Meltdown and Spectre Security Vulnerabilities In a Nutshell

Presented by

Jose Varghese; Souti Dutta

About this talk

A recently uncovered set of vulnerabilities that exist in modern computer processors built by Intel, AMD and ARM has shaken the InfoSec community and consumers alike. The two vulnerabilities dubbed as Meltdown and Spectre can allow a threat agent to sniff-out critical information such as passwords, encryption keys from the primary memory. Microprocessor makers, software giants, smartphone, and other device manufacturers are now rushing to prep, test, and ship fixes for the identified flaws. The Immediate challenge for organizations would be to quickly understand the flaws and protect their information architecture. Paladion has organized a 25 min webcast on “Meltdown and Spectre – In a Nutshell” hosted by Jose Varghese and Souti Dutta In this webinar, you will learn: ●About the discovered vulnerabilities in computer processors ●How the meltdown vulnerability can be exploited ●Learning ways to check whether you are vulnerable or not ●Mitigating and validating Meltdown flaw in a Microsoft Windows environment About the Speakers: Jose Varghese heads the Managed Security Services division at Paladion. Jose is responsible for Paladion’s 24/7 Global-SOC operations providing incident detection and response to Enterprise businesses across the globe. Souti Dutta is the Lead Threat Analyst for Managed Security Services division at Paladion. Souti works with industry standard SIEM tools and delivers key incident analysis. He closely follows the unfolding of security threats globally to stay ahead of cyber criminals.

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