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Tuesday, July 11 • 10:25 - 10:55
EFI Secure Boot, Shim and Xen: Current Status and Developments - Daniel Kiper - Oracle

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The EFI secure boot is a protocol to verify authenticity of loaded and executed PE binary. Usually it is a second stage bootloader, e.g. GRUB2, or an OS kernel. The shim is an extension to the EFI secure boot which makes whole authentication process more flexible. The presentation will deal with the most important aspects of EFI secure boot and shim. Additionally, it will discuss how Xen hypervisor boot process can be protected with EFI secure boot and shim. However, this does not mean that everything is done and work out of the box. So, in the end it will be shown what is done to make EFI secure boot and shim usable when you boot Xen using GRUB2.

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Daniel Kiper

Software Developer V, Oracle
Daniel Kiper works as software developer for Oracle. He is responsible for | Xen boot code development. He also played with GRUB2 and due to that last year he was appointed as one of the GRUB maintainers. Earlier he worked on kexec, kdump, makedumpfile, crash tool and memory hotp... Read More →

Tuesday July 11, 2017 10:25 - 10:55
Valletta Conference Centre II

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