Security the Google Way (Breakfast Bytes – Paul McLellan)

Security the Google Way (Breakfast Bytes - Paul McLellan)

The latest RISC-V workshop was held at Google. In the middle of the day, there was an interesting presentation by Eric Grosse. He used to be VP of security at Google but he has recently returned to more hands-on engineering work. His talk was titled Trust, Transparency, and Simplicity. Eric got an awakening in December 2009 when it became clear that Google had been hacked by the Chinese military. This became known as Operation Aurora . Eric’s first tenet is that you need to know your adversary. Some nation states are extremely competent, he said, but even the less competent can still cause trouble. His list was China,…

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