Application security, DevOps

Targeting, Exploiting, & Defending Linux – Brandon Edwards – ASW #140

Linux is all over the place (sometimes surprising), why is targeting it different? What types of attacks are used? How can we defend against attacks on Linux? We can incorporate recent attacks against Sudo as a timely reference.

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Brandon Edwards
Brandon Edwards
Co-Founder and Chief Scientist at Capsule8

Brandon is the Co-founder and Chief Scientist at Capsule8. He is responsible for cybersecurity research strategy and for operationalizing findings into resulting innovations. Prior to Capsule8, Brandon was VP of Threat Labs at BAE Systems, having joined the company through its successful acquisition of SilverSky, where he designed their cloud-based, zero-day prevention product. He has also served as hacker-in-residence at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering, and held senior security roles at TippingPoint and McAfee.


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