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PIS seminar series Vojtěch Pavlík

The Prague Computer Science seminar series, coorganized by Department of Computer Science, presents:

Live operating system kernel patching by Vojtěch Pavlík

Thursday, February 26 at 4 p.m. in Auditorium S5, MFF UK (Malostranské nám. 25, Praha 1). 

 

Lecture anotation:

Humanity's reliance on computers controlling critical processes is growing, starting with high speed trading in financial and commodity markets, over flight control to nuclear powerplants.

More about the lecturer:

Vojtěch Pavlík is the director of SUSE Labs, a department of SUSE, a part of Micro Focus, a billion dollar software powerhouse. SUSE Labs develop,in cooperation with the open source community, core components of the Linux operating system - kernel, compiler and other tools. In his developer past Vojtěch Pavlík worked on support of USB or human input devices in Linux, work which is used today on every Linux and Android device. He enjoys solving interesting problems facing Linux, most recently he created the MOK concept to solve the inherent conflict between UEFI Secure Boot and Linux's open ideology.