DevConf.cz 2018 has ended

DevConf.cz 2018 is the 10th annual, free, Red Hat sponsored community conference for developers, admins, DevOps engineers, testers, documentation writers and other contributors to open source technologies such as Linux, Middleware, Virtualization, Storage, Cloud and mobile where FLOSS communities sync, share, and hack on upstream projects together in the beautiful city of Brno, Czech Republic.

When: Friday, January 26 to Sunday, January 28, 2018

Venue: Faculty of Information Technology (VUT FIT - Božetěchova 2, Brno)


  • Friday 17:15: at the venue there will be a surprise show, stick around!
  • Saturday 19:00: the social event starts at Fleda Club. TICKET IS REQUIRED. Tickets will be distributed each day at check-in. First come, first serve.
  • Sunday 17:00: there will be many prizes given away at the closing session.
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Friday, January 26 • 4:00pm - 4:53pm
Can developers use OpenSSL?

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"Last year, we asked 90 developers to generate/validate certificates using the command line OpenSSL. Why didn't they succeed? What do people think of the interface? What's wrong with the manual page and what do online tutorials lack? And what can be changed to improve the situation?

In our research, we focused on API of OpenSSL, a widely-known cryptographic library. We'll present multiple insights from the DevConf 2017 research booth, answering the questions from the previous paragraph.

We use OpenSSL as a real-world example to spark conversation on usable security. How to make products that are not only computationally secure but also usably secure for the end-users (be it your system administrator or your granny)?"

avatar for Martin Ukrop

Martin Ukrop

researcher, teacher, Masaryk University
Passionate about usable security, user experience, teaching and experiential learning. Actively organizing educational events in the community "Instruktoři Brno". Ceaselessly fascinated by the world.

Friday January 26, 2018 4:00pm - 4:53pm CET
F-E104 Faculty of Information Technology (VUT FIT)