Corruption of Memory: Those who don’t know history are doomed to repeat it.

Keynote by Professor Herbert Bos

Wednesday, 28 February 2024

In this keynote, Professor Herbert Bos charted his own journey through the security culture (and, let’s face it, sub-culture) of the first few decades of the Internet. It was a thoughtful reminder that ‘security research’ takes many forms, and academia doesn’t have a monopoly on either the expertise or the relevance of that research. Although academics, commercial security specialists, and hackers may have very different motives and reward structures, we ignore the findings of their work at our peril.

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Keynote Speaker: Professor Herbert Bos

Herbert Bos is full professor at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam where he co-leads the VUSec Systems Security group. His research interests include OS design, microarchitectural attacks and defenses, fuzzing, exploitation, networking, and dependable systems. He is very proud of his current and former students who are much cleverer than he is and whose research results won five PWNIE Awards as well as changes in all major operating systems, all major browsers and all Intel CPUs. He worries about climate change and loves the Beatles.

NDSS Symposium 2024 Program

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