Sun secures Solaris with kernel rewrite

Wednesday, 11 February 2004, 11:05 AM EST

In an effort to batten down its operating system, Sun Microsystems Inc. this week will unveil a sweeping set of security enhancements to Solaris, as well as new managed security services.

The moves, which include a rewriting of parts of the Solaris kernel as well as a major partnership with VeriSign Inc., are in large part a response to well-established security initiatives from rivals Microsoft Corp. and IBM.

The advancements are also the latest indicator of how seriously software developers and manufacturers take the issue of security, according to experts.

By Dennis Fisher at eWeek.

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