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DevConf.us 2019 is the 2nd annual, free, Red Hat sponsored technology conference for community project and professional contributors to Free and Open Source technologies held at the Boston University in the historic city of Boston, USA.

When: Thursday, August 15 to Saturday, August 17, 2018

Venue: Boston University, George Sherman Union Building
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Friday, August 16 • 11:00 - 11:45
TEEs: why open source is vital

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Trusted Execution Environments (TEEs) provide confidential execution of code for sensitive processes and data based on chip-level instructions, and are beginning to be offered in standard server hardware an in the cloud. They allow striking new ways to architect, design and implement systems and components, but open source availability - and upstreaming of core components - is not advancing quickly.

This session will:
- introduce the basics of TEEs;
- discuss some of the ways that can be used;
- examine new use cases for systems design;
- explore the importance of open source involvement;
- give an example of a TEE-based open source project;
- suggest some ways in which attendees can engage.


Nathaniel McCallum

Senior Principal Software Engineer, Red Hat, Inc
Nathaniel McCallum is a Principal Software Engineer at Red Hat where he develops security related technologies. If you're looking for someone to blame for software projects such as FreeOTP, José, Clevis and Tang, Nathaniel is the guy. He also regularly breaks projects such as FreeIPA... Read More →
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Mike Bursell

Chief Security Architect, Congruus
I've been in and around Open Source since around 1997, and have been running (GNU) Linux as my main desktop at home and work since then: not always easy... I'm a security bod and architect, and am currently employed as Chief Security Architect for Red Hat.

Friday August 16, 2019 11:00 - 11:45 EDT
Terrace Lounge GS Union, BU