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Wednesday, April 6 • 10:00am - 10:50am
Securing Embedded Linux - Michael E. Anderson, The PTR Group

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As the number of networked devices continues to expand, so does the attack surface presented by our systems. There is a lot of talk about needing to secure our devices against the growing number of attacks and exploits. But, what does this discussion really mean to an embedded Linux developer and what steps can we take to secure our devices? Issues of confidentiality, integrity, authentication, authorization, non-repudiation and our strategy for software updates all must be addressed at some level within our designs. In this session, we will discuss several techniques for improving the robustness of our platforms and hardening them against the myriad of bad actors lurking on the Internet.

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Mike Anderson

Chief Scientist, The PTR Group, Inc.
Mike Anderson is currently Chief Scientist for The PTR Group, Inc. With over 40 years in the embedded and real-time computing industry, Mike works with a number of RTOS offerings for IoT devices. However, his focus over the past decade is primarily embedded Linux on a number of CPU... Read More →

Wednesday April 6, 2016 10:00am - 10:50am
Harbor Ballroom H