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Wednesday, August 12 • 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Security threats at conferences

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In this talk I will raise awareness for security threats against developers and contributors during conferences and show mitigation techniques and best practices to avoid them. A lot of attacks that happen less likely if someone uses the Internet from a secure station at home become dangerous, if for example WiFi networks at conferences are used. But there are a lot of possibilities that allow to reduce the risk. Using the Fedora Project as an example I will show what can be done in the infrastructure and by the contributors to minimize the risk.

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Till Maas

Penetration Tester, RedTeam Pentesting
Being a full time penetration tester at day and a Fedora contributor at night I have a deep insight both into the IT security and the FOSS world. In 2004 I took the opportunity to make IT security my profession by helping to establish a successful penetration testing company. The next year I joined the Fedora community, six years after my initial exposure to Linux. I started by maintaining packages. Later I also submitted patches to several... Read More →

Wednesday August 12, 2015 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Room 2 - Lulzbot Room

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