war on the rocks

The Meltdown and Spectre Vulnerabilities

January 11, 2018

Episode Notes:

Last week researchers at Google and a few universities announced the discovery of a few major vulnerabilities to microprocessors that are built into the manufacturing process. Dmitri Alperovitch, co-founder and CTO of CrowdStrike, Inc, talks with Jason about these vulnerabilities, what they mean for the security of both your own systems and larger organizations, and what it will take to fix them.