[Owasp-Houston] Hands-On Linux Security Workshop

David Nester david at icrew.org
Wed Mar 25 12:43:33 EDT 2009


I wanted to send out a quick announcement for the "ISSA Hands-On Linux  
Security Workshop"



ISSA Hands-On Linux Security Workshop

What the Workshop Will Cover:

    §  Overview
    §  Vulnerabilities
    §  Physical security
    §  Password security
    §  Account and group security
    §  Securing services
    §  Host-based firewalls
    §  IP Tables and IP Chains
    §  Logging
    §  Updating and patching
    §  Wrap-up

This course teaches virtually everything someone needs to know to  
implement the desired level of Linux security.  A basic knowledge of  
Linux is required.


    §  This is an advanced class. A sound working knowledge of UNIX or  
LINUX is required.
    §  A good working knowledge of information security principles and  
practices is helpful.
    §  Each attendee must bring a laptop or system with Debian 4.0 pre- 

Location:  HESS Club, 5430 Westheimer at Yorktown

Date: Wednesday, April 8th.  8:00am - 4:30pm

Who is Leading the Workshop:

Dr. E. Eugene Schultz is an Executive Consultant & Chief Technology  
Officer at Emagined Security. Dr. Schultz is an executive-level  
information security professional, widely known as an information  
security and technical visionary, well-published researcher, and a  
popular speaker. With over 22 years of experience in information  
systems security in positions involving major management, research,  
and technical responsibility; including 10 years of human factors/ 
human computer interaction design and evaluation experience; Dr.  
Schultz was the original project manager for the Department of  
Energy’s Computer Incident Response  (CIAC). Dr. Schultz is the author/ 
co-author of four books, one on Unix security, another on Internet  
security, a third on Windows NT/2000 security, and the latest on  
incident response. He has written over 100 published papers. He is the  
Editor-in-Chief of “Computers and Security”, and was the Editor-in- 
Chief of “Information Security Bulletin” from 2000 through 2001.

Registration for SOUTH TEXAS chapter members: $350
Registration for ISSA members affiliated with another chapter: $395
Registration for Non-members: $495
Registration Link: http://www.acteva.com/booking.cfm?bevaID=179911

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