“While Apple showing up at the BlackHat conference in an official capacity is not unprecedented, Krstic’s talk promises to be the most detailed technical look into the security mechanisms that govern iOS yet.,” Heisler reports. “Krstic’s talk will focus on a myriad of security related topics, including three core Apple technologies that ‘handle exceptionally sensitive user data’ [HomeKit, Auto Unlock and iCloud Keychain].”
“Other topics on deck for Krstic’s talk include iOS cryptography, the Secure Enclave processor that was designed alongside TouchID [sic], and how Apple is making it increasingly difficult for malicious actors to compromise mobile Safari,” Heisler reports. “Krstic’s talk is slated to take place on August 4 at 12:50 Eastern Time.”
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MacDailyNews Take: This marks a welcome new, less opaque attitude on Apple’s part regarding security.