The Perl Conference 2018

Turning Updates into an Infosec Weapon

Seth Johnson | Wed, 6/20 at 9:00 am | 50 minutes | Ballroom A

Keeping software packages up to date is an important security task. Out of date software continues to be a major risk to our systems and organizations (including a regular appearance on the OWASP Top Ten).

Why is this still a problem today? Updating software is hard. Updating software has risk.

How can we move beyond this problem? We will discuss a real-life example of using perl to solve this type of problem on a massive scale with consistency.

Audience: Everyone
Track: Regex/DevOps