TechWeb: Intel Open Sources Security Architecture

“Intel said it plans to announce Tuesday at the RSA Conference
in Europe that it is open sourcing its Common Data Security
Architecture (CDSA) reference software.”

“Intel Architecture Labs developed CDSA, which provides an open,
cross-platform, interoperable software framework for development of
security applications for Internet transactions. The Open Group
standards group, which includes IBM (stock: IBM) and other industry
leaders, adopted CDSA as an open specification in late

There’s a lot of enthusiasm in the Linux community for
CDSA,” Smith said. “Today, the Linux community does not have a
security infrastructure like CDSA.