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Red Hat Launches Linux Security Certification Program

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Enterprise Linux software maker Red Hat Inc. Thursday launched a new security certification program for IT managers and Linux sysadmins and developers, Red Hat Certified Security Specialist.

It is the first enterprise Linux certification program of its kind, the company said.

Red Hat has long had RHCE (Certified Engineer) and RHCA (Certified Architect) programs in operation.

The RHCSS (Certified Security Specialist) designation is the first performance-based certification focused on security competency for enterprise Linux servers, the company said.

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