PASADENA, Calif. and PARIS, Dec. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- MandrakeSoft
( http://www.mandrakesoft.com ), the publisher of the powerful and
user-friendly Mandrake Linux operating system, announces the launch of the
latest member of the MandrakeSoft community of web sites: MandrakeSecure.
( http://www.mandrakesecure.net ).
MandrakeSecure is another community offering for users of Mandrake Linux.
The site is dedicated completely to security, and how security interacts with
Mandrake Linux. It provides links and information to a variety of security
resources, including other web sites and open source software. It also
includes feature articles written specifically about security aspects related
to Mandrake Linux.
MandrakeSoft is a company dedicated to improving system and user security.
MandrakeSoft sponsors open source security tools such as Prelude and Bastille
Linux while including powerful open source security tools in the Mandrake
Linux distribution itself. The goal is to provide the latest in comprehensive
Linux security to their users. MandrakeSecure is merely one more step forward
in accomplishing that goal.
"This new website dedicated to security under Linux, is a new step in
MandrakeSoft's unique tradition to providing highly-secured solutions to the
IT world. It will be providing, day to day, the freshest information and
software updates needed by Mandrake Linux users to keep their system immune to
potential attacks." said Vincent Danen, security updates manager at
The site also provides community interaction by offering an online
discussion forum and new mailing lists devoted to security. This includes a
user-based support list for the Single Network Firewall, a firewall/router
product also published by MandrakeSoft.
The Mandrake Security website is available at:
MandrakeSoft provides a trusted interface between users of information
technology and open source developers. The company offers customers in the
small office, home office (SoHo), small and medium size enterprise, government
and educational sectors a set of GNU Linux and Open-Source software and
related services, and user-friendly and highly competitive information
technologies at a very attractive total cost of ownership. In addition,
MandrakeSoft offers technologists committed to open software and courseware a
trusted channel to offer their services.
The company has technologists in over 20 countries, and entered the Paris
Euronext on July 30th, 2001 (Euroclear code: 4477.PA; Reuters code:
MAKE.PA). Awards for the Mandrake Linux solution include:
Linux Magazine "Editor's Choice" Award in September 2001 & 2000
CNET editors' choice award in June 2001
Chip Magazine "Best Technique and Winner of the Test" in December 2000.
"Best Product of the Year" and "Best Linux Distribution/Server" at
LinuxWorld Expo 99
PC Answers Platinum Award in April 2000
"Born on the Internet" in late 1998, MandrakeSoft established headquarters
in the U.S.A., Montreal, England, Germany and France. Please visit the Web
site http://www.mandrakesoft.com for more information.
NOTE: Linux is a registered trademark of Linus Torvalds. Mandrake and the
Mandrake logo are trademarks of MandrakeSoft. All other trademarks and
copyrights are owned by their respective companies.
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