Sun touts tougher security in Solaris 10

Wednesday, 15 September 2004, 12:11 AM EST

Sun Microsystems said its Solaris 10 operating system will be ready for general release by year's end, complete with a sharper set of security teeth.

Paul Sangster, senior Solaris security architect for the Santa Clara, Calif.-based company, touted Solaris 10's security improvements during a roundtable discussion at Sun's Burlington, Mass., offices Monday, saying, "Security touches everything we do, and in designing Solaris 10 we made the assumption that the Web server is sloppy" and in need of extra layers of protection.

By Bill Brenner at SearchSecurity.

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