Shadow-Soft Named Master Distributor of Linux Security Tool

We’re excited about this announcement. We are now the Master Distributor for Raytheon’s Linux Hardening Tool – Security Blanket. See the official press release below.


Atlanta (December 11, 2013) — Shadow-Soft, the open systems integration experts, has reached a deal with Raytheon Trust Computer Solutions (RTCS) to become the Master Distributor for the award-winning, automated operating system lock down tool Security Blanket®.


Developed by RTCS, Security Blanket is the top automated compliance solution for government and commercial enterprises. It ensures Linux operating systems meet rigid federal and professional regulations with a one time, easy-to-use security tool. As part of the agreement, Shadow-Soft becomes the General Services Agency (GSA) schedule holder for Security Blanket and will provide Level 1 support.


“Shadow-Soft has partnered with RTCS for years selling Security Blanket as it is the best compliance solution for our customers,” said James Chinn, Chief Executive Officer, Shadow-Soft. “We see tremendous upside in taking over the distribution for this game-changing software, as it fits with our mission of providing the best Linux security solutions.”


Security Blanket is regularly updated to address ever-changing security and compliance guidelines. It meets guidelines established by the National Security Agency, the payment card industry and many other national security organizations. It completely locks down Linux operating systems automatically and features customizable or pre-defined security profiles. The software allows customers to schedule assessments, lock downs and generate compliance reporting.


RTCS is a leading developer of cross domain, operating system and network security solutions. For more information on Security Blanket, visit


About Shadow-Soft

At Shadow-Soft, we think it’s time you consider an open relationship – with your technology. Unlike the other guys, Shadow-Soft fully embraces all that open source systems integration has to offer – total technology freedom, innovation and less cost. Based in Atlanta, Shadow-Soft was formed to help enterprise and government clients realize the benefits of open source. Our expert Linux, middleware and cloud consultants can help your organization live open and save hard. Learn more by visiting


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