Head of IBM Linux Development to speak at SELinux Symposium

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.

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