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Linux Security Summit 2010


The aim of the Linux Security Summit is to provide forum for collaboration between Linux OS security developers, researchers, and end users. It will be held will in conjunction with LinuxCon Boston.

The format of the summit will be:

  • Selected presentations
  • Lightning talks
  • Q&A panel sessions

Topic areas include, but are not limited to:

  • System hardening
  • Access control
  • Cryptography
  • Integrity control
  • Hardware security
  • Networking
  • Storage
  • Virtualization
  • Desktop
  • Tools
  • Management
  • Case studies
  • Emerging technologies, threats & techniques


9th of August, 2010

(extra day possibly TBA)


Renaissance Boston Waterfront, Boston, MA (see the LinuxCon site for more details)


Attendance will be open to registered LinuxCon attendees. Presentations will be selected via a CFP process by the program committee.

Call for Participation

The CfP will be announced soon.


If you're attending, or interested in following the event, subscribe to the Linux Security Summit mailing list:

This is for general discussion, event updates etc., and will also be used to estimate attendance numbers, so do please subscribe if you are planning to attend.

Program committee

  • 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
  • Andrew G. Morgan, Google
  • Kees Cook, Canonical
  • Casey Schaufler, Smack Project

To contact the committee, send email to: lss-pc (_at_)

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