Metricon 9 — Conference Agenda

February 5, 2014
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Friday, February 28, 2014 Open reception/light refreshments Welcome! Metricon 8 recap & “Breaking the mold of security metrics” (Pete Lindstrom / Bob Rudis) Expecting the Unexpected: Using Public Vulnerability Data for Resource Planning (Kymberlee Price, BlackBerry Incident Response Team Incident Manager) Lunch & Unveiling Patterns within “Security Metrics” Methods for Large-scale Measurement of the Security of Internet Ecosystems (Christophe Huygens, Professor, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven) Measuring Third-party Security Risk (Stephen Boyer, BitSight) Seeing the Elephant – Using collected data points to design and roll out software initiatives (Geoffrey Hill, Artis-Secure) Behind The Curtains of the SilverSky Report (Andrew Jaquith, CTO, SilverSky) Behind The Curtains of the Verizon DBIR (Jay Jacobs, Verizon) Security, Visualized (Katherine Brocklehurst, Tripwire) Lightning Talks

Metricon 9 — Call for Papers

November 25, 2013
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Call for Papers for Metricon 9 Metricon is the annual conference dedicated to security metrics. We are excited to announce Metricon 9 — an all-day metrics workshop. We invite practitioners to present practical and novel approaches for measuring information security effectiveness. When: Friday, February 28, 2014 (the Friday of RSA); All day event Where: Near or at RSA; specific location TBD Theme: Behind the Curtains: From Data to Insight Attending # Metricon is free to attend, but conditional upon review of the program committee. ...

New Mailing List Server

August 20, 2013

I am pleased to announce that has moved to a new virtual hosting system. The primary benefit is that we have a new mailing list server that uses Mailman, rather than Majordomo. Other changes include: Members will receive copies of their own posts (!). The #1 question I used to get was, “was my post actually sent to the list?” That is because Majordomo didn’t send a copy to the sender. ...

Changes Are Coming

August 15, 2013

Changes are coming to We are moving to a new hosting environment and mailing list system. More details soon.