OpenSEA aims for better authentication
A new initiative to develop open-source security solutions was born Monday, with the announcement that six companies were jointly creating a new alliance called OpenSEA. The networking and security technology companies forming the new alliance are Symantec, Extreme Networks, Identity Engines, Infoblox, TippingPoint, and Trapeze Networks.
The alliance will be dedicated to the development and distribution of a "supplicant" for 802.1X, a standard for port authentication in LANs.
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