Training: 8–9 November 2016
Tutorials & Conference: 9–11 November 2016
Amsterdam, NL

From possible to practical: The path for defense

Dan Kaminsky (White Ops)
10:00–10:30 Thursday, 10 November, 2016
Location: Auditorium
Average rating: ****.
(4.64, 11 ratings)

Defensive technology that is not practical will not be deployed and will defend nothing at all. Dan Kaminsky discusses how a strong focus on ease of use—for developers, operators, and users—is our only hope for migrating to a more secure Internet. Cryptography, authentication, software isolation, even bug discovery and remediation have all remained the realm of gurus. They’re not enough. Dan explains how to defend better.

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Dan Kaminsky

White Ops

Dan Kaminsky is cofounder and chief scientist of White Ops, a cybersecurity firm. Dan is an internationally respected technologist who has spent almost two decades protecting the Internet. He is is one of the seven key shareholders able to restore the Internet’s Domain Name System if necessary. An invited expert to the W3C, the guiding organization for the Web, Dan is known for his work in finding a core flaw in the Internet and then leading the charge to repair it.