Alphabetical Listing of Tutorial Instructors:
[Allman-Christiansen] [Cox-Galvin] [Hein-Pomeranz] [Powell-Vixie]
Frederick M. Avolio (T7) is an independent consultant specializing in computer and Internet security, as well as e-mail systems. He was Vice President of Technology Marketing at Trusted Information Systems, Inc., has been active in TIS' network security consulting, and was product manager for TIS' Gauntlet Internet Firewall. He has lectured and consulted on Internet gateways and firewalls, Internet security, cryptography, and electronic mail configuration for both government and industry, and has worked in the UNIX and TCP/IP communities since 1979. Fred was a senior manager with DEC where he managed and maintained one of DEC's Internet gateways and was instrumental in producing Digital's Internet firewall product. He is the co-author of Sendmail: Theory and Practice.
Bryan C. Andregg (S5) is the Director of MIS at Red Hat Software where he has overseen combining two nationally distinct offices, moving the entire organization, re-designing the internal and external networks, and set up a second building and the WAN to connect the two. In addition he has changed the company accounting and order entry system from Macintoshes to Linux.
Matt Bishop (M3) began working on problems of security in computer systems and UNIX systems in particular at Purdue where he earned his doctorate. He subsequently worked at the Research Institute for Advanced Computer Science at NASA and taught courses in operating systems, computer security and software engineering at Dartmouth College. Matt chaired the first USENIX Security Workshop and plays an active role in identifying and thwarting security threats. Matt has been on the faculty at UC Davis since 1993.
John Blair (T11) is the author of Samba: Integrating UNIX and Windows (a tutorial and reference guide) and a frequent contributor to Linux Journal. As a member of the Samba Team, he has contributed documentation improvements and minor bits of code. He is a software engineer at Cobalt Networks, Inc. (makers of the Cobalt Qube).
Bryan Buus (S6, M11) is the manager of XOR Network Engineering's Web services group. Before coming to XOR, Bryan kickstarted O'Reilly & Associates' online efforts in 1992. He has been managing Web services since their introduction. He has given seminars on managing Web services for USENIX, CERFnet, SANS, and Hewlett Packard's consulting division. Bryan is a co-author of Managing Internet Information Services.
Tom Christiansen (S4, M4, T4) has over fifteen years experience in programming, administering, and teaching about UNIX and Internet systems. He has been involved with Perl since day zero of its initial public release in 1987. Lead author on Perl Cookbook, co-author of the 2nd editions of Programming Perl, Learning Perl, and Learning Perl on Win32 Systems, Tom is also the developer of www.perl.com, major caretaker of Perl's online documentation, co-author of the Perl FAQ list, and president of The Perl Journal. Tom served two terms on the USENIX Association Board of Directors.