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Government Computer News: Open Source Stacks Shake Up Government Security Certifications

May 17, 2006, 16:45 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Joab Jackson)

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"Open-source stacks are poised to shake up the world of government security certifications, such as the National Institute of Standards and Technology's Federal Information Processing Standard 140-2 and the National Information Assurance Partnership's Common Criteria ratings.

"Agencies that must buy software to meet these standards are finding that an open-source, modular approach can provide new choices on the marketplace..."

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