Linux Security Summit 2014
From Linux Kernel Security Subsystem
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.
The format of the summit will be:
- Refereed presentations
- Subsystem updates
- Breakout development sessions
The Linux Security Summit for 2014 will be held across 18 and 19 August in Chicago, USA. It will be co-located with LinuxCon, along with the Kernel Summit and other events.
All attendees and presenters must be registered to attend LinuxCon.
 Day 1 (Monday 18th August)
|09:00||Keynote Talk||James Bottomley, Parallels|
|10:00||Verified Component Firmware||Kees Cook, Google|
|10:45||Protecting the Android TCB with SELinux||Stephen Smalley, NSA|
|11:45||Tizen, Security and the Internet of Things||Casey Schaufler, Intel|
|12:30||Lunch (self-funded at a nearby location)|
|14:00||Capsicum on Linux||David Drysdale, Google|
|14:45||Quantifying and Reducing the Kernel Attack Surface||Anil Kurmus, IBM|
|15:45||Extending the Linux Integrity Subsystem for TCB Protection||David Safford & Mimi Zohar, IBM|
|16:30||Trusted Kernel Lock-down Patch Series (discussion)||Kees Cook, Google|
 Day 2 (Tuesday 19th August)
|09:00||SELinux update||Paul Moore, Red Hat|
|09:40||Integrity update||Mimi Zohar, IBM|
|10:00||Smack update||Casey Schaufler, Intel|
|10:30||Break-out Session #1|
|12:00||Lunch (self-funded at a nearby location)|
|13:30||EXT4 Encryption (discussion)||Michael Halcrow & Ted Ts'o, Google|
|14:45||Application Confinement with User Namespaces||Serge Hallyn & Stéphane Graber, Canonical|
|15:30||Break-out Session #2|
 Call for Participation
The CFP is now closed.
The program committee
currently seeks sought proposals for:
- Refereed Presentations: 45 minutes in length, including at least 10 minutes of discussion. Papers are encouraged.
- Discussion Topics: 30 minutes in length.
Topic areas include, but are not limited to:
- System hardening
- Access control
- Integrity control
- Hardware security
- Case studies
- Emerging technologies, threats & techniques
Proposals should be submitted in plain text via email to the program committee at: lss-pc (_at_) ext.namei.org
Abstracts should be approximately 150 words in total.
 Program Committee
The Linux Security Summit for 2014 is organized by:
- James Morris, Oracle
- Serge Hallyn, Canonical
- Paul Moore, Red Hat
- Stephen Smalley, NSA
- Joshua Brindle, Quark Security
- Herbert Xu, Red Hat
- John Johansen, Canonical
- Kees Cook, Google
- Casey Schaufler, Intel
- Mimi Zohar, IBM
The program committee may be contacted as a group via email: lss-pc [at] lists.linuxfoundation.org