[Volunteers] [pmui@usenix.org: Mention Security Symposium at svlug Meeting tonight (July 6)?]

William R Ward bill at svlug.org
Wed Jul 6 14:29:02 PDT 2005


Bill Kendrick writes:
>Is it alright to post this to the main SVLUG list?
>----- Forwarded message from Peter Mui <pmui at usenix.org> -----
>Date: Wed, 6 Jul 2005 13:39:17 -0700
>From: Peter Mui <pmui at usenix.org>
>Subject: Mention Security Symposium at svlug Meeting tonight (July 6)?
>To: Bill Kendrick <nbs at sonic.net>
>Hi Bill:
>USENIX is holding its Security Symposium starting July 31 in Baltimore. 
> Given tonight's meeting topic, could you please help us get the word 
>out to svlug members and anyone else who might be interested?  Can you 
>post it to the group? The Early-Bird registration ends next Monday, 
>July 11, so people should register by then for the best deal.
>See the text-based symposium announcement below, feel free to edit it 
>as appropriate.  Also, there's a .pdf-based two-page flyer, and buttons 
>and banners to put on web sites at 
>Or let me know if I'm being harassing.
>Thank you and best wishes, -Peter
>Peter Mui
>USENIX Association
>2560 9th Street STE 215
>Berkeley, CA 94710
>510 528 8649 ext. 28
>pmui at usenix.org
>(cut here)
>(EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION ENDS July 11 -- Register Now!!)
>Register for the 14th USENIX Security Symposium July 31-August 5,
>2005, Baltimore, MD
>It happens here first: join us for the latest advances in computer
>system security. As with previous security symposiums, the breadth and
>quality of this year's tutorials, refereed papers, invited talks, and
>participants is excellent.  For the entire program and to register,
>visit http://www.usenix.org/sec05/progm
>Highlights of this year's program include:
>Expanded TRAINING: working experts give you the information,
>techniques, tools, and strategies you need to practice effective
>security tomorrow:
>o  NEW! - Tina Bird: VPN Changes and Secure Remote Access
>o  NEW! - Richard Bejtlich: Responding to Network Incidents
>o  NEW! - Rik Farrow: Thinking Like a Hacker
>o  NEW! - Gary McGraw: Building Security Into Software
>o  NEW! - Tina Bird: Endpoint Enforcement & Network Access Control
>o  NEW! - Sven Dietrich and David Dittrich: DDoS for Fun and Profit
>o  NEW! - Ron Dodge and Dan Ragsdale: Organizing a Cybersecurity 
>o  NEW! - Peter Baer Galvin: Solaris 10 Security
>o  NEW! - Brad C. Johnson and Richard E. Mackey, Jr.: Understanding
>          Security Standards
>o  Richard Bejtlich: Network Security Monitoring with Open Source Tools
>o  Marcus Ranum: System Log Aggregation, Statistics, and Analysis
>PAPERS and INVITED TALKS: luminaries such as Avi Rubin, Ben
>Schneiderman, Vern Paxson, and Neils Provos will present cutting-edge
>issues in topics such as:
>o  Homeland Security: networking, security, and policy
>o  the current state of electronic voting
>o  detecting targeted attacks using shadow honeypots
>o  finding serious bugs in real code
>o  finding security vulnerabilities in java applications
>o  cryptographically-enabled RFID
>Birds-of-a-Feather sessions and Work-in-Progress reports give you a
>preview of next year's news, or present fledgling work of your own and
>get feedback from the audience.
>WHAT:   14th USENIX Security Symposium
>WHEN:   July 31-August 5, 2005
>WHERE:  Baltimore, MD, Sheraton Inner Harbor Hotel
>WHO:    Researchers, System Administrators, Policy Wonks, etc.
>WHY:    To get to and stay on the cutting edge of computer security
>HOW:    Register NOW at http://www.usenix.org/sec05/progm
>Early-Bird registration ends soon!  Register now for the best pricing!
>----- End forwarded message -----
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