Brad Arkin

In a keynote on Thursday, Brad Arkin, Adobe’s Senior Director of Product Security and Privacy spoke on driving up the cost of exploits in products like Reader and Flash Player in an attempt to thwart would-be attackers. Fixing every security bug is often impossible, so instead of writing flawless code, Adobe and other vendors have begun actively seeking ways to make it hard on those trying to break their software.

In a keynote on Thursday, Brad Arkin, Adobe’s Senior Director of Product Security and Privacy spoke on driving up the cost of exploits in products like Reader and Flash Player in an attempt to thwart would-be attackers. Fixing every security bug is often impossible, so instead of writing flawless code, Adobe and other vendors have begun actively seeking ways to make it hard on those trying to break their software. “[Writing a completely secure application] is completely infeasible for the size programs we’re talking about. We’re trying to figure out what sort of mitigations we can put in place that drive up the cost of these exploits,” Arkin said in his talk.

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