Hurricane Electric Hosts Security Seminar
Fremont, California - March 27, 2003 - Hurricane Electric, a leading business Technical Service Provider, will host their third seminar in a series based on web performance and optimization this April 26. The third seminar will focus on how to successfully secure a Linux server.

Mick Bauer, O'Reilly author of Building Secure Servers with Linux and Security Editor for the industry standard magazine, Linux Journal Magazine, will lead the comprehensive seminar "Linux Security 101", which includes detailed discussions on the basic principles of server security and system hardening with demonstrations of popular security tools.

"Hurricane Electric is always up to date about server security," said Mike Leber, releaseHurricane Electric president. "This class is for anyone that wants to learn the ins and outs of securing their server against any sort of attack or breach. We are happy to have such an outstanding expert in the field leading this seminar."

Hurricane Electric is sponsoring the seminar to allow attendees to learn how to secure their servers along with actively monitoring and responding to audit trails with tools such as syslog, syslog-ng and swatch. Hurricane Electric also provides professional security services to their customers.

Seminar attendees will receive a free month of colocation at Hurricane Electric's Fremont facility for their participation. They will also receive a free copy of Building Secure Servers with Linux and current editions of the Linux Journal Magazine.

The seminar will be held on Saturday, April 26 between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Lunch will be provided by Hurricane Electric. The cost of the seminar is $199. Guests can register at or by calling 510-580-4132.

Existing Hurricane Electric customers will receive a 50% discount on the seminar and group rates are available.

About Hurricane Electric
Hurricane Electric is a Business TSP (Technical Service Provider) specializing in Colocation, Dedicated Servers, Direct Internet Connections, and Web Hosting. Hurricane Electric operates its own national network, running Gigabit Ethernet and multiple OC-3's. Check out to find out more information about Hurricane Electric.

About the Presenter
Mick Bauer is a network and Unix systems security consultant for Upstream Solutions, Inc. in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He is also the Security Editor for Linux Journal Magazine, and author of its monthly "Paranoid Penguin" security column. Mick's areas of expertise include Linux security and general Unix security, network (TCP/IP) security, security auditing, and the development of security policies and awareness programs.

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