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Black Hat 2019 Conference to Include a Session with Apple’s Security Chief

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Head of Apple Security Engineering and Architecture Ivan Krstic will be talking at this year’s Black Hat 2019 security conference, which is scheduled to be held in August, The Mac Observer is reporting. The 50-minute session will be held on Thursday, August 8 from 12:10 to 1:00 PM.

“With over 1.4 billion active devices and in-depth security protections spanning every layer from silicon to software, Apple works to advance the state of the art in user security with every new product and software release. We will discuss three iOS and Mac security topics in unprecedented technical detail, offering the first public discussion of several key technologies new to iOS 13 and the Mac.”

According to the Black Hat website, topics that will be discussed include iOS code integrity and Pointer Authentication codes, Mac secure boot with the T2 Security Chip, Find My’s cryptography and more.



For those who aren’t familiar, Black Hat is an annual security conference designed for the global InfoSec community, that provides security professionals with a place to meet up and gain training on new techniques. Black Hat USA 2019 will open with four days of technical training (August 3-6) followed by the two-day main conference (August 7-8).

You can learn more about Krstic’s session at this link.

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