Friday
17 May/19
10:30 - 12:00 (Europe/Zurich)

Why Open Source Firmware is Important

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This talk will dive into some of the problems of running servers at scale, including data from surveys about physical infrastructure and firmware concerns. In this talk, we'll understand how open source firmware will solve some of these common problems. Why is open source firmware important for security and root of trust? We'll discuss that as well, and cover the state of open source firmware today.

About the speaker

Jessie Frazelle is an independent consultant. She is a computer programmer who has worked at GitHub, Microsoft, Google, Docker and various companies and startups before that. She’s worked on a lot of the open source projects in the container ecosystem as well as having a few projects of her own.