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Wednesday, September 26 • 09:00 - 10:00
Software Vulnerabilities in C and C++

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What does a vulnerability using signed integer overflow look like? Or a stack buffer overflow? How does code like this look and how can we change the way we program to reduce our risk? The first half of this talk will show examples of many different vulnerabilities and describe how these are combined to make the first steps of an exploit. Then we will discuss what kind of programming practices we can employ to reduce the chances of these kinds of bugs creeping into our code.

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Patricia Aas

Programmer, TurtleSec
Patricia has been programming C++ professionally for 13 years, she started out working on the Opera desktop browser and has looped back to browser making in the recent years, now working on the Vivaldi browser with many ex-opera colleagues. While away from the browser world she did... Read More →

Wednesday September 26, 2018 09:00 - 10:00 PDT
Copper Mountain Theater (2nd Floor)
  • Secure Programming