Ten Hard Problems in Distributed Systems Security
Praerit Garg - Microsoft
Apr 10, 2002
AbstractWith Bill Gates' recent company memo, Trustworthy Computing is the next Microsoft challenge. With PCs in 80s & Internet in 90s, we as an industry have made computing & information ubiquitous and available to the masses but unfortunately, neither of them is trustworthy today. Making computing trustworthy is the challenge Microsoft is uniquely suited to because of its strong software focus. In this talk we'll explore what Trustworthy computing means, what some of the hard problems are in trying to achieve it and what Microsoft is doing about each one of them.
About the SpeakerPraerit Garg, Group Program Manager, Windows Security, Microsoft Corporation Praerit is a Purdue alum, graduating with a MS in Computer Science. He started at Microsoft as a software design engineer on the Windows NT 3.51 team, driving various security certification efforts and then moved into Program Manager role driving various security features of Windows 2000. Garg designed several security features in Windows 2000 release, including the Encrypting File System, Restricted Tokens, Access Control enhancements, and the Security Configuration Tool Set. He subsequently took over the Group Program Manager role driving WindowsSecurity Strategy for Microsoft with Windows XP, .NET Server and beyond.
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