[ubuntu-hardened] [ANNOUNCE] Linux Security Summit 2010 - Schedule Published

James Morris jmorris at namei.org
Thu Jun 17 00:12:09 BST 2010


                     LINUX SECURITY SUMMIT 2010 (BOSTON)

                             PROGRAM SCHEDULE



  This is to announce the program schedule for the upcoming Linux
  Security Summit [1], to be held on Monday 9th August in Boston in
  conjunction with LinuxCon [2].
  Following a round of voting by the Program Committee, the following
  proposals were selected as main talks:
    * "Recent Advances in the SELinux Sandbox"
            Dan Walsh, Red Hat
    * "in ur webserver, writin ur logs"
            Joshua Brindle, Tresys
    * "Integrating Security into Vyatta"
            Stephen Hemminger, Vyatta
    * "MSF Security Framework Overview"
            Elena Reshetova, Nokia
    * "Access Control in the MSF Security Framework"
            Janne Karhunen, Nokia

    * "Linux Security in 10 Years"
            Brad Spengler, grsecurity
    * "Using EVM to protect security extended attributes"
            Mimi Zohar, IBM
    * "Secstate: Integrating SCAP and Puppet for System Lockdown"
            Karl MacMillan, Tresys
    * "Widely Used But Out-Of-Tree"
            Kees Cook, Canonical
    * "Linux Security Usability"
            Z. Cliffe Schreuders, Murdoch University
    * "System Security Services Daemon (SSSD)"
            Stephen Gallagher, Red Hat 

  We will also hold a panel session, kicking off with a discussion on "The
  Viability of a Standard Linux Security API", followed by open Q&A and
  lightning talks.
  Full details of the program, including abstracts, may be found at:


  The Linux Security Summit is a technical forum for collaboration
  between Linux developers, researchers, and end users.  Its primary aim
  is to foster community efforts in analyzing and solving Linux security

  The format of the summit will be:
    * Selected brief presentations
    * Lightning talks
    * Q&A panel sessions 


  The Linux Security Summit for 2010 will be held on the 9th of August in
  Boston, USA.  It will be co-located with LinuxCon [2], at the
  Renaissance Boston Waterfront.
  Note that Linux Security Summit attendees must be registered to attend
  LinuxCon.  See the LinuxCon site for details on registration, travel,
  and accommodation.


  The event is open to all registered LinuxCon attendees.
  You do not have to be a "security person" to attend -- we're seeking a
  diverse range of attendees, and welcome the participation of general
  developers, researchers, operations, and end-users.

  There will be panel and lightning talks sessions in addition to brief,
  selected presentations, with a strong focus on discussion.

  Lightning talks and discussion panel agendas will be coordinated closer
  to the event on the event mailing list, and on-site.


  Everyone planning to attend should join the event mailing list:
  Coordination of panel discussions and lightning talks will occur on the
  list.  Updates and announcements about the event will also be sent to
  the list.


  Please also note the Linux Security Summit web site:
  which will be kept updated with all available information on the event.


  The Linux Security Summit for 2010 is organized by:

    * James Morris, Red Hat
    * Serge Hallyn, IBM
    * Paul Moore, HP
    * Stephen Smalley, NSA
    * Joshua Brindle, Tresys
    * Tetsuo Handa, NTT Data
    * Herbert Xu, Red Hat
    * John Johansen, Canonical
    * Kees Cook, Canonical
    * Casey Schaufler, Smack Project 

  The program committee may be contacted as a group via email:

     lss-pc (_at_) ext.namei.org

  [1] LSS 2010: https://security.wiki.kernel.org/index.php/LinuxSecuritySummit2010
  [2] LinuxCon: http://events.linuxfoundation.org/events/linuxcon


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