"The Security Summit will take place at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. on October 29, and will be cohosted by Dell.
The Security Summit will provide an open forum to discuss and explore how open source technologies, methodologies, tools, and support processes meet the challenges of securing networks and computer systems.
"Building a stable yet accessible infrastructure to protect critical enterprise data and systems is a daunting challenge for most organizations," said Paul Cormier, executive vice president of Engineering at Red Hat. "Solutions which are architected using open source technologies are meeting the challenges of securing systems and delivering to customers the highest level of security. Many of these open source technologies are in production today."