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Friday, June 2 • 09:50 - 10:10
Keynote: Securing Open Source Software - Nicko van Someren, Chief Technology Officer, The Linux Foundation

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Open Source Software is at the heart of the internet and as a result much of the core infrastructure on which we all rely is built through collaborative and open development. Many of the open source components on which we rely have evolved over extended periods of time. While open development make public code review easier it also presents unique challenges for the secure development process. In this talk Nicko van Someren, the Linux Foundation CTO, will examine what makes open source security different, where it is easier and where it is harder than close source, and how the Linux Foundation's Core Infrastructure Initiative is working to make it better.

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Nicko van Someren

CTO, Linux Foundation
Nicko is The Linux Foundation’s chief technology officer focused on the Core Infrastructure Initiative and other security-focused efforts at the organization. He has extensive experience across the security and networking industries. Most recently, he was the chief technology officer... Read More →

Friday June 2, 2017 09:50 - 10:10 JST
Hall B