O'Reilly European Open Source Convention - October 17-20, 2005 - Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Keynote

Computer Security - The Next Fifty Years
Alan Cox, Fellow, Red Hat

Track: Keynote
Date: Tuesday, 18 October 2005
Time: 10:00 - 10:15
Location: Grand Ballroom

Software "engineering" has much to learn from other engineering disciplines if computer software is ever to become reliable. While many are now adopting basic validation tools, not everyone understands this is only the beginning. This talk looks at what can be learned from other industries and at the threats from non-validatable pieces of the system - such as the user.



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