We all know the security conference schedule is already overcrowded, but there’s always room for another good one. The folks at USENIX this summer will be putting on a new workshop called WOOT–Workshop on Offensive Technologies–at their annual security conference here in Boston. According to the workshop’s site, it will be focused on understanding new attacks. It will be by invitation only, but if the makeup of the program committee is any indication of the level of content WOOT will have, I’d suggest calling in any favors you can to wangle an invitation to this one. Greg Hoglund, Nate Lawson, Halvar Flake, David Litchfield and Thomas Ptacek are all on the committee. Not too shabby.
The call for papers for the conference has just been posted, so if you want to guarantee yourself a spot, submit a cool paper. Maybe something on, oh, rootkits, or reverse engineering might grab the committee’s attention.