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ANNOUNCEMENT AND CALL FOR PARTICIPATION

LINUX SECURITY SUMMIT NORTH AMERICA 2018

27-28 August
VANCOUVER, CANADA
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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.

LSS will be held this year as two separate events, one in North America
(LSS-NA), and one in Europe (LSS-EU), to facilitate broader participation in
Linux Security development. Note that this CFP is for LSS-NA; a separate CFP
will be announced for LSS-EU in May. We encourage everyone to attend both
events.

The program committee currently seeks proposals for:

* Refereed Presentations:
45 minutes in length.

* Panel Discussion Topics:
45 minutes in length.

* Short Topics:
30 minutes in total, including at least 10 minutes discussion.

* BoF Sessions.

Topic areas include, but are not limited to:

* Kernel self-protection
* Access control
* Cryptography and key management
* Integrity control
* Hardware Security
* Iot and embedded security
* Virtualization and containers
* System-specific system hardening
* Case studies
* Security tools
* Security UX
* Emerging technologies, threats & techniques

Proposals should be submitted via:
https://events.linuxfoundation.org/events/linux-security-summit-north-america-2018/program/cfp/


DATES

* CFP Close: June 3, 2018
* CFP Notifications: June 11, 2018
* Schedule Announced: June 25, 2018
* Event: August 27-28, 2018


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.


WEB SITE

https://events.linuxfoundation.org/events/linux-security-summit-north-america-2018/


TWITTER

For event updates and announcements, follow:

https://twitter.com/LinuxSecSummit


PROGRAM COMMITTEE

The program committee for LSS 2018 is:

* James Morris, Microsoft
* Serge Hallyn, Cisco
* Paul Moore, Red Hat
* Stephen Smalley, NSA
* Elena Reshetova, Intel
* John Johansen, Canonical
* Kees Cook, Google
* Casey Schaufler, Intel
* Mimi Zohar, IBM
* David A. Wheeler, Institute for Defense Analyses

The program committee may be contacted as a group via email:
lss-pc () lists.linuxfoundation.org

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