Linux in Government: security enhanced Linux

Monday, 20 December 2004, 2:47 PM EST

An interview with Bill McCarty, author of a new book on SELinux, about the potential SELinux holds for secure computing.

If a must-have, must-know innovation exists for Linux's future viability, you might place all bets on Security Enhanced Linux. Vastly misunderstood and underrated, SELinux provides a marketing differentiator that could carry Linux deep into infrastructures that so far have shown lukewarm acceptance of the open-source operating system. SELinux transforms standard Linux from a cost-effective and secure operating system into a behemoth.

By Tom Adelstein at Linux Journal.

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