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Computerworld NZ: NZ Developer Preps for Hardened Linux

Apr 15, 2004, 04:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Matthew Cooney)

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"Security Enhanced Linux, a 'hardened' version of the open source software that was helped into existence by a US spy agency, is on the verge of gaining broad acceptance, a local developer says.

"Kerry Thompson, an Auckland security consultant, says the pending release of the Fedora Core 2 distribution will introduce SELinux to mainstream Linux users. Fedora is sponsored by Red Hat and built upon Red Hat 9, and has been adopted by many of the former Red Hat community. Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4, due early next year, will also include SELinux technology..."

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