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Nick Sullivan

Nick Sullivan
Head of Cryptography, CloudFlare

Website | @grittygrease

Nick is a software engineering leader innovating in the world of Internet scale data at CloudFlare. He is also a respected digital rights management innovator with a thorough understanding of the digital media distribution process through over half a decade working on the iTunes store. He previously worked as a security analyst worked at Symantec analyzing large scale threat data. He holds an MSc in Cryptography and a BMath in Pure Mathematics.


Nick Sullivan (CloudFlare)
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Red October is an open source encryption server with a twist -- it can encrypt secrets, requiring more than one person to decrypt them. This talk will describe what goes into building an open source security product and using it in the real world. From motivation, design decisions, pitfalls of using a young programming language like Go, through deployment and opening the work up to the community. Read more.