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Thursday, August 25 • 15:30 - 16:00
Attack Surface Reduction - Douglas Goldstein, Star Lab

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The attack surface for a software environment is defined as the sum of the different points an unauthorized user can enter or extract data from the environment. This talk aims to discuss ways to reduce hypervisor capabilities and code space to provide a meaningful reduction in attack surface. Doug Goldstein will cover areas of the hypervisor that have been made optional already to provide background as well as discussing future areas that can be made optional. The audience is encouraged to participate to flesh out future work in this area.

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Douglas Goldstein

Senior Software Engineer, Star Lab
Doug Goldstein is a Senior Software Engineer at Star Lab, a company focused on providing anti-tamper solutions for the virtualization space. He has been involved in open source software for over 15 years contributing to a wide array of projects such as Gentoo Linux, libvirt, QEMU, Xen, the Linux kernel, and Rust. Doug has been a big advocate of open source software to the public sector.



Thursday August 25, 2016 15:30 - 16:00
Pier 4

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