talk at ngee ann poly

talk at ngee ann poly

Talk given to 1st and 2nd year students of IT in Ngee Ann Polytechnic

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Harish Pillay

January 04, 2016
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  1. Operating Systems in Everyday Life – Trends and Challenges Harish

    Pillay hpillay@redhat.com Red Hat Asia Pacific January 4, 2016, Ngee Ann Polytechnic
  2. Operating System Trends and Challenges

  3. Operating System Security

  4. Passwords, Buffer Overflows, and Rootkits

  5. Why Do I Care?

  6. Why Do I Care? wiifm?

  7. Software is Eating Everything

  8. More accurately, Open Source Software is eating everything

  9. Secure Coding will be eating everything else

  10. Secure Coding will be eating everything else … and secure

    software delivered via containers
  11. Secure Coding will be eating everything else … and secure

    software delivered via containers … and sent to the “cloud”
  12. Learn all about encryption: a) GPG (or PGP) - https://gnupg.org/

    b) Tails https://tails.boum.org/ c) OTR https://otr.cypherpunks.ca/ d) Let's Encrypt https://letsencrypt.org/
  13. Things that you should do NOW: a) Set up a

    git account (gitlab, github etc) and onto IRC b) Post your work there – code, drawings, how-tos c) Participate in coding/hacking competitions d) Social Coding: https://www.socialcoding4good.org e) get certified – either by taking industry recognized certs (eg: https://redhat.com/en/service/certification) f) Run Open Source software everywhere – Fedora is a great starting point – https://getfedora.org/
  14. Thank you Harish Pillay hpillay@redhat.com @harishpillay

  15. One more thing

  16. “I believe in a #‎SmartNation with an open source society

    and immense opportunities; where everyone can share, participate and co-create solutions to enrich and improve quality of life for ourselves and our fellow Singaporeans.” Foreign Minister Dr Vivian Balakrishnan Geekcamp.SG, September 26, 2015 https://www.facebook.com/Vivian.Balakrishnan.Sg/posts/10153017297841207
  17. Thank you Harish Pillay hpillay@redhat.com @harishpillay

  18. Tails Demo