Sys Admin magazine Announces First Sys Admin Technical Conference

CMP Technology's Sys Admin magazine, the journal for Unix and Linux systems administrators, today announced the first Sys Admin Technical Conference will take place May 7-8 at the Sheraton Inner Harbor in Baltimore.

The two-day conference consists of security and scripting tracks and includes courses for beginners and experienced administrators. Conference sessions will be led by industry experts including Hal Pomeranz, Randal Schwartz, AEleen Frisch, Richard Bejtlich, and Tom Limoncelli.

The security track will provide essential information to help administrators stay current with the latest threats and implement powerful tools and techniques to keep systems secure. The scripting track offers basic- to-advanced levels of scripting training to help administrators solve hundreds of problems. The courses describe the underlying technology features and limitations to help avoid common scripting mistakes, understand the best practices, and implement solutions quickly.

"To make the conference immediately valuable to attendees, we've gathered the best instructors experienced at teaching vital administration skills," said Amber Ankerholz, Editor in Chief of Sys Admin magazine. "The addition of conferences, along with ongoing enhancements to our online offerings, continues Sys Admin's commitment to providing the highest quality technical information to the systems administration community."

The courses that will be offered during the conference include:

* Beginning and Intermediate Perl by Schwartz

* Sendmail Tutorial by Pomeranz

* Advanced Topics in Linux Security by Frisch

* Network Incident Response by Bejtlich

* Introduction to Python for Sys Admins by Frisch

* Network Forensics by Bejtlich

* Time Management for Sys Admins by Limoncelli

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