32BitsOnline/NewsBytes: DOD Will Require Testing Of Security Products

“… the Department of Defense (DOD) will require that by July
1, 2002, DOD agencies buy only information assurance products that
have been evaluated by accredited national laboratories, according
to a directive issued this week by Arthur L. Money, DOD chief
information officer.”

“On Jan. 1, 2001, according to Money’s directive, DOD
agencies should give preference to security products evaluated by
national testing laboratories.”

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