MandrakeSoft Hires Bastille Linux Security Guru Jay Beale as Security Group Director

MandrakeSoft has hired Jay Beale as Security Group Director. Beale was previously Lead Developer at the Bastille Linux Project and is currently writing a book on Linux security. He will coordinate MandrakeSoft's security efforts, manage the security team, and work to raise the bar on distribution security. He will also help develop and oversee additional open source projects. The appointment of Beale demonstrates MandrakeSoft's commitment to security issues and establishes the company as a leader in the Linux security field.