USENIX LISA 2016 Boston

I attended LISA 2016 in Boston primarily to staff the exhibit hall booth for the League of Professional System Administrators (LOPSA, http://lopsa.org). While I was there I took advantage of the opportunity to talk to a large number of system and network administrators, devops, system engineers and other IT professionals. Unsurprisingly, as a group USENIX attendees were fairly aware of firmware security issues, and various exploits that have been mentioned at security oriented conferences. More importantly, firwmare level security is seen as an underserved area - a problem without many solutions available.

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BSidesPDX

Lee Fisher will be giving a talk at BSides PDX on Saturday morning, October 15. His talk is in the track “Security & Usability for *Ops” moderated by Marie VanCleave. Lee has presented at BSides PDX before, giving a multi-hour tutorial on various firmware security tools. This year his talk is titled “Firmware tools for Security Researchers.” Be sure and attend to get current information on firmware level tools and how to use them.

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First Post

The personal blog of our CTO, Lee Fisher will probably be well known to many of you: http://firmwaresecurity.com . All of us, including Lee will be blogging in this space on topics aimed more directly at our customers and and partners.

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