Google's Kernel Runtime Security Instrumentation (KRSI) Is Something To Look Forward To In 2020

    Date01 Jan 2020
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    Back in September was an initial "request for comments" by Google on some kernel work they are doing with Kernel Runtime Security Instrumentation (KRSI) for providing eBPF-powered security helpers, ultimately for creating dynamic MAC and audit policies. Just before Christmas the first official version of this new eBPF-based instrumentation was sent out and is being prepared for deployment within Google. Learn more about Google's work with KRSI in a great Phoronix article:

    The patch series proposing KRSI to bpf-next explains the background and design of the Kernel Runtime Security Instrumentation. The patch series also goes on to describe how KRSI differs from Landlock LSM and other security modules currently available within the kernel tree. 

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