[SASAG] 15th USENIX Security Symposium: July 31-August 4, 2006

Lionel Garth Jones lgj at usenix.org
Fri Jul 7 09:17:05 PDT 2006

15th USENIX Security Symposium: July 31-August 4, 2006
USENIX/ACCURATE Electronic Voting Technology Workshop: August 1, 2006
Vancouver, B.C., Canada
***Early Bird Registration and Hotel Deadline: July 10, 2006

Join us in Vancouver, B.C., Canada, July 31-August 4, 2006, for the 15th
USENIX Security Symposium and the USENIX/ACCURATE E Voting Workshop.

To receive the Early Bird discount for Security '06, please register by
Monday, July 10. PLEASE NOTE: The hotel reservation discount deadline
is also July 10. It is likely that the hotel will sell out
and rooms may not be available after the 10th. Please book today!

Want to know more about Security '06? Check out the program highlights.

1. Tutorial topics include:

--  Understanding and Addressing the Threat of Internet Worms, taught by
Vern Paxon, Stefan Savage, Geoff Voelker, and Nicholas Weaver

--  TCP/IP Weapons School, taught by Richard Bejtlich

--  Measuring Security, taught by Dan Geer

--  Introduction to Practical Cryptography, taught by Steven M. Bellovin

To view the entire training program, see:

2. Invited Talks featuring industry luminaries discussing timely and
important topics, such as:

--  Keynote address by former senior White House Advisor Richard A.
Clarke, Chairman, Good Harbor Consulting LLC: "The Current State of the
War on Terrorism and What It Means for Homeland Security and Technology"

--  "Signaling Vulnerabilities in Law Enforcement Wiretapping Systems,"
by Matt Blaze, University of Pennsylvania

--  "Turing Around the Security Problem," by Crispin Cowan, Director of
Software Engineering, Novell

--  "DRM Wars: The Next Generation," by Ed Felten, Princeton University

--  Expert-led panel on "Major Blunders of the Past 30 Years"

To view all the invited talks, see:

The Technical Sessions will also include:

--  Refereed Papers track

--  Poster Session

--  Work-in-Progress reports (WiPs)

And that's just the beginning. To see the full list of offerings, visit:

Don't forget:
--  Register at the headquarters hotel by July 10, 2006, to ensure you 
have a
room in the conference hotel:

--  Traveling from outside Canada? Find out what you need to know at

--  Take advantage of the multiple employee discount for groups sending
5 or more:

2006 USENIX/ACCURATE Electronic Voting Technology Workshop (EVT '06)
August 1, 2006
Vancouver, B.C., Canada
Sponsored by USENIX, The Advanced Computing Systems Association, and
ACCURATE, A Center for Correct, Usable, Reliable, Auditable, and
Transparent Elections
Register online by July 17, 2006

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