September 14-15, 2017 - Los Angeles, CA
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Thursday, September 14 • 5:15pm - 5:45pm
BoF: Namespacing LSM Subsystems - John Johansen, Canonical Group Ltd.

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Linux provides namespacing for several different subsystems in the kernel, but not Linux security modules. Some of the Linux security modules have independently begun work on making namespacing of their security policy available. This presentation will provide a summary of where the various projects currently stand, issues that have been encounter and work that is planned for the near future. With some follow-up discussion on how to deal with any issues or directions for development.

This presentation is meant to be a collaboration, with each security project being contacted for their input and if so desired they can join in presenting.


John Johansen

Security Engineer, Canonical
John Johansen began working with open source software in the late 80s and began playing with Linux in 93. He completed a masters in mathematics at the University of Waterloo and the began working for Immunix doing compiler hardening, and then AppArmor. After Immunix was acquired by... Read More →

Thursday September 14, 2017 5:15pm - 5:45pm PDT
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