Vol 71 Issue 3 2004-01-19 Article 11930 from section "Events"

February 5-6, San Diego, CA

The 11th Annual Network and Distributed System Security Symposium
(NDSS'04) will be held February 5-6, 2004, in San Diego, CA. Topics
include network security protocols, biometrics, IPsec and more.

Attendees include security researchers and experts from public and
private sectors who design, develop, exploit and deploy the technologies
that define network and distributed system security.

NDSS'04 combines sessions on technical papers and panels on new and
practical approaches to security problems.

Program members come from universities such as Stanford, the University
of Maryland, Rice University, Columbia University, Johns Hopkins, UC
Irvine, Cornell, MIT and others, and from companies such as IBM, Sun,
Microsoft, and other agencies such as DARPA. The event is sponsored by
The Internet Society (ISOC).

There will be a series of lectures on selected topics in information
security. The lectures include:
- Biometrics: A System Security View
- PKI Models: What's Trust Got to Do with It?
- Improving Certification Authority Security Using Smart Crypto Modules
- Who Goes There? Authentication Through the Lens of Privacy
- IPsec: It's Not Just Encryption
- Securing the Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)

Full day tutorials will cover network security protocols, IPsec,
language-based security and best practices in software security.

Details at

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