[Talk] Re: [Linux-aus] This one's big...

Peter Sandilands peter at sandilands.vu
Wed Aug 6 12:38:03 EST 2003

On 6 Aug 2003 at 11:57, Con Zymaris wrote:
> > > On Tue, 5 Aug 2003 15:36 pm, Con Zymaris wrote:
> > > > This essentially means that the last major barrier has been
> > > > removed for Linux deployments in sensitive-government sites in
> > > Maybe useful for marketing, but essentially meaningless. Hell,
> > > Microsoft got 
> Linux software has been certified for use on "mission critical"
> computers, including those used in U.S. government labs, espionage
> agencies and military supply chain operations. The certification,
> granted by the Common Criteria group, represents the industry's seal

I haven't yet seen mention of just what CC level cert was achieved.
That will have significant impact on the "value" of this.

It also depends on what was included or left out of the security target.

Let's not get too excited......................


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