Uncomfortable Truths presented at BSidesLasVegas 2016

by Joshua Corman, Beau Woods, I Cavalry,

Summary : This facilitated discussion will outline some uncomfortable truths about securing safety-critical systems. Is information security as we know it fundamentally worse than the status quo? Will we have time to prevent catastrophe, or are we doomed to witness our predictions coming true? How long until new legislation or tighter enforcement hits the security research community? Are there some vulnerabilities where normal thinking on disclosure break down? It’s time we started seriously investigating these questions and others.