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Brandon Lum

Open Source Security Engineer
Brandon loves designing and implementing computer systems (with a focus on Security, Operating Systems, and Distributed/Parallel Systems). He enjoys tackling both technical and business challenges and has a side interest in organizational behavior and leadership. At IBM Research, Brandon designs, architects and develops for problems at the intersection of Cloud and Security. He works on various security areas such as: Container content protection via encryption and image signing, Container trusted identity and identity-based data fencing, Techniques to reduce the attack surface on the kernel and a container, and Container Cluster Update Planning.