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Educational Half-Day Seminar Hosted by LynuxWorks, Arrow Electronics, Objective Interface Systems and Certicom Enables Developers to Understand Technical Issues Involved in Designing a "Secure Embedded System"

SAN JOSE, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- 10/17/2005 -- LynuxWorks™ Inc. today announced plans to team up with Arrow Electronics, Objective Interface Systems and Certicom to host a 12-city nationwide seminar on security for embedded systems. The seminar's objective is to inform and educate attendees on technological requirements in designing a secure embedded system.

The seminar will address a multitude of considerations when developing secure embedded systems, including information assurance and security, evaluation of assurance levels, certification artifacts and process, Rushby separation kernel model, encryption, and security issues within the operating system, middleware and networking environment.

"LynuxWorks and its partners understand the need and importance for maintaining the highest level of security in today's embedded systems," said Dr. Inder Singh, CEO and chairman of LynuxWorks. "As we add more intelligence to our embedded devices, we find that they are becoming increasingly integrated into our information technology infrastructure. Though system security is not a new concept, security-in-depth is a new paradigm that developers now need to address."

The series of seminars will kick-off on October 25, 2005 in Minneapolis followed with visits to Cedar Rapids, Boston, San José, Los Angeles, Phoenix, Maryland, St. Louis, Dallas, Chicago, Huntsville and Melbourne, Florida. For more information and to register for this free half-day seminar please visit

About LynuxWorks

LynuxWorks is a world leader in the embedded software market, providing operating systems, software development products and consulting services for the world's most successful communications, aerospace/defense, and consumer products companies. Established in 1988, the company is a technology leader in the real-time operating systems (RTOS) industry, and a founding member of the Embedded Linux Consortium (ELC). LynuxWorks' headquarters are located in San José, California.

About Arrow Electronics

Arrow OEM Computing Solutions (OCS) is a division of Arrow Electronics, Inc. [NYSE: ARW] that provides design engineering, manufacturing, system integration, supply chain management, and post-manufacturing services to industrial OEMs and intellectual property-based companies. Arrow Electronics is one of the world's largest distributors of electronic components and computer products and a leading provider of services to the electronics industry. For more information, please visit us at

About Certicom

Certicom protects the value of your content, software and devices with government-approved security. Adopted by the National Security Agency (NSA) for classified and sensitive but unclassified government communications, Elliptic Curve Cryptography (ECC) provides the most security per bit of any known public-key scheme. As the undisputed leader in ECC, Certicom security offerings are currently licensed to more than 300 customers including General Dynamics, Motorola, Oracle, Research In Motion and Unisys. Founded in 1985, Certicom's corporate offices are in Mississauga, ON, Canada with worldwide sales headquarters in Reston, VA and offices in the US, Canada and Europe. Visit

About Objective Interface Systems

Objective Interface Systems is a worldwide leader of high-performance, real-time and embedded middleware communications software. The company provides extremely low-overhead communications technologies in various forms: distributed objects (CORBA), publish-subscribe (DDS) and secure communications middleware development tools to meet the high-performance requirements of transportation, telecommunications, data communications, industrial automation, consumer electronics, robotics, military and aerospace markets. Objective Interface products, sold worldwide, are used in a variety of mission-critical applications, including communication systems, mission-critical avionics systems, network management, vehicle control and management systems, software defined radio, fiber-optic switching systems, process control and nuclear fusion ignition facilities. For more information, visit

LynuxWorks is a trademark and LynxOS is a registered trademark of LynuxWorks Inc. Other brand or product names are registered trademarks or trademarks of the respective holders. Linux is a registered trademark of Linus Torvalds.

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Kirsten Long
LynuxWorks Inc.
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