[nycbug-talk] revised and ready?
Tue Jan 13 02:38:46 EST 2004
On Mon, 12 Jan 2004 18:54:55 -0500
"G. Rosamond" <george at sddi.net> wrote:
> please review. . .
> i'm not sending out until i get a few okays. . .
> We have initiated a BSD user group in New York City called NYCBUG
> (pronounced "nice-bug").
> There are two goals for this new user group:
> First, to provide a forum for the many BSD users in New York City to
> discuss and debate topics of interest to the BSD community.
> Second, to provide a bridge to users interested in learning more about
> or expanding their knowledge of the BSD family.
> Our kick-off event will be a free "birds-of-a-feather" session at
> LinuxWorld Expo at the Jacob Javits Center on January 22nd at 5:45pm,
> Room 1E15. We will have a presence at various tables at the expo,
> including those of BSDMall and New York PHP.
> Our first presentation, "Secure by Default: Learning from OpenBSD,"
> will be held on Wednesday, February 4th at 7:00pm in the offices of
> SageSecure, 116 West 23rd Street and 6th Avenue on the fifth floor. To
> be given by Wes Sonnenreich, author of "Building Linux and OpenBSD
> Firewalls" and "Network Security Illustrated," this talk will deal with
> crucial security concepts and best practices for today's computing
> environments. Subsequent meetings will take place at 7:00pm on the
> first Wednesday of the month.
> Our website is located at www.nycbug.org. The site will include a
> joint documentation project with New York PHP and OpenlySecure.org,
> focused on providing original documentation to new and experienced BSD
> users alike. NYCBUG also provides community mailing lists to assist in
> discussion and learning about the BSD world. Interested users join the
> mailing list at http://www.nycbug.org/mailinglist.html.
> NYCBUG is open to all interested individuals, including, but not
> limited to, users of FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, DragonFlyBSD,
> OpenDarwin, Darwin and Mac OSX.
> Since the origins of Berkeley Software Distribution (BSD) UNIX in the
> 1970's, BSD has been a consistent force among the backroom servers of
> the world, powering internet service providers, hosting firms, and web
> sites such as Yahoo! and 2600.com. NYCBUG works to assist current
> users, those interested in learning more about this fundamental
> operating system family and various other BSD projects, and to provide
> a channel for community interaction.
> We look forward to supporting the BSD community in a variety of ways in
> the coming months and years. Please join us in making NYCBUG a
> talk mailing list
> talk at lists.nycbug.org
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