Everything’s Valid in Code & War: Attacks on the Software Supply Chain – Santiago Torres Arias – PSW #776
Software supply chain attacks, those in which hackers target the "water supply" of software are on the rise. This makes software developers everywhere valid targets. We will discuss the developer perspective on software supply chain attacks.
Segment Resources: https://in-toto.io https://sigstore.dev
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Santiago is an Assistant Professor at Purdue’s Electrical and Computer Engineering Department. His interests include binary analysis, cryptography, distributed systems, and security-oriented software engineering. His current research focuses on securing the software development lifecycle, cloud security, and update systems. Santiago is a member of the Arch Linux security team and has contributed patches to F/OSS projects on various degrees of scale, including Git, the Linux Kernel, Reproducible Builds, NeoMutt, and the Briar project. Santiago is also a maintainer for Cloud Native Computing Foundation’s project The Update Framework (TUF) as well as the lead of the in-toto and Sigstore projects.