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Red Hat Expands Secure Linux Efforts

Posted November 10, 2006

— Red Hat

is expanding its efforts to provide secure solutions for enterprise Linux applications.

The world’s largest Linux provider has formed a partnership with Tresys Technology to offer more security enhanced Linux (called SELinux) and to make SELinux easier to use. Tresys also offers ways of containing security breaches.

Red Hat is also seeking additional evaluations of its SELinux offerings.

"SELinux is the best security technology available," said Frank Mayer, president of Tresys Technology. "This partnership with Red Hat enables us to expand the application of SELinux flexible mandatory access controls to greatly enhance the security of even more business applications. With this technology, government and business organizations can contain hackers, protect their assets and applications, and minimize damage by malicious users and programs.”

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