Cndnsd Vrsn: 4 PM Thursday April 6 ACS Room 123-- Cyberterrorism
The first April meeting of the Front Range UNIX Users Group will be held at
4:00 P.M. on Thursday April 6.
The recent denial-of-service attacks on major Web sites around
the country has brought about an increasing awareness of the
potential of cyberterrorism. Rob Kolstad will discuss
cyberterrorism in the context of a presentation given to
security organizations and corporations across the United States.
Rob's talk addresses the ease with which hackers can penetrate the
critical systems and potentially destroy the fabric of the network
economy's infrastructure. The talk will be followed by a discussion
and analysis of how to best convey messages about cyberterrorism
to the general public.
Rob is the former president of Berkeley Software Design, Inc. (BSDI),
former SANS program manager, and now finds himself in the throes of a one
Rob is an entertaining and well-known speaker in the UNIX community with
interests including optimization, promoting computing as a profession,
Rob will be talking at SAGE
later that same evening.
This meeting will be in room 123 of
the CU Academic Computing Center building at Arapahoe and Marine Streets in
Boulder. Marine St intersects Arapahoe at 38th St; the Computing Center is
on the southwest corner.
Notes and resources from our other past meetings are available at
Please check in for a write-up on our last meeting on Barb Dijker's talk
On April 25th, we're planning a meeting by Steve Giles on Open Source and
The FRUUG library is populated with a large new collection of
titles from New Riders Publishing, including:
From Addison Wesley this month, we've received:
- Understanding Directory Services, by Beth and Dough Sheresh
- Cisco Router Configuration and Troubleshooting, by Mark Tripod
- Network Intrusion Detection: An Analyst's Handbook, by Stephen Northcutt
- MySQL, by Paul DuBois
- Linux System Administration, by Carling, Degler, and Dennis
- Linux Essential Reference, by Ed Petron
- Linux Firewalls, by Robert L. Ziegler
- Solaris Essential Reference, by John P. Mulligan
And from O'Reilly, we have:
- The New X Window System; A complete Internet Architecture, by
Charles F. Bowman
- The Unicode Standard Version 3.0, by the Unicode Consortium
- LDAP Programming with Java, by Rob Weltman and Tony Dahbura
- Ethernet, The Definitive Guide, by Charles E. Spurgeon
You may check books out using your business card as your library card;
you must be on the membership list to check books out. Books are due at the
meeting following the one in which they are checked out.
We have recently updated our
overdue book list; please make
sure that, if we list your name, it's not in error.
We count on you returning books on time so that other members
may have the chance to use them as well.
Remember that your FRUUG membership entitles you to 20% off
books from O'Reilly & Associates when ordered through their
toll-free number, (800) 998-9938. Mention discount code DSUG.
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