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August 27 - 28 - Vancouver, BC, Canada
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Monday, August 27 • 1:30pm - 2:10pm
Year in Review: Android Kernel Security - Jeff Vander Stoep, Google

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The Linux kernel provides Android’s trusted computing base and is the primary enforcer of Android’s security model. Increasingly, it’s also the primary target for privilege escalation attacks. Let’s dive into the details and discuss:
- Data data data! Where/how the kernel is being attacked. An analysis of the kernel security bugs reported to Google.
- Discussion on the effectiveness of recently introduced mitigations.
- New kernel mitigations introduced in the Android Open Source Project.
- Kernel security wishlist.


Jeff Vander Stoep

Software Engineer - Android Security, Google
Jeff Vander Stoep is a software engineer on the Android security team at Google where he is working on security improvements to the Android platform.

Monday August 27, 2018 1:30pm - 2:10pm
Room 114/115
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