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Facebook and USENIX announce the winners of the 2021 Internet Defense Prize

Today, Facebook and USENIX awarded a total of $200,000 to the top three winners of the

USENIX Statement on the 2021 Internet Defense Prize

Since 2014, Facebook has awarded the Internet Defense Prize (IDP) in partnership with USENIX at the annual USENIX Security Symposium.

USENIX Statement on Racism and Anti-API Hate

USENIX stand​s​ in sympathy and solidarity with all Asian and Pacific Islander (API) communities and unreservedly condemns anti-API rhetoric, hate speech, hate crimes, and other forms of harassment perpetrated against them. The recent violence against API communities, which has increased significantly in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, is a result of long-standing systemic racism further stoked by irresponsible commentary and discourse.

November 2020 Update from the USENIX Committee for Black, African-American, and African Diaspora

Back in June, USENIX published a statement on Racism and Black, African-American, and African Diaspora Inclusion.

The Future of USENIX: A Report from the Annual Membership Meeting

Given the global pandemic this year, the USENIX annual membership meeting was held via Zoom on September 25. The discussion mainly centered around the effects of the pandemic on the organization, and its future outlook.

OSDI Is Going Annual

USENIX is pleased to announce that OSDI, the USENIX Symposium on Operating Systems Design and Implementation, will take place every year beginning in 2021.

USENIX Update to the Systems Research Community

As I have already expressed to many of you, I hope that this message finds you and yours doing as well as possible in these extraordinary circumstances.

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Facebook awards $100,000 to 2019 Internet Defense Prize winners

Cross-posted at the Facebook Research blog.

The Internet Defense Prize is a partnership between USENIX and Facebook that aims to reward security research that meaningfully makes the internet more secure.

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