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Hanno Böck

Hanno works both as a freelance journalist and as a security professional. He regularly writes for the German IT news webpage Golem.de and is the author of the Bulletproof TLS Newsletter.

Since 2014 he has been running the Fuzzing Project, an initiative supported by the Linux Foundation's Core Infrastructure Initiative to improve the security and quality of free software applications.

Twitter: @hanno

Presentation Title
The burden of faulty TLS implementations
Abstract

The TLS protocol - by far the most important cryptographic protocol in use today - came under much more scrutiny during the past years. Attacks against the protocol itself and against implementations have made headlines.

Faulty implementations can enable attacks. In some cases they can even be a security risk for uninvolved third parties and endanger the whole TLS ecosystem. Especially so-called Enterprise devices that have their own TLS stack are often a reason for concern.

The speaker will give an overview of implementation errors that happened in various TLS stacks and will shed light on this underappreciated problem.

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Conference Highlights

New Venue
Don't miss the best cyber security conference in Australia at the Surfers Paradise Marriott, only 150 m from Surfers Paradise beach

Conference MC
Comedian and Mathematician Adam Spencer will host the conference, Gala Dinner and Speed Debate

Career Café
Retreat to the back of the exhibition away from the noise for a real coffee at the AusCERT2016 Career Café and chat with specialist Infosec recruiters