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Security It would be nice if they would also take an open source security model into consideration. Dan Verton writes..."The new National Information Assurance Acquisition Policy, approved last month by the National Security Telecommunications and Information Systems Security Committee, will . . . It would be nice if they would also take an open source security model into consideration. Dan Verton writes..."The new National Information Assurance Acquisition Policy, approved last month by the National Security Telecommunications and Information Systems Security Committee, will be phased in on Jan. 1, 2001, when all government agencies will be "encouraged" to purchase only those products that meet the standards. By Jan. 1, 2002, however, agencies will only be allowed to purchase commercial information assurance products evaluated by accredited national laboratories and that meet internationally recognized assurance standards. "

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