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Stop complaining and solve a security problem instead

November 25, 2010

Figuring out how to fix security issues is one of my favourite topics. I was flattered to be invited to present this keynote talk at the DeepSec security conference in Vienna:

Stop complaining and solve a security problem instead!
We have failed. Decades of ignorance have brought us to this point, right now, where software is universally insecure. It's tempting to hope that someone else will make things better, but letting things slide is exactly what got us here. Pointing to problems is not enough, either. We must pick ourselves up, dust ourselves off, and start fixing things. We must each take a problem -- no matter how small -- and fix, or help fix, the root cause.

Here are the slides: