Issue No. 04 - April (2018 vol. 51)
Thomas M. Conte , Georgia Tech
Erik P. DeBenedictis , Sandia National Laboratories
Avi Mendelson , Technion
Dejan Milojicic , Hewlett Packard Labs
Security vulnerabilities such as Meltdown and Spectre demonstrate how chip complexity grew faster than our ability to manage unintended consequences. Attention to security from the outset should be part of the rememdy, yet complexity must be controlled at a more fundamental level.
Computer security, Complexity theory, Network security, Microprocessors, Transistors
T. M. Conte, E. P. DeBenedictis, A. Mendelson and D. Milojicic, "Rebooting Computers to Avoid Meltdown and Spectre," in Computer, vol. 51, no. 4, pp. 74-77, 2018.