and Chrome OS Security. From 2006 through 2011 he worked for Canonical as the Ubuntu Security Team's Tech Lead, and remains on the Ubuntu Technical Board. Before that, he worked as the lead sysadmin at OSDL, before it was the Linux Foundation. He has written various utilities including... Read More →



Thursday March 31, 2016 10:00am - 10:50am
Grand Sierra Ballroom A

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