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Walk a Mile in Their Shoes
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Walk a Mile in Their Shoes

The COVID-19 pandemic through the lens of four tech workers.

Linear Address Spaces
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Linear Address Spaces

Unsafe at any speed.

FPGAs in Client Compute Hardware
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FPGAs in Client Compute Hardware

Despite certain challenges, FPGAs provide security and performance benefits over ASICs.

The Keys to the Kingdom
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The Keys to the Kingdom

A deleted private key, a looming deadline, and a last chance to patch a new static root of trust into the bootloader.

Surveillance Too Cheap to Meter
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Surveillance Too Cheap to Meter

Stopping Big Brother would require an expensive overhaul of the entire system.

The Software Industry Is <i>Still</i> the Problem
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The Software Industry Is Still the Problem

The time is (also) way overdue for IT professional liability.

Lamboozling Attackers
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Lamboozling Attackers: A New Generation of Deception

Software engineering teams can exploit attackers' human nature by building deception environments.

Federated Learning and Privacy
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Federated Learning and Privacy

Building privacy-preserving systems for machine learning and data science on decentralized data.

Static Analysis at GitHub
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Static Analysis at GitHub

An experience report.

Designing UIs for Static-Analysis Tools
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Designing UIs for Static-Analysis Tools

Evaluating tool design guidelines with SWAN.

The Complex Path to Quantum Resistance
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The Complex Path to Quantum Resistance

Is your organization prepared?

Quantum-Safe Trust for Vehicles
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Quantum-Safe Trust for Vehicles: The Race Is Already On

A discussion of concerns on quantum vulnerability for the automobile industry.

WebRTC
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WebRTC: Real-Time Communication for the Open Web Platform

What was once a way to bring audio and video to the Web has expanded into more use cases than we could ever imagine.

Application Frameworks
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Application Frameworks

While powerful, frameworks are not for everyone.

The SPACE of Developer Productivity
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The SPACE of Developer Productivity

There's more to it than you think.

Toward Confidential Cloud Computing
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Toward Confidential Cloud Computing

Extending hardware-enforced cryptographic protection to data while in use.

Enclaves in the Clouds
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Enclaves in the Clouds

Legal considerations and broader implications

Battery Day
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Battery Day

A closer look at the technology that makes portable electronics possible.

Everything VPN Is New Again
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Everything VPN Is New Again

The 24-year-old security model has found a second wind.

Out-of-This-World Additive Manufacturing
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Out-of-This-World Additive Manufacturing

From thingamabobs to rockets, 3D printing takes many forms.
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