[ubuntu-hardened] [ANN] Linux Security Summit 2012 - Announcement and CFP
jmorris at namei.org
Thu Apr 12 13:36:34 UTC 2012
ANNOUNCEMENT AND CALL FOR PARTICIPATION
LINUX SECURITY SUMMIT 2012
SAN DIEGO, CA, USA
The Linux Security Summit (LSS) 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:
* Refereed presentations
* Short talks
* Roundtable discussions
* Breakout development sessions
DATES / LOCATION
The Linux Security Summit for 2012 will be held across 30 and 31 August
in San Diego, CA, USA. It will be co-located with LinuxCon, as well
as Linux Plumbers and the Kernel Summit.
Note that Linux Security Summit attendees and speakers must be registered
to attend LinuxCon. See the LinuxCon site for details on registration,
travel, and accommodation:
The Linux Security Summit CFP is now open, and will close on 23rd of May.
Accepted speakers will be notified by 1st of June.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
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.
CALL FOR PARTICIPATION
The program committee currently seeks proposals for:
* Refereed Presentations:
45 minutes in length, including at least 10 minutes of discussion.
Papers are encouraged.
* Short Talks:
30 minutes in length, discussion-oriented. Slides should be minimal.
* Roundtable Discussion Topics
Topic areas include, but are not limited to:
* System hardening
* Access control
* Integrity control
* Hardware security
* Case studies
* Emerging technologies, threats & techniques
Proposals should be submitted in plain text via email to the program
committee at: lss-pc (_at_) ext.namei.org
Abstracts should be approximately 150 words in total.
The Linux Security Summit for 2012 is organized by:
* James Morris, Oracle
* Serge Hallyn, Canonical
* Paul Moore, Red Hat
* Stephen Smalley, NSA
* Joshua Brindle, Tresys
* Tetsuo Handa, NTT Data
* Herbert Xu, Red Hat
* John Johansen, Canonical
* Kees Cook, Google
* Casey Schaufler, Intel
The program committee may be contacted as a group via email:
lss-pc (_at_) ext.namei.org
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