The 2016 Linux Security Summit CFP

As was posted to various mailing lists last week, the Linux Security Summit Call for Participation:

ANNOUNCEMENT AND CALL FOR PARTICIPATION

LINUX SECURITY SUMMIT 2016
25-26 AUGUST
TORONTO, CANADA

DESCRIPTION

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 challenges.

The format of the summit will be:

  • Refereed presentations
  • Discussion topics
  • Subsystem reports
  • Breakout development sessions

WEB SITE

http://events.linuxfoundation.org/events/linux-security-summit

TWITTER

For event updates and announcements, follow: @LinuxSecSummit

DATES / LOCATION

The Linux Security Summit for 2016 will be held August 25th and 26th in Toronto, Canada. It will be co-located with LinuxCon.

The Linux Security Summit CFP is now open, and will close on June 10th.

Accepted speakers will be notified by June 17th.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

We're seeking a diverse range of attendees, and welcome participation by people involved in Linux security development, operations, and research.

The LSS is a unique global event which provides the opportunity to present and discuss your work or research with key Linux security community members and maintainers. It's also useful for those who wish to keep up with the latest in Linux security development, and to provide input to the development process.

CALL FOR PARTICIPATION

The program committee currently seeks proposals for:

  • Refereed Presentations: 45 minutes in length, including at least 10 minutes of discussion. One-page abstracts are encouraged.

  • Discussion Topics: 30 minutes in length.

Topic areas include, but are not limited to:

  • Kernel self-protection
  • Access control
  • Cryptography and key management
  • Integrity control
  • Hardware security
  • Trust systems
  • Storage and file systems
  • Virtualization and containers
  • Case studies
  • Identity management
  • Code analysis
  • Security analytics
  • Secure development and operational practices
  • Emerging technologies, threats & techniques

Proposals should be submitted via the event web site:

http://events.linuxfoundation.org/events/linux-security-summit

PROGRAM COMMITTEE

The Linux Security Summit for 2016 is organized by:

  • James Morris, Oracle
  • Serge Hallyn, Canonical
  • Paul Moore, Red Hat
  • Stephen Smalley, NSA
  • Elena Reshetova, Intel
  • Herbert Xu, Red Hat
  • John Johansen, Canonical
  • Kees Cook, Google
  • Casey Schaufler, Intel
  • Mimi Zohar, IBM

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

lss-pc@lists.linuxfoundation.org