Fedora is a set of projects, sponsored by Red Hat and guided by the Fedora Foundation. These projects are
developed by a large community of people who strive to provide and maintain the very best in free, open
source software and standards.
Fedora Core, the central Fedora project, is an operating system and platform, based on Linux, that is always
free for anyone to use, modify, and distribute, now and forever.
Fedora is the thought and action leader in many cutting-edge Linux security initiatives. The following security
features were developed by Fedora engineers. Because all of these security features have been pushed upstream,
they are available to all Linux distributions who choose to take advantage of them.