1. Registration
  2. Location
  3. Hotels
  4. Schedule


There is no fee for attendance, but space is limited. To reserve a seat, please email registration@platformsecuritysummit.com with the following information:

  • First and Last name
  • Organizational affiliation
  • Attending on May 23rd: Yes/No
  • Attending on May 24th: Yes/No


The event will take place at Intel Corporation, 4100 Monument Corner Drive, Suite 540, Fairfax, VA 22030.

Fairfax is 15 miles from IAD (Dulles) and 20 miles from DCA (Reagan) aiport.



Revised on May 21

Day 1 topics include:

  • Incentives, policy and software ecosystems
  • Hypervisor requirements and use cases
  • Boot integrity and firmware security

Day 2 topics include:

  • Hypervisor-based products
  • Roots of trust and OS boot integrity
  • Hypervisor research and development
Time Topic Speaker

Wednesday, 23rd May, 2018

0800 registration open
0830 Standing on Rising Ground: Complementing Complements Rich Persaud
0900 Open Source Software and the Department of Defense David A. Wheeler
0945 A Model of Agent Authority: Interpretation, Trust, and the Role of Rules Tim Clancy
1030break (15 mins)
1045 SecureView Overview Kevin Pearson
1115 Enterprise Scale Separation VMM Systems Myong Kang
1145 Extending Early-boot Trust to Service VMs in Xen Daniel DeGraaf
1215lunch (45 mins)
1300 TrenchBoot: Unified Approach to Harness Boot Integrity Technologies Daniel Smith
1330 Dell Firmware Security: Past, Present, and Future Justin Johnson
1400 Endpoint Resiliency in an Age of Advanced Persistent Threats Jim Mann
1430 Firmware is the new Software Trammell Hudson
1500break (30 mins)
1530 Open-Source Host Firmware Directions Vincent Zimmer
1600 A penny per visit adds up real fast: designing effective defenses against an adversary that makes more money than your entire company does Michael Tiffany
1630 Xen Security Weather Report 2018 Lars Kurth
1715end of day 1 talks
1730Social Event
1930end of day 1
Time Topic Speaker

Thursday, 24th May, 2018

0800 registration open
0830 The meta-virtualization Layer of OpenEmbeddedBruce Ashfield
0900 Bear - A Resilient Operating SystemStephen Kuhn
0930 Introduction to the Bareflank Hypervisor and OpenXTRian Quinn
1000 Hypervisor Security : Lessons LearnedIan Pratt
1045break (15 mins)
1100 XenTT: Deterministic System Analysis in XenAnton Burtsev
1130 STM PEEugene Myers
1215lunch (30 mins)
1245 EPA-RIMM: A Framework for Dynamic SMM-based Runtime Integrity MeasurementBrian Delgado
1300 UEFI Secure Boot, Shim and Xen: Current Status and DevelopmentsDaniel Kiper
1330 Anti-Evil Maid with UEFI and XenBrendan Kerrigan
1400 TPM 2.0 Software Stack: Usability, Privacy and SecurityPhilip Tricca
1430 A Vendor-Agnostic Root of Trust for Measurement Jonathan McCune
1500break (30 mins)
1530 Crucible: Tailoring Xen to support Critical SystemsRyan Thibodeaux
1600 Magrana ServerJohn Shackleton
1630 Hypervisor-Mediated data eXchange (HMX): Primitives for Authentic Communication Christopher Clark
1700 Improving the security of QEMU as a device emulator in Xen Paul Durrant
1730 Closing DiscussionRich Persaud