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

“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…”