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Wired.com: Super-Secure Linux, Inch by Inch

Jun 11, 2002, 22:00 (10 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Declan McCullagh, Robert Zarate)

"Super-secure additions to the Linux operating system are inching closer to the mainstream.

"Developers have turned Security-Enhanced Linux (SELinux), a prototype created in part by the National Security Agency, into a module that operates almost seamlessly on the Linux operating system.

"'Even though SELinux wasn't intended as a complete secure system, we knew that as released it could make a substantial impact to the security of systems that incorporated it,' says Grant Wagner, technical director for NSA's Secure Systems Research Office..."

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