Spectre and Meltdown: Recent Security Flaws
Moderator: Sam Madden Panelists: Adam Belay, Srini Devadas, Joel Emer
Date: Wednesday, January 17, 2018
Time: 5:15 PM to 6:15 PM Note: all times are in the Eastern Time Zone
Refreshments: 5:00 PM
Event Type: Seminar
Room Description: Patil Conference Room
Host: Sam Madden, CSAIL
Contact: Victoria Palay, firstname.lastname@example.org
TALK: Spectre and Meltdown: Recent Security Flaws
This panel will discuss the recently disclosed Spectre and Meltdown security flaws. These flaws potentially affect billions of devices, including processors built as far back as 1995. The panelists will describe what the flaws are, how they were exploited by the researchers, and what the effects of an exploit could be. Panelists will also discuss how these flaws could potentially be patched, and what this means for computer architects and system software developers going forward.
Computer Architecture, Security & Cryptography, Systems & Networking
Created by Victoria Palay at Tuesday, January 09, 2018 at 8:24 AM.