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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

Kernel 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 as a Linux kernel security engineer by Google, working on Android and and Chrome OS. From 2006 through 2011 he worked for Canonical as the Ubuntu Security... Read More →



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

Attendees (28)