Presentation: Engineering Secure Products at Facebook

Track: Real World Security

Location: Majestic Complex, 6th fl

Duration: 4:10pm - 5:00pm

Day of week: Friday

Level: Intermediate - Advanced

Persona: Architect, CTO/CIO/Leadership, Developer, Security Professional

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In this talk we'll discuss how we build secure products at Facebook. Our strategy includes building safe by default frameworks, using code analysis in creative and powerful ways, building meaningful relationships with whitehat researchers, and deeply understanding risks to specialized products and features. We’ll show examples of past bugs, and introduce the challenges we face going forward. Come find out our approach to securing 2+ billion people!

Speaker: Teddy Reed

Security Engineering Manager @Facebook NYC

Teddy is an engineering manager on Facebook’s Product Security team in New York. The Product Security team's mission to try to make Facebook's code free of security and privacy issues. Teddy is personally interested in symbolic and concolic execution techniques to assist fuzzing and bug finding. Prior to joining the Product Security team he managed the team that builds osquery -- in his spare time you may find him making small fixes and integrating LLVM sanitizers and other bug hunting tools.

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