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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. Schedule

   See the Schedule for a timetable of the summit and talk abstracts.
       Printable version 


   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_)


   Linux Security Summit 2010 - last year's event, held in Boston.
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