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STOS Symposium 2004

George Washington University
Washington, D.C.
October 4-8, 2004


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Highlights from the 2003 Symposium

GCN.com – Long road ahead for biometrics, developer says - (Dec 5 2003)
A gathering of open-source software developers in Washington heard yesterday that niche biometrics applications are not yet mature or scalable enough for widespread use.

GCN.com – Wireless contestants will try to cobble together a network - (Dec 4 2003)
The Urban Wireless Challenge is being held in conjunction with the Secure Trusted OS Consortium Symposium, being held in Washington.
GCN.com – Researcher: Open-source software could bolster government security - (Dec 4 2003)
Federal procurement requirements put open-source software at a disadvantage in the government market, making government systems less secure, a former program manager with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency said.
GCN.com – Researcher says e-voting cant be counted on yet - (Dec 3 2003)
Inherent flaws in complex software make electronic voting machines a risky proposition, a researcher from Johns Hopkins University said today at a conference in Washington.
GCN.com – Look it up: A common language for vulnerabilities - (Dec 3 2003)
Mitre Corp., which hosts a federally funded standard dictionary of software bugs are developing a standard language to use in searching for these vulnerabilities in computer systems.