NorthSec 2020 (Online Edition)

bx enjoys tinkering with systems in undocumented manners to find hidden sources of computation. She has previously studied the weird machines present in application linkers and loaders, publishing some nifty PoC along the way, but has since turned her focus towards the kinds of loaders that bootstrap systems. bx is currently a senior security researcher at Narf Industries.


GitHub account (full URL)

https://github.com/bx

Twitter account (full URL)

https://twitter.com/bxsays

Website (full URL)

https://typedregions.com/

What is your company/affiliation?

Narf Industries

What is your job title?

Senior Security Researcher


Sessions

05-15
11:00
45min
Regions are types, types are policy, and other ramblings
bx

Compilers and interpreters make use of types to ensure a degree of semantic sanity. I will describe how types can be used outside this narrow paradigm to apply policies across address spaces.

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