Olli Ries

Director SW Engineering Ubuntu Client

Olli is heading the development of all Ubuntu Client Platform products and releases for Canonical. His teams are in charge of e.g. Ubuntu (the Linux Distribution), Ubuntu for mobile devices (phone, tablet, embedded) and snappy Ubuntu.

2 posts by Olli Ries

Desktop

Adding snaps for secure, transactional packages in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

by Olli Ries on 12 April 2016

The development of the Ubuntu phone platform and its expansion to IoT and devices has challenged us to solve real problems in security and reliability. These challenges apply equally to desktop and server systems and are …

Phone and tablet

Update on Ubuntu Phone security issue

by Olli Ries on 15 October 2015

A security vulnerability has been discovered on the Ubuntu Phone. We take security very seriously, and want to provide clear information as to what happened; and what steps have been taken to rectify the issue and …