Originally Published: Thursday, 3 August 2000 Author: Alexander Reelsen
Published to: news_enhance_security/Security News Page: 1/1 - [Printable]

Security limits Linux in government

The biggest threat to Linux becoming the software of choice in government circles is that there is no third-party verification, certification or evaluation of it, Linux devotees were told last month. The operating system also fails to meet Common Criteria (CC) requirements - an international agreement and protocol regarding security criteria.