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Monday, October 26 • 3:20pm - 4:10pm
Giant Bags of Mostly Water - Securing Your Infrastructure By Expecting User Error - Konstantin Ryabitsev, Linux Foundation

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We build our IT systems to be fast, performant, power efficient, and secure enough to withstand direct hostile attacks. However, we rarely consider security vulnerabilities that may arise due to human error -- faulty design, programming bugs, or bad user decisions. In this talk, we will look at how automotive engineers have learned to anticipate and minimize the impact of human errors, and will survey what technologies are available for us to apply the same approach when designing our IT infrastructure.

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Konstantin Ryabitsev

Sr. Systems and Network Administrator, The Linux Foundation
Konstantin Ryabitsev started programming in 1995 when CGIs ruled the web, and then spent a few years writing large applications in PHP. In 2001, he joined Duke University Physics (birthplace of YUM and early cradle of the Fedora Project) as a Linux systems administrator. After moving to Montreal in 2005, he worked as a Senior Web Programmer for the McGIll university core web team, and then as a Senior IT Security Analyst for the Information... Read More →

Monday October 26, 2015 3:20pm - 4:10pm
Park Ballroom 2

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