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PRNewswire: RSA Security and Red Hat, Inc. Sign Licensing Agreement

“RSA Security Inc….today announced that Red Hat, Inc….has
signed an agreement to license RSA BSAFE(R) SSL-C software for use
in the Red Hat Linux Professional Edition product. As part of
the companies’ agreement, Red Hat will work with RSA Security for
assistance in the design and implementation of enhanced security
functionality in a new version of the Red Hat Linux Professional
Edition.
The two companies are actively working together to
implement the RSA BSAFE technology and quickly bring to market a
new version of this product.”

“In addition, the two companies have agreed to initiate joint
marketing programs for their respective products and services. RSA
Security and Red Hat will work in tandem to foster enhanced
security across the Linux operating system and open source
technologies to better serve Internet-based commerce.”

“Red Hat is pleased to expand our strategic partnership with RSA
Security,” said Robert Young, chairman and CEO of Red Hat, Inc.
“Our use of RSA Security’s trusted e-security technologies in our
products will help position Red Hat Linux as one of the world’s
most secure platforms for conducting e-commerce.”


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