SuSE Linux awarded government security cert
Source: VNUNet - Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Vendors/Products IBM and Novell announced at LinuxWorld today that SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 9 has become the first distribution to complete Evaluation Assurance Level (EAL) 4+. The high security rating will enable the operating system to be adopted by governments and government agencies for mission-critical operations, according to the firms.

In addition, IBM and Novell co-operatively achieved US Department of Defense Common Operating Environment compliance, a Defense Information Systems Agency requirement for military computing products. SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 9 on IBM eServers has achieved Controlled Access Protection Profile under the Common Criteria for Information Security Evaluation, also referred to as CAPP/EAL4+.

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