Meltdown and Spectre: The Case for Detection

The entire technology industry was been taken by surprise by the high-profile announcement of the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities. These vulnerabilities, present in most processors from Intel over the last two decades and also affecting ARM and AMD processors as well, have also highlighted how complex, modern processors can be susceptible to highly impactful security issues. Capsule8 co-founder Dino Dai Zovi shares how they also signal a shift in focus towards security issues at deeper levels of the computing ecosystem.