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Daniel J Walsh 06-17-2010 12:27 PM

Fwd: Linux Security Summit 2010 - Schedule Published
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Subject: [ANNOUNCE] Linux Security Summit 2010 - Schedule Published
Date: Thu, 17 Jun 2010 09:12:09 +1000 (EST)
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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_)


[1] LSS 2010:
[2] LinuxCon:

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