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LinuxPR: MandrakeSoft hires Bastille Unix Security guru Jay Beale

Nov 13, 2000, 22:33 (0 Talkback[s])

"MandrakeSoft S. A., publisher of the Linux-Mandrake operating system today announced the appointment of Jay Beale as Security Group Director."

"Prior to this appointment, Jay has helped guide the Bastille Linux Project as Lead Developer, where he was responsible for the design and development of the high profile Open-Source project. He has led the effort to secure or "tighten" Linux systems and currently consults on general Linux security, from firewalling and VPN design to host-level lockdown."

"Jay will coordinate MandrakeSoft's security efforts, managing the security team and working to raise the bar on distribution security. He will help develop, design, and oversee additional Open Source projects, to be announced at a later day."

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