Bureau NLUUG Kruislaan 419 1098 VA Amsterdam The Netherlands tel: +31-206-951-203 fax: +31-206-950-018 e-mail: email@example.com Press announcement 09nov2000 Wietse Venema receives NLUUG award The board of the Netherlands Unix User Group NLUUG proudly announces that it has decided to award the NLUUG award 2000 to the well known Dutch IT-guru Wietse Venema. Wietse Venema receives this award as a token of appreciation for his many contributions to the community of Unix and open systems. Wietse's best known work has been targeted at improving the security of Unix systems in an internet environment. Amongst other things, he is the co-author of the security analysis tool "Satan". He is also the main author of "Postfix", a replacement for the notorious (security-wise) "Sendmail" program. His most recent work encompasses a toolkit for analyzing system status after an intrusion. The award has been presented at the twice yearly NLUUG conference on 9th November 2000 in Ede, the Netherlands. The NLUUG award is presented by the NLUUG to individuals or organizations who have significantly contributed to the usability or security of Unix and related open systems. The NLUUG is the association of professional Unix users in the Netherlands. The primary goal of the NLUUG is to further the application of, and knowledge about, Unix and related open systems. For more information about the NLUUG, please contact either the NLUUG bureau, or the association's spokesperson, Jos Visser (firstname.lastname@example.org).