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Red Hat EAL5 To Get Government Blessing

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Although it is still a year away from being released, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is already on the path toward EAL4 certification.

The new certification will raise the bar for Government security deployments for Red Hat's flagship Linux product.

Red Hat's bid for EAL4 certification is being sponsored by IBM and Trusted Computer Solutions, Inc. (TCS). EAL 4 certification is a security evaluation of the Common Criteria Evaluation & Validation Scheme (CCEVS) that is operated by The National Information Assurance Partnership (NIAP).

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