Linus Torvalds Talks Linux Security at LinuxCon

SEATTLE—At the annual LinuxCon event here, Linux creator Linus Torvalds revealed how he thinks about security. Torvalds was onstage with Linux Foundation Executive Director Jim Zemlin, who asked the Linux founder how he feels about being the boss of Linux.

“I love open source and how all the credit comes to me,” Torvalds said. “Realistically though, I only have the power to say no.”