Presentation Title: The Challenges of OS Security
Presentation Details: TBA

About Paul Mcnabb (General Manager and Director of Business Development, Argus Systems Group):

Paul A. McNabb, General Manager and Director of Business Development, brings over 20 years experience with UNIX software development and administration to Argus. Mr. McNabb developed the architecture of the world’s first third-generation trusted operating system, including the design, development, and testing of many of Argus’ secure UNIX products. In addition, he supervised the unprecedented ITSEC certification of Argus security applications.

Mr. McNabb previously served as Manager of Trusted Products for Addamax Corporation from March 1988 through February 1993, where he was responsible for supporting the security evaluation of all trusted security products. From 1984-1985, he was employed as the Director of Research Facilities for the Computer Science Department at Purdue University. In this capacity, Mr. McNabb was responsible for managing the purchase and administration of all departmental hardware and software. He received a Master of Science degree in Computer Science from Purdue University in 1984.

Mr. McNabb is the deputy director of the University of Illinois Center for Advanced Research in Information Security (CARIS) and is also chairman of the ASP Industry Consortium (ASPIC) Best Practices Security Subcommittee.

Mr. McNabb has participated in defining security issues and economic solutions for architectures ranging from ASP and ISP hosting environments to government and defense information systems. He is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and has over 20 years direct experience in Internet/ARPAnet development and security. He is a frequent lecturer before industry and academic groups and has been a speaker at more than 40 security conferences and symposia in North America, Europe, Asia and Australia.

Posted by Administrator @ 2005-03-17 10:47 am

Event Organizers

E-Security Gulf Group  

Hack In The Box (M) Sdn. Bhd.  


Microsoft Corporation  

Argus Systems Group 

Bahrain International Circuit 

Gulf Air 

Kingdom University, Bahrain 

Instec Digital Systems 

Oracle Corporation 


Duroob Technology 

Qatar Airways 

Supporting Organizations

Bellua Asia Pacific  

X-Focus China  

Bahrain Information Technology Society 

Hack In The Box (M) Sdn. Bhd.