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Friday, August 22 • 11:45am - 12:35pm
UEFI Secure Boot – Strengthening the Chain of Trust - Jeff Bobzin, Insyde Software & Kevin Lane, HP

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The UEFI Secure Boot Feature can be used to protect Linux-based systems but only if the Linux installation is properly configured to create a trusted boot environment.  This session will provide a user-level understanding of how to setup and install a system with Secure Boot as well as introducing some of the methods, such as MOK, which are available to provide continued protection throughout the stages of Linux boot.

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Speakers
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Jeff Bobzin

VP of Software Architecture, Insyde Software Inc
Jeff Bobzin, VP of Software Architecture at Insyde Software, has contributed to specification efforts at the UEFI forum since 2005 and currently serves as UEFI Board member and Secretary. He has a special interest in using UEFI to enhance system security, including long-term collaboration with Security Architects at Redhat, Canonical, and other Linux communities.
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Kevin Lane

Technical Consultant, HP Enterprise Services
Kevin Lane, an 11-year veteran with HP Enterprise Services, Global Engineering and Technical Consulting, has been a Linux enthusiast since 1993, downloading the Free Software Foundation tools and the Linux kernel from the University of Helsinki, where Linus was still going to school. Kevin has been involved in the IT industry, and specifically UNIX and variants, for well over 30 years. He is involved in the local Omaha Linux Users group (OLUG) as... Read More →



Friday August 22, 2014 11:45am - 12:35pm
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