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Thursday, June 21 • 13:50 - 14:20
Security Disclosure Policies: A Look Behind the Scenes - Lars Kurth, Xen Project / Citrix

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The tech world does not live in silos: security vulnerabilities can impact an entire ecosystem (case in point Meltdown and Spectre).

This session will introduce different patterns for managing the disclosure of security vulnerabilities in use today: we will look at what different types of vendors (distros, product vendors, cloud providers or a combination of them) and the Xen Project security team do from the discovery of a vulnerability to it being deployed. We will also look at the interaction between the Xen Project and these downstreams in the context of our security policy.

This talk will give you a glimpse into a quite extensive machinery which kicks into gear across different organisations when security vulnerabilities are discovered and fixed behind the scenes.

Speakers
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Lars Kurth

Director Open Source / Project Chairperson, The Xen Project
Lars Kurth is a highly effective, passionate community manager with strong experience of working with open source communities (Symbian, Symbian DevCo, Eclipse, GNU) and currently is the community manager for the Xen Project. Lars has 12 years of experience building and leading engineering... Read More →


Thursday June 21, 2018 13:50 - 14:20
Meeting Room 4, Level 3

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