Red Hat unveils Linux security upgrades

Monday, 16 February 2004, 5:21 PM EST

Red Hat is enhancing the security model in the next version of Red Hat Enterprise Linux to include support for Security-Enhanced Linux (SE Linux).

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.0, due out in 2005, will support the National Security Agency-funded SE Linux project, which adds multi-level security to the operating system (OS).

Linux creator Linus Torvalds said much of the code to enable SE Linux is already a part of the recently released Linux 2.6 kernel.

The Linux camp has been stepping up its efforts to make current and future versions of Linux as secure as possible in light of all the security issues around Microsoft Windows, such as the MyDoom virus.

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