[jdev] XMPP-UK Security MeetUp: London, 8th Dec 2016

"André Z. D. A." andrezda10 at yandex.com
Fri Nov 25 14:39:52 UTC 2016

Couldn't you film the talks and make them available for people that, 
like me, will not be near London by the time of this event?

I would really like to see these talks.

Em 24-11-2016 18:56, Dave Cridland escreveu:
> Folks,
> If you're in or close to London in early December, we'd like to
> welcome to you this free event. This event is unaffiliated with the
> XMPP Standards Foundation, though quite a few members (including Board
> and Council) happen to be attending.
> https://www.meetup.com/XMPP-UK-Meetup/events/235240643/
> ** Let's Talk About Security **
> It seems like every Instant Messaging app these days is touting itself
> as having the latest security... But what about XMPP?
> Is XMPP "secure"? From what? And what does that really mean, anyway?
> Some of the leading experts in XMPP security - not just in the UK,
> either - are coming to talk to us about encryption, strong
> authentication, content controls and more, in an all-round great
> evening of talks and discussion - fuelled and followed by the odd
> glass of something.
> We'll learn about XMPP's use of both well-established
> certificate-based technology and the bleeding edge of end-to-end
> encryption. We'll discover how XMPP is used securely across a vast
> array of wildly different ecosystems. And most importantly, there will
> be pizza.
> Space is unfortunately very limited, so please let us know if you're
> coming - it's free to attend, all we want in return is your voice in
> the discussions.
> ** Speakers **
> Steve Kille - Content Marking
> Steve has been working with Internet technologies for decades, and was
> present when the Internet arrived in the UK. CEO of Isode Ltd, one of
> the instigators behind LDAP, and a renowned expert in secure
> messaging, Steve will be giving us his expertise in Security
> Labelling.
> Daniel Gultsch - End to End Cryptography
> Daniel is lead developer of the popular Android client, Conversations,
> and also one of the authors of the OMEMO XEP bringing Double-Ratchet
> cryptography to XMPP. Currently serving on the XMPP Council, he has
> implemented three different forms of end-to-end encryption in
> Conversations, and will be discussing their strengths and weaknesses.
> Dave Cridland - S2S Security
> Dave has put bugs into many of the leading XMPP Servers, and is
> currently project lead for IgniteRealtime's Openfire, lead developer
> for Surevine's Metre, and serves on the XMPP Council. He'll be talking
> DANE, DNSSEC, PKIX, and Dialback and server to server security.
> Kevin Smith - XMPP Trunking
> Kev leads Isode's XMPP team, including both M-Link and Swift
> development, and has previously led development on the well-known Psi
> client. Currently serving on the XMPP Editor team managing the
> specifications, he has previously served a record length of time on
> the XMPP Council. He will be discussing non-traditional ways of
> linking XMPP servers.
> Matthew Wild - Comparative Theology
> Matthew currently serves on both the Board of the XMPP Standards
> Foundation and as project lead of Prosody, a leading XMPP server. He
> has previous served a number of years on the XMPP Council. He'll be
> comparing the security found in XMPP with other protocols.
> I'm really looking forward to this event, hope to see you there - and
> really, do sign-up (for the sign-up averse, let me know directly).
> Dave.
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