I sat on a couple of panels:
- OS Vendor Panel with Microsoft and Red Hat
- Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP - pronounced "ess CAP" )Panel
It was a great conference and below is the framework and the agenda.
|National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), National Security Agency, Defense Information Systems Agency, Department of Homeland Security. |
|Public and Private Sector. Executives, Security Managers and staff, Information Technology (IT) professionals, and Developers and Integrators of Software Products and Services. |
|Conference, Tutorials, and Workshop. |
| Provide a common understanding for using specific open standards and new security technologies across various domains of interest including Cloud Computing, Health Information Technology (IT)/Health Information Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA), Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) 140, and Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP) implementations. This conference will also provide tutorials and workshop regarding Department of Commerce, Department of Defense, and Department of Homeland Security technologies and initiatives.. |
- This conference is growing at a tremendous rate.
- SCAP is very real and very important.
- The quality of the attendees were very impressive.
- The vendor exhibits were very informative.
- There is a genuine outreach to vendors from the community and from the vendors to the community.
- It was great seeing so many long time friends at this conference.
- The food in Baltimore is always great :-)