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Secure Trusted OS Consortium Announces 5th Annual Symposium

Secure Trusted Operating System Consortium Announces Fifth Annual Symposium

“Security: From Theory to Practice” Focus of Event

Washington, DC., September 17, 2003 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, President’s
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

About STOS
The STOS Consortium represents the formal coordination of Federal, Academia
and Industry into an environment of open collaboration to enhance the
security of Operating Systems built on the Darwin Open Source project at

The Consortium plays the role of leader and coordinator between parties
involved in requesting, researching and developing security enhancements
and secure system services.

Learn more about STOS by visiting (

About the The Morris & Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation Conference Center

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