[Secgeeks] [Fwd: [Novalug] DC Chapter of ACM Presentation on "Realistic Security" on 21 May 2007]
David A. Cafaro
dac at cafaro.net
Wed May 9 12:40:00 EDT 2007
Thought a few might be interested. I'm very curious on the
recommendations for dealing with "uncooperative people" :-).
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From: William Fielder <winter at frostmarch.com>
To: DC Lug <dclug at tux.org>, novalug at calypso.tux.org
Subject: [Novalug] DC Chapter of ACM Presentation on "Realistic
Security" on 21 May 2007
Date: Wed, 09 May 2007 11:53:12 -0400
Dear Friends of the DC Chapter of the ACM:
The DC Chapter of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), in
collaboration with the student ACM chapter at George Washington
University, proudly presents the May 2007 Lecture:
Speaker: Dr. Steven M. Bellovin
Steven Bellovin is a professor in the Computer Science department at
Columbia University, where he does research on networks, security, and
why the two don't get along. He is a member of the National Academy
of Engineering and has served as a Security Area director for the
Internet Engineering Task Force. He is a co-author of the book
"Firewalls and Internet Security: Repelling the Wily Hacker", as well
as the author of a number of RFCs and technical papers.
As a graduate student he was one of the creators of USENET.
Topic: Realistic Security
A discussion of the security problems faced by companies in today's
Internet. The talk will cover security policy, threat analysis,
defense in depth, and designing acceptable security that acknowledges
corporate culture, buggy code, failed hardware, and uncooperative
When: Monday, 21 May 2007. 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
George Washington University Campus
Marvin Center, Dorothy Betts Marvin Theatre (1st Floor)
800 21st Street NW
Washington, DC 20052
The building has entrances both on H Street between 21st and
22nd Streets, and on 21st Street between H and I Streets. Near
Foggy Bottom Metro Station.
This lecture is free and open to the public. ACM membership is not
required to attend.
Light refreshments will be served before the lecture.
After the lecture, anyone who is interested in celebrating the rebirth
of the DC ACM chapter is welcome to join us for an after-lecture drink
at Kinkead's. It's an upscale ($$) bar on I street between 19th and
20th NW, facing Pennsylvania Avenue.
Acting Chair of DC Chapter of ACM
wfielder at acm.org or winter at frostmarch.com
David Cafaro <dac at cafaro.net>
Cafaro's Ramblings: http://www.cafaro.net
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