Hal Pomeranz is the founder and technical lead of Deer Run Associates, and has been active in the system and network management/security field for over twenty years. As a Faculty Fellow for the SANS Institute, Hal developed the SANS “Step-by-Step” course model and currently serves as the track coordinator and primary instructor for the SANS/GIAC Linux/Unix Security Certification track (GCUX). In 2001 he received the SAGE Outstanding Achievement Award for his teaching and leadership in the field of System Administration.
Prior to founding Deer Run Associates, Hal has held Network and Systems Management positions at some of the largest commercial (AT&T Bell Labs, TRW Information Systems, Cendant Corp), government (NASA Ames Research Center), and educational (University of Pennsylvania) institutions in the country. Hal has been a member of the Board of Directors for the USENIX Association, BayLISA, and BBLISA, and is one of the co-founders of the IT Pro Forum. He has written or co-written dozens of technical articles and several books, including Solaris Security: Step-by-Step, the de facto standard guide for “hardening” the Solaris Operating System, and SANS Security Essentials.
Open Source Bridge 2010
Open Source Bridge 2009
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Come and learn some useful command-line short cuts and shell idioms that will make you vastly more productive in a Linux or Unix shell. Time permitting, we'll even play "stump the expert", so bring your thorniest shell problems.