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Saturday, June 17 • 11:00am - 11:35am
Open source security: Opportunity or oxymoron?

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Open Source is making a big impact in almost all technology used today. But people often doubt the security of open source products specially when used in high profile environments like defence or medical etc. In recent times several government legislations like the "US executive order on improving the nation’s cybersecurity" and OpenSSF are some of the initiatives which strive to make the difference.
But, can open source really be secure? what you can do, as an open source developer or a consumer to ensure that your open source software is being securely developed and consumed. Is secure open source supply chain really a thing?. Lets explore some of these topics together.
This talk provides an insight at the above topics and concludes with what Red Hat as part of its secure development initiative and how it can generally be applied to the industry.

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Huzaifa Sidhpurwala

Senior Principal Product Security Engineer, Red Hat
Huzaifa Sidhpurwala is the lead security architect working for Secure Development team of Product Security. He is responsible for secure development practices and tasks across the Red Hat portfolio. A Fedora contributor for over a decade, he speaks at open source conferences mainly... Read More →

Saturday June 17, 2023 11:00am - 11:35am CEST
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