"Red Hat has open-sourced its identity-management and security
system to promote its assertion that open-source software provides
the most secure infrastructure.
"The Linux vendor said Wednesday it has released the entire
source code for the Red Hat Certificate System, its security
framework for managing user identities and transactions on a
network. Red Hat acquired the system from AOL three years ago, but
only parts of the system, which uses the Apache Web server and the
Red Hat Directory Server, were open source..."