Dr.-Ing. Martin Pohlack

Principal Software Dev Eng Amazon Web Services


Martin Pohlack is a Principal Software Dev Eng in Amazon Web Services, where he works on the virtualization stack for EC2 since 2013. These days, his focus is on reactive software security mechanisms. Before 2013, Martin Pohlack worked at AMD’s Operating System Research Center on AMD’s Advanced Synchronization Facility, a hardware transactional memory flavor. In 2010, Martin received his PhD in Computer Science from Technische Universität Dresden, Germany. He enjoyed playing with real-time systems, microkernel-based systems, and runtime monitoring for real-time systems.

Keeping customer data safe in EC2 – a deep dive

In this talk, we would like to share some of our experience in dealing with Xen security advisories. The talk focuses especially on addressing security issues in large-scale live systems with minimal customer impact. We will dive deep into the Xen hypervisor.

Are you the next cyber security superstar?

If you are passionate about an information security topic or you have strong technical skills developing researches on your own, you should definitely Apply at Call for Papers. By submitting you will have the chance to showcase your work to +2000 attendees.

Other speakers joining this year

Dan Demeter

Security Researcher Kaspersky Lab Romania

Inbar Raz

Hacker of Things

Catalin Patrascu

Coordinator of the Incident Handling Team CERT-RO

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Orange Romania is the leader of the local telecom market and part of the Orange Group, one of the largest global telecommunications operators, connecting hundreds of millions of customers worldwide. With over 11 million customers and an annual turnover exceeding 1.5 billion euros, Orange Romania connects 1 in 2 Romanians and offers an extensive range of communication solutions to its customers, both individual users and companies, from basic services up to complete voice services, fixed and mobile data, TV services or smart home services, but also mobile financial services. Orange is also a leader in innovation investing yearly over 200 million euros in network infrastructure and R&D initiatives in Romania. In the past 3 years Orange has launched two 5G Labs in Bucharest and Iasi, that aim to support researchers, startups and companies to test their 5G solutions in advance. In addition, Orange is a long-term supporter of the startup ecosystem through the Orange Fab accelerator program designed to support entrepreneurs in the development of innovative products and their distribution locally and internationally. 

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