Linux Security Summit 2011

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Linux Security Summit 2011

Latest News

  • 15 Jun 2011: The schedule is now published.
  • 30 May 2011: The CFP is now closed.


The Linux Security Summit (LSS) is a technical forum for collaboration between Linux developers, researchers, and end users. Its aim is to foster community efforts in analyzing and solving Linux security challenges.

The format of the summit will be:

  • Selected brief presentations
  • In-depth roundtable discussions


The Linux Security Summit for 2011 will be held on the 8th of September at the Hyatt Vinyard Creek in Santa Rosa, CA, USA.

It will be co-located with Linux Plumbers Conference (LPC), and located in the Sonoma Mountain conference room.

Note that Linux Security Summit attendees and speakers must be registered to attend LPC.

See the LPC site for full details on registration, travel, and accommodation.



  • CFP open: 4th April 2011
  • CFP close: 27th May 2011
  • Speaker notification: 1st June 2011
  • Event: 8th September 2011


The event is open to all registered LPC attendees.

You do not have to be a "security person" to attend -- we're seeking a diverse range of attendees, and welcome the participation of general developers, researchers, operations, and end-users.

Mailing list

Everyone planning to attend should join the event mailing list:

Updates and announcements about the event will also be sent to the list.

Program Committee

The Linux Security Summit for 2011 is organized by:

  • James Morris, Red Hat
  • Serge Hallyn, Canonical
  • Paul Moore, HP
  • Stephen Smalley, NSA
  • Joshua Brindle, Tresys
  • Tetsuo Handa, NTT Data
  • Herbert Xu, Red Hat
  • John Johansen, Canonical
  • Kees Cook, Canonical
  • Casey Schaufler, Smack Project

The program committee may be contacted as a group via email: lss-pc (_at_)