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Glenn Wurster

Principal Security Researcher
Glenn Wurster is currently a Principal Security Researcher with BlackBerry. He has presented at conferences including Usenix Enigma, ACM CCS, Usenix HotSec, and IEEE S&P. He co-chaired ACM SPSM in 2015 and is on the program committee for Usenix WOOT and ACM SPSM in 2016. He is currently involved in operating system security for both Linux (as a result of his ongoing work with the Android based BlackBerry Priv smartphone) and QNX (as a result of his ongoing work with BlackBerry 10 smartphones). His current research is focused on mandatory access control and mitigations against security vulnerabilities. He received his Ph.D. in 2010, where his thesis focused on mechanisms which encouraged secure-by-default development behaviour by constraining dangerous permissions.