LinuxWorld Opens in NYC

A revised LinuxWorld that focuses on Linux and open-source applications for business users opens in New York with a keynote on information security. (Linux-Watch)

LinuxWorld OpenSolutions Summit takes place this week, Feb. 14-15, in New York at the New York Marriott Marquis on Time Square. This is a regional and vertically focused business conference that addresses the needs and interests of IT professionals involved in the deployment of Linux and open-source solutions.

During the conference, attendees will network with their business-oriented Linux peers and learn from their experiences—mistakes and successes—through case studies.

The conference will also feature in-depth technical presentations by leading Linux and open-source experts. Among others, Linux-Watchs own Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols will be speaking.

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The event will also have a "Sponsor Showcase" where sponsors will display the latest Linux and open-source products and technologies.

The conference starts with a keynote address from internationally renowned security technologist and author Bruce Schneier on Feb. 14 at 9:00 a.m. Schneiers presentation, entitled "The Economics of Information Security," will address the hot and rapidly growing field of research focusing on economics and computer security.

Additional keynotes will be delivered by Debra Anderson, CIO at Novell, and Randy Allen, Corporate Vice President of the Server and Workstation Division at AMD.

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