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SELinux Symposium: Head of IBM Linux Development to be Keynote Speaker



All, FYI we just announced that Dan Frye, head of Linux development at
IBM as a keynote speaker at this year's SELinux Symposium. I expect a
second keynote speaker to be announced later this month. Hope to see you
all there. Frank

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Head of IBM Linux Development to be Keynote Speaker at
Third Security Enhanced Linux Symposium

Baltimore, Maryland-January 10, 2007- Daniel Frye, Vice President, IBM
Open Systems Development, will be a keynote speaker for the third annual
Security Enhanced Linux (SELinux) Symposium (www.selinux-symposium.org),
scheduled for  March 12-16, 2007 in Baltimore, Maryland.

Dr. Frye is the head of IBM's UNIX development team, principally
responsible for Linux and AIX development. He is additionally
responsible for overseeing IBM's Linux technical strategy, IBM's
participation in the open source Linux development community, and the
IBM Linux Technology Center (LTC). The goal of Dr. Frye's Linux
organization is to help the global open source community make Linux
better, to ensure Enterprise-level Linux support for IBM's hardware,
software, and services brands, and to help expand the reach of Linux
into new markets.  

Dr. Frye will present a keynote address entitled "Open and Secure: Linux
Today and Tomorrow." In this address, Dr. Frye will discuss the impact
of SELinux on Linux, and how open software helps in the proliferation of
new security technology.


About the SELinux Symposium

The Security Enhanced Linux (SELinux) Symposium is an annual exchange of
ideas, technology, and research involving SELinux. SELinux is emerging
technology that adds flexible, strong mandatory access control security
to Linux. The third annual symposium is scheduled for March 12-16, 2007
in Baltimore, Maryland, USA. This year's symposium is sponsored by
Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Red Hat, and Tresys Technology. The event brings
together experts from business, government, and academia to share
research, development, and application experiences using SELinux. For
information on registration and sponsorship opportunities, see
www.selinux-symposium.org.  


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