EFF Staff Technologist Seth Schoen to Teach Trusted Computing Class
Programmer/activist Seth Schoen will conduct a free all-day technical tutorial on trusted computing technologies at Mountain View's Freedom Technology Center on January 24, 2004.
So-called trusted computing technologies have raised a tremendous amount of controversy. They have been condemned as Orwellian and promoted as a means of stopping the ravages of computer viruses and limiting the power of intruders.
The class will explain in depth how trusted computing technologies actually work, drawing from published and proposed source code and specifications. Students will gain the ability both to interact and interoperate with trusted computing technologies and to understand the privacy and business threats that trusted computing poses.
Seth Schoen, Staff Technologist at the Electronic Frontier Foundation, is uniquely qualified to conduct the tutorial. He wrote "Trusted Computing: Promise and Risk", EFF's report on trusted computing, following briefings from industry and academic experts on all sides of trusted computing.
To register or to find for more information, visit the Freedom Technology Center Web site. This class is free of charge, but space is limited and pre-registration is required.
The Freedom Technology Center is a new non-profit IT training facility located in downtown Mountain View, California. The center recently was the site of the first public demonstration of the first all-open-source system on a chip from OpenCores developer Damjan Lampret.
Starting on February 9, 2004, the Freedom Technology Center will host a newly updated series of Linux certification classes to prepare students for the Linux Professional Institute exams, taught by noted author and consultant Jim Dennis.
Don Marti is Editor in Chief of Linux Journal.
|PostgreSQL, the NoSQL Database||Jan 29, 2015|
|HPC Cluster Grant Accepting Applications!||Jan 28, 2015|
|Sharing Admin Privileges for Many Hosts Securely||Jan 28, 2015|
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.1 beta available on IBM Power Platform||Jan 23, 2015|
|Designing with Linux||Jan 22, 2015|
|Wondershaper—QOS in a Pinch||Jan 21, 2015|
- PostgreSQL, the NoSQL Database
- Sharing Admin Privileges for Many Hosts Securely
- HPC Cluster Grant Accepting Applications!
- Internet of Things Blows Away CES, and it May Be Hunting for YOU Next
- Non-Linux FOSS: Animation Made Easy
- Wondershaper—QOS in a Pinch
- Ideal Backups with zbackup
- Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.1 beta available on IBM Power Platform
- Designing with Linux
- Hats Off to Mozilla
Editorial Advisory Panel
Thank you to our 2014 Editorial Advisors!
- Jeff Parent
- Brad Baillio
- Nick Baronian
- Steve Case
- Chadalavada Kalyana
- Caleb Cullen
- Keir Davis
- Michael Eager
- Nick Faltys
- Dennis Frey
- Philip Jacob
- Jay Kruizenga
- Steve Marquez
- Dave McAllister
- Craig Oda
- Mike Roberts
- Chris Stark
- Patrick Swartz
- David Lynch
- Alicia Gibb
- Thomas Quinlan
- Carson McDonald
- Kristen Shoemaker
- Charnell Luchich
- James Walker
- Victor Gregorio
- Hari Boukis
- Brian Conner
- David Lane