USENIX Security '08 Registration Now Open

USENIX Security '08 Registration Now Open
USENIX Security '08 Registration Now Open

Forwarded from: Lionel Garth Jones 

Dear Colleague:

You're invited to join us at the 17th USENIX Security Symposium, July 
28-August 1, 2008, in San Jose, CA. USENIX Security '08 will help you 
stay ahead of the game by offering cutting-edge research on topics 
ranging from Web security through network defenses to cryptographic keys 
and more.

* The USENIX Security '08 training program can help you learn the latest 
  on topics such as:

-- Botnets: Understanding and Defense

-- Computer Forensics

-- Understanding and Deploying Trusted Hardware

Experts such as Bruce Potter, Simson Garfinkel, Radu Sion, and Sean 
Smith will give you the information, techniques, tools, and strategies 
you need to practice effective security today--and tomorrow.

* Don't miss the keynote address by Debra Bowen, 
  California Secretary of State

* The invited talks cover a number of timely topics, including:

-- "Hackernomics," by Hugh Thompson, People Security

-- "Managing Insecurity: Practitioner Reflections on Social Costs of 
Security," by Darren Lacey, Johns Hopkins University/Johns Hopkins 

-- And more...

* The 27 refereed papers present the best new research in a variety of 
  subject areas, including voting and trusted systems, privacy, and 
  botnet detection.

* Join colleagues with similar interests for thought-provoking 
  discussions at the evening Birds-of-a-Feather sessions.

* Share a provocative opinion, interesting preliminary work, or a cool 
  idea that will spark discussion at the poster session. To submit a 
  poster, please send a 1-5 page proposal, in PDF or PostScript, to by Friday, June 13, 2008. 

* Get a preview of next year's news or present your own new work and get 
  audience feedback at the Work-in-Progress reports (WiPs) session. 
  Speakers should submit a one- or two-paragraph abstract to by 6:00 p.m. PDT on Wednesday, July 30, 2008. 

Whether you're a researcher, a system administrator, or a policy wonk, 
come to the 17th USENIX Security Symposium to find out how changes in 
computer security are going to affect you. Please see to register today! 

We look forward to seeing you in San Jose, July 28-August 1, 2008.

For the USENIX Security '08 Program Committee,

Paul Van Oorschot, Carleton University
USENIX Security '08 Program Chair
sec08chair (at)

P.S. Workshops will be held in conjunction with the main conference. EVT 
'08 will take place July 28-29. CSET '08 and WOOT '08 will take place on 
July 28. HotSec '08 and MetriCon 3.0 will take place on July 29. For 
more information, see: 

17th USENIX Security Symposium
July 28-August 1, 2008
San Jose, CA 
Early Bird Registration Deadline: July 14, 2008

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