SECPROG

SECPROG is a lightly moderated mailing list for the discussion of secure software development methodologies and techniques. The list serves as a medium to flush out and emphasize both existing mechanisms, and new strategies in developing reliable and secure software. Topics are expected to include such items as common programming errors, example source code, and solutions to these errors. The results from this mailing list will be summarized into a secure programming document which will be available in HTML format from the SecurityFocus website.

0 Administrivia

0.1 Charter
0.1.1 What is SECPROG?
0.1.2 What is appropriate content?
0.1.3 What is inappropriate content?
0.1.4 Is the list moderated?
0.1.5 Who is the moderator?

0.2 List Management
0.2.1 How do I subscribe?
0.2.2 How do I unsubscribe?
0.2.3 How do I disable mail delivery temporarily?
0.2.4 Is the list available in a digest format?
0.2.5 How do I subscribe to the digest?
0.2.6 How do I unsubscribe from the digest?
0.2.7 I seem to not be able to unsubscribe. What is going on?
0.2.8 Can you add a tag like "[SECPROG]" to the subject line of each message?
0.2.9 How can I tell whether I am subscribed to the list?



0 Administrivia
0.1 Charter
0.1.1 What is SECPROG?

SECPROG is a lightly moderated mailing list for the discussion of secure software development methodologies and techniques. The list serves as a medium to flush out and emphasize both existing mechanisms, and new strategies in developing reliable and secure software. Topics are expected to include such items as common programming errors, example source code, and solutions to these errors. The results from this mailing list will be summarized into a secure programming document which will be available in HTML format from the securityfocus.com website.

0.1.2 What is appropriate content?

Please follow the below guidelines on what kind of information should be posted to the SECPROG list:

0.1.3 What is inappropriate content?

0.1.4 Is the list moderated?

Yes.

0.1.5 Who is the moderator?

The list is moderated by Oliver Friedrichs. You can reach me at of@securityfocus.com.

0.2 List Management
0.2.1 How do I subscribe?

Send an e-mail message to secprog-subscribe@securityfocus.com. The contents of the subject or message body do not matter. You will receive a confirmation request message to which you will have to answer.

0.2.2 How do I unsubscribe?

Send an e-mail message to secprog-unsubscribe@securityfocus.com from the subscribed address. The contents of the subject or message body do not matter. You will receive a confirmation request message to which you will have to answer.

If your email address has changed email listadmin@securityfocus.com and ask to be manually removed.

0.2.3 How do I disable mail delivery temporarily?

Unsubscribe from the list and resubscribe to start receiving mailing list traffic again.

0.2.4 Is the list available in a digest format?

Yes. The digest generated once a day.

0.2.5 How do I subscribe to the digest?

Send an e-mail message to secprog-digest-subscribe@securityfocus.com. The contents of the subject or message body do not matter. You will receive a confirmation request message to which you will have to answer.

0.2.6 How do I unsubscribe from the digest?

Send an e-mail message to secprog-digest-unsubscribe@securityfocus.com from the subscribed address. The contents of the subject or message body do not matter. You will receive a confirmation request message to which you will have to answer.

0.2.7 I seem to not be able to unsubscribe. What is going on?

You are probably subscribed from a different address than that from which you are sending commands to the list from. Either send email from the appropriate address or email listadmin@securityfocus.com to be unsubscribed manually.

0.2.8 Can you add a tag like "[SECPROG]" to the subject line of each message?

Not at this time.

0.2.9 How can I tell whether I am subscribed to the list?

Send an e-mail message to secprog-query@securityfocus.com. If you want to test whether you are subscribed to the digest send an e-mail message to secprog-digest-query@securityfocus.com.


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