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Originally Posted by theregister.co.uk IBM and SuSE Linux have got security certification for Linux from the US Government, writes Robin Bloor of Bloor Research. Acquiring certification, under a Pentagon certification ...
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    SuSE gets US gov. security certification


    Quote Originally Posted by theregister.co.uk
    IBM and SuSE Linux have got security certification for Linux from the US Government, writes Robin Bloor of Bloor Research. Acquiring certification, under a Pentagon certification program entitled Common Criteria, is costly and time consuming, but IBM and SuSE put in the money and the time.

    The certification applies only to the SuSe version of Linux, but Red Hat is likely to follow suit. The certification will act as a further validation of Linux for deployment on servers, both in government and in the private sector. Microsoft gained certification for Windows 2000 under the same program a while ago.
    I remember not too long ago when MS recieved the cert for win2k... At the time it was said that any flavor of linux was a LONG way of getting the same thing. peeing on MS's bonfire a lil I guess

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    Didn't one of the BSD's have it?
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    I think so. bsd is not linux though unfortunatly

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    How did Microsoft get a security certification?

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