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Speakers Announced for the AUUG Security Symposium 2004

  • 23 January, 2004 10:47

<p><b>AUUG announces the speakers and program for the AUUG Security
2004 to be held on 20 February 2004 in Canberra.</b></p>
SYDNEY, Australia -- 22 January, 2004 -- AUUG, the organisation for
UNIX and Open Source professionals, today announced the speakers and
for the third annual AUUG Security Symposium. The symposium provides a
forum for discussion of security technologies, techniques and
Participants will come from government agencies, the academic sector,
local, national and international organizations.</p>
<p>The symposium is unashamedly for the practitioner in the field who
to gain and share knowledge about how to secure their systems. It aims
to fill a gap in the Australian conference scene between the high cost
commercial conferences where attendees hear mainly marketing pitches
the academic based research conferences.</p>
<p>With the growing importance of Open Source, Open Standards and
to both Government and industry, the symposium is a valuable resource
meeting place for users, developers and vendors wanting to minimise
<p>Symposium papers and speakers include:</p>
"Walls of Adamant, Foundations of Quicksand", Brian Denehy, 90East</li>
"Security Risk Management Overview", Dr Lawrie Brown, School of
Australian Defence Force Academy</li>
"Linux Kernel Hacking for Network Security", Bob Edwards, Department of
Computer Science, ANU</li>
"Single System Image security", Ian Latter, IT Services, Macquarie
"A New Approach for Defeating DDoS Attack", Wei Shi and Wanlei Zhou,
of Information Technology, Deakin University</li>
"Virtualisation", Dan Shearer</li>
"Online Authentication and Encryption Processes", John Brunker,
Archives of Australia</li>
"Applying PGP to combat spam and malware", Ben Elliston</li>
"Modern NetBSD Security Features", Luke Mewburn, The NetBSD Foundation</li>
"Running Services In an Emulator Sandbox", Rusty Russell, IBM Linux
"I am Not a Target to Hackers", Ron Brandis, Electronic Warfare
The full programme and abstracts for most papers can be view online at
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Those wishing to attend need to register using the form available at
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<p><b>Key Partner in the event:</b> <a href="">Fortinet</a><br/></p>
<p>The "AUUG Security Symposium 2004" will be held at the Novotel
65 Northbourne Avenue, Canberra ACT on Friday, 20 February 2004.</p>
<p>Both AUUG members and non-members can attend with discounts for AUUG
members, members of affiliated organizations and students. Registration
for the symposium is $150 for AUUG members, $210 for non-members and
for students.</p>
<b>About AUUG Incorporated</b>
AUUG Inc. is the Australian UNIX and Open Systems User Group, the
for UNIX and Open Source professionals. Dating from 1975, AUUG is a
body with chapters that organise local activities in most capital
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Previous AUUG press releases can be viewed at <a href=""></a></p>
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<b>Press Contact</b>
Gordon Hubbard
Treasurer, AUUG Inc.
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Tel: 02 9659 9590
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