Application security, DevOps

Platform Firmware Security – Magggie Jauregui – ASW #160

Firmware security is complex and continues to be an industry challenge. In this podcast we'll talk about the reasons firmware security remains a challenge and some best practices around platform security.

Segment Resources:

- https://www.helpnetsecurity.com/2020/04/27/firmware-blind-spots/

- https://www.helpnetsecurity.com/2020/09/28/hardware-security-challenges/

- https://darkreading.com/application-security/4-open-source-tools-to-add-to-your-security-arsenal

- https://chipsec.github.io

Hardware Hacking created by Maggie:

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Full episode and show notes

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Guest

Maggie Jauregui
Maggie Jauregui
Offensive Security Researcher at Intel

Maggie Jauregui is a firmware and hardware security researcher for Intel’s Programmable Solutions Group. Maggie is part of the Black Hat USA review board and President of Security BSides Portland, the non-profit organization that puts together BSidesPDX. Throughout her career, Maggie has presented her research and delivered technical training on firmware and low level platform security topics at conferences such as DEF CON, Black Hat, CanSecWest, DerbyCon, NULLCON, hardwear.io, OSFC, and BSidesTLV.

Hosts

Mike Shema
Mike Shema
Security Partner at Square
John Kinsella
John Kinsella
Co-founder & CTO at Cysense
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