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Subject: Re: [pki-tc] [Fwd: Description of Messaging Forum meeting - Updated 3rd October]
I think this is a great idea. Thanks for suggesting it, Paul. Go for it! Thanks, Steve Evans Paul wrote: > > The Open Group is meeting the week of October 20. The Electronic > Messaging Forum has several activities that may be of relevance to our > efforts. There may be an opening on their agenda that we could > provide > a briefing and discussion of our survey and action plan. > > The Open Group was very cooperative in disseminating our survey > invitation. I think we should look into the 'interoperability pledge' > activity they discuss in this communique. > > I could contact Mike Lambert and inquire into securing an agenda spot > if > the team thinks it would be useful in advancing our work. > > Paul > > --------------------------------------------------------------- > > Subject: Description of Messaging Forum meeting - Updated 3rd October > Resent-Date: 3 Oct 2003 12:53:43 -0000 > Resent-From: firstname.lastname@example.org > Resent-To: email@example.com > Date: Fri, 03 Oct 2003 13:51:38 +0100 > From: Mike Lambert <firstname.lastname@example.org> > To: email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org > > The next meeting of The Open Group Messaging Forum will take place as > part of The Open Group's regular quarterly meeting at the Sheraton, > Tyson's Corner (near Washington, DC). > > The meeting will feature a number of special events: > > Secure Messaging Liaison Meeting (Tuesday 21st October) > > The demand for encryption of email is growing rapidly, to protect > commercially sensitive information and to meet legal requirements for > privacy. While individual vendor products are capable of supporting > encryption, interoperability between products from different vendors > has proved difficult to achieve. The Messaging Forum is working on the > development of an Architecture for Secure Messaging and a > Certification Program for Secure Messaging Gateway products. > > As a signatory to the Interoperability Pledge, The Open Group is > committed to avoidance of duplication of activities. This session will > bring together many of the groups working on Secure Messaging to > compare activities. > > The keynote address to this session will be given by Michael W Todd > (US DoD Chief Information Officer) who will address the topic of > Messaging in a NetCentric Environment. > > Confirmed speakers include: > > * Ken Beer, Tumbleweed Communications Corp - Secure Messaging > Gateway Certification > * Michael Chernick, NIST - S/MIME Testing > * Russ Chung, American Eagle Group - End-to-end Message Encryption, > The Open Group Secure Messaging Challenge > * Ben Littauer, Comsultant - IETF and Secure Messaging > > Other topics to be addressed (speakers still to be confirmed) include: > > * The DoD IECA Program > * The EEMA PKIc project > > Mobile Messaging - Birds of a Feather Session (Tuesday 21st October) > > Mobility is a major aspect of today's messaging systems. The Open > Group's work on developing a Business Scenario for Unified Messaging > has identified strong business needs relating to mobility, such as > session persistence across service providers and bearers. The Open > Groups' Mobile Management Forum has developed a Secure Mobile > Architecture. This session will bring together people with an interest > in Messaging, Security and Mobility to discuss: > > * The applicability of the MMF Secure Mobile Architecture to the > work of the Messaging Forum > * Whether Mobile Messaging should be considered as part of the > Unified Messaging program or as a subject in its own right. > > The Spam Summit - (Wednesday 22nd October) > > The growth of unsolicited email (Spam) is threatening to overwhelm > email systems. Technical solutions which intercept Spam are emerging > but raise a number of important questions: > > * False positives .. valid email rejected > * Can the developers of Spam filters keep up with Spammers > * How does this impact the business of legitimate email marketing > companies > * Anti-Spam legislation is emerging but having little impact beyond > encouraging the originators of Spam to move to areas beyond the > jurisdiction of legislation. > > The whole day session will bring together many groups concerned about > Spam to explore ways of addressing the problem, including Legislators, > Large IT Users, Suppliers of Spam Filter technology and eMarketing > companies. > > Confirmed speakers include: > > * Andrew Barrett, SpamCom - "Blacklisting: Issues for Senders, ISPs > and Recipients" > * Suresh Ramasubramanian, CAUCE - "Antispam Laws in Asia and the > USA from a Worldwide ISP Perspective > * Mike Lambert, The Open Group - Spam legislation in Europe > > Although this session will not include any vendor product > presentations, there will be a showcase featuring products to help > manage Spam. > > Instant Messaging - (Thursday 23rd October) > > Instant Messaging is currently enjoying explosive growth and is being > introduced into business environments outside of the control of > existing corporate policies. Following up on a Birds of a Feather > session in July, this session will start to explore issues of concern > to enterprises, including: > > * security, > * interoperability, > * directory, > * functionality and > * enterprise policy. > > All of these events will be open to members and non-members. > > All attendees are also invited to participate in: > > * The plenary sessions "Boundaryless Information Flow & Enterprise > Architecture" (Monday 20th October) > > This conference is designed to help today's organizations > breakdown the stovepipes in their IT systems to enable integrated > information to be accessed in a secure reliable and timely > manner. In recognizing that no organization can afford to replace > its legacy infrastructure, enterprise architecture has moved to > center stage to address this challenge. > Attendees will share requirements and experiences of user > organizations, understand the approaches being taken by > suppliers, learn about the evolving industry standards and best > practices, and network with leading practitioners and thought > leaders. > Any other designated "Open" sessions during the week. > > In addition, members of the Messaging Forum (and other representatives > from their organizations) are entitled to participate in The Messaging > Forum Strategy & Planning session (Thursday 23rd October) > > Members of the Messaging Forum will review the outcome of the various > sessions during the week and work carried out within the Forum during > the previous 3 months in order to agree the forward work plan and how > this should be modified to reflect market and technology developments. > In addition to the topics addressed in depth during the week, this > will also include a status report on the Secure Messaging Gateway > Certification and Unified Messaging programs. > > --------------------------------------------------------------- > To unsubscribe from this mailing list (and be removed from the roster > of the OASIS TC), go to > http://www.oasis-open.org/apps/org/workgroup/pki-tc/members/leave_workgroup.php > .
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