Lionel Garth Jones on 22 May 2009 10:44:02 -0700

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[PLUG] USENIX Security '09 Registration Now Open

You're invited to join us at the 18th USENIX Security Symposium, August
10-14, 2009, in Montreal, Canada. USENIX Security '09 will help you stay
ahead of the game by offering cutting-edge research on topics ranging
from malware detection through applied cryptography to securing Web apps
and more.

* The USENIX Security '09 training program can help you learn the latest
on topics such as:

-- Building Secure Android Applications

-- Learning Reverse Engineering: A Highly Immersive Approach (2-Day

-- Securing Citrix XenServer and VMware ESX Server Experts such as  
Patrick McDaniel, William Enck, Golden G. Richard III,
Frank Adelstein, and Phil Cox will give you the information, techniques,
tools, and strategies you need to practice effective security today--and

* Don't miss the keynote address, "Android: Securing a Mobile Platform
from the Ground Up," by Rich Cannings and David Bort of the Google  
Android Project.

* The invited talks cover a number of timely topics, including:

-- "Top Ten Web Hacking Techniques of 2008: 'What's possible, not
probable,'" by Jeremiah Grossman, WhiteHat Security

-- "Modern Exploitation and Memory Protection Bypasses," by Alexander
Sotirov, Independent Security Researcher

-- "How the Pursuit of Truth Led Me to Selling Viagra," by Vern Paxson,
International Computer Science Institute and University of California,

-- "What IE8 is Doing to Make the Web Safer," by Dean Hachmovitch,

-- And more . . .

* The 26 refereed papers present the new research in a variety of
subject areas, including memory safety, RFID, network security, and
attacks on privacy.

* Join colleagues with similar interests for thought-provoking
discussions at the evening Birds-of-a-Feather sessions.

* Share a provocative opinion, interesting preliminary work, or a cool
idea that will spark discussion at the poster session. To submit a
poster, please send a 1-5 page proposal, in PDF or PostScript, to by Friday, June 12, 2009.

* Get a preview of next year's news or present your own new work and get
audience feedback at the Work-in-Progress reports (WiPs). Speakers
should submit a one- or two-paragraph abstract to
by 6:00 p.m. EDT on Tuesday, August 11, 2009.

Whether you're a researcher, a system administrator, or a policy
wonk, come to the 18th USENIX Security Symposium to find out how
changes in computer security are going to affect you. Please see to register today!

We look forward to seeing you in Montreal, August 10-14, 2009.

For the USENIX Security '09 Program Committee,

Fabian Monrose, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
USENIX Security '09 Program Chair

P.S. Workshops will be held in conjunction with the main conference.
EVT/WOTE '09 will take place August 10-11. CSET '09 and WOOT '09 will
take place on August 10. HotSec '09 and MetriCon 4.0 will take place on
August 11. For more information, see

P.P.S. Help us promote! Please help us spread the word by displaying a
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18th USENIX Security Symposium
August 10-14, 2009
Montreal, Canada
Early Bird Registration Deadline: July 20, 2009
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