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Tuesday, October 14 • 2:30pm - 3:20pm
Extending Secure Boot to User Space with Linux Integrity Subsystem - Dmitry Kasatkin, Samsung Electronics

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Secure boot allows only signed firmware, boot loader and Linux kernel to run on the device. User space programs starting from 'init' run unverified. Linux integrity subsystem will make it possible to extend secure boot to user-space by signing and verifying executables, data, and file metadata. It allows to protect critical parts of the system and make sure that even root cannot change them. Presentation will cover existing and new functionality of the integrity subsystem and show practical steps how to protect the system using digital signatures.


Dmitry Kasatkin

Principal SW Engineer, Huawei
Dmitry Kasatkin has been a Linux user since 1996 and a developer since 2000. His first major open source project was the Affix Bluetooth stack for Linux, which includes kernel space and user space components and was the first Nokia GPL Open Source project. In 2008 Dmitry's focus shifted... Read More →

Tuesday October 14, 2014 2:30pm - 3:20pm CEST
Room 8

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