Re: SVC OVC Pow Wow: Time

From: JamBoi <jamboi_at_yahoo_dot_com>
Date: Sat Apr 30 2005 - 00:08:15 CDT

Rockin! Oh we'll make it good alright. I'll put out an agenda
later...

JamBoi

--- Alan Dechert <dechert@gmail.com> wrote:
> Okay, Drew, I plan to be there and will be bringing Jim March. Let's
> make
> it good.
>
> Alan
>
>
>
> > Your attendance and all other Tek-types who can make it would be
> > extremely welcome! We know the SVC OVC Tek Pow Wow time will be
> Sunday
> > 2pm, place TBD but somewhere in Santa Clara Valley. Can you make
> it?
> > The more that can make it in person the better. Conference calls
> are a
> > pain in the back side, but we'll try to accommodate it. We'll also
> try
> > to find a location with wifi or at least a net to plug into.
> >
> > JamBoi
> >
> >
> > --- Ron Crane <voting@lastland.net> wrote:
> > > This all looks like real progress. I am especially happy about
> the
> > > decision to take security seriously.
> > >
> > > Can you expand on the item about RSS feeds and cracking?
> > >
> > > Lastly, I'd like to attend the pow-wow. When/where is it being
> held?
> > >
> > > -R
> > >
> > > On Apr 28, 2005, at 7:54 AM, JamBoi wrote:
> > >
> > > > In our SV OVC Tek meeting last night we:
> > > >
> > > > 1) Agreed that the project(s) could take place much more
> rapidly if
> > > > done by non-volunteer effort. In fact FROM THE TIME THE
> > > REQUIREMENTS
> > > > WERE COMPLETED (we've been unable to locate a Requirements
> document
> > > let
> > > > alone Specs or Open Standards documentation) A SYSTEM COULD
> > > > REALISTICALLY BE COMPLETED IN 6 MONTHS. That is assuming a
> small,
> > > > funded team of professionals working full-time (or more than
> > > full-time
> > > > as we do things in Silicon Valley ;-) ). From there
> maintenance
> > > and
> > > > rev.s could be done by a larger volunteer effort as previously
> > > > described. We had some ideas on funding such a project
> also....
> > > >
> > > > 2) Agreed that a GPLed codebase could be used by many companies
> and
> > > > entities on many platforms so as to cut down dramatically on
> the
> > > > variables involved providing a "seal of
> approval"/certification.
> > > >
> > > > 3) Agreed that as Ron Crane pointed out, to really protect the
> > > system
> > > > from cracking we need to be mindful of every single piece of
> > > software,
> > > > firmware and hardware on the system and guard against
> sereptitious
> > > > wireless connections. We agreed a system with no hard drive
> > > booting
> > > > from a diskless system CDROM is the way to go.
> > > >
> > > > 4) We talked briefly about how some researchers suspect XML/RSS
> > > > "aggregation" feeds were used to crack the system on a massive
> > > scale
> > > > this last time around and how we must guard against that.
> > > > ...
> > > > 10) Agreed on a basic system vision/proposal (more on this in
> > > Sunday's
> > > > Tek Pow Wow).
> > > >
> > > > To answer the earlier question, re: SV OVC Tek leadership
> people,
> > > > please come to the Sunday Tek Pow Wow meeting we are hosting
> and we
> > > > will introduce our leadership team "in person" (or if you are
> on
> > > the
> > > > conference call I guess it'll have to be "in audio" :-) )....
> > >
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> > JamBoi
> >
> > "Live humbly, laugh often and love unconditionally" (anon)
> > http://dailyJam.blogspot.com
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