The Secure Trusted Operating System Consortium Announced Fifth Annual Symposium

The Secure Trusted Operating System (STOS) Consortium has announced a date for its fifth annual symposium. The symposium will be held at George Washington University from December 1st until the 5th. Featured at the symposium will be tutorials, presentations, and sessions regarding security aspects of Mac OS X and BSD systems. From STOS:

The Secure Trusted Operating System Consortium (STOS) announced today it will hold its fifth annual symposium December 1-5, 2003 at George Washington University in Washington, DC. The symposium will feature tutorials, paper presentations, and Birds of a Feather sessions concerning creating and deploying secure and trusted systems, Mac OS X and BSD systems and the applications that run on them.

The symposium will be held at The Morris & Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation Conference Center on the campus of The George Washington University. Before October 31, 2003 Registration for both the presentations and the comprehensive hands-on tutorials will be $695.

A sampling of presenters at past symposia include representatives from Apple Computer, Entrust Technologies, the National Security Agency, the Naval Post Graduate School, Network Associates Laboratories, Presidentis Critical Infrastructure Protection Board, DARPA, Network Associates, Schlumberger, Department of NAVY, The Open Group, Hyperdigm Research, and Sandia National Labs.

The symposium is ideal for system and lab administrators, programmers, developers, strategists, consultants and other technical staff involved in the design, development, deployment and securing of Mac OS X and BSD systems. Anyone for whom security is a requirement and not just a desire should attend this event. It is a premier networking and learning opportunity.

You can get more information at the Secure Trusted Operating System Consortiumis Web site.