Linux Security Summit 2015

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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 2015 will be held across 20 and 21 August in Seattle, WA, USA. It will be co-located with LinuxCon and other events.

All attendees and presenters must be registered to attend LinuxCon.

Registration and general event details may be found here:

Call for Participation

The program committee currently seeks 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
  • Cryptography
  • Integrity control
  • Hardware security
  • Networking
  • Storage
  • Virtualization
  • Desktop
  • Tools
  • Management
  • Case studies
  • Emerging technologies, threats & techniques

The CFP is open until 5th June. Accepted speakers will be notified by 12th June. Proposals should be submitted in plain text via email to the program committee at:

Abstracts should be approximately 150 words in total.

Program Committee

The Linux Security Summit for 2015 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: