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[14 Jan 2009 | No Comment | 524 supporters]

Led by the NSA, an industry group has published a list of the 25 most dangerous software programming errors.Two of these bugs led to more than 1.5 million Web site breaches last year. Often, these Web breaches were used by online attackers to then launch more attacks against people who surfed the hacked sites…

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[14 Mar 2008 | One Comment | 818 supporters]

Research Project to Enhance Existing OpenSolaris Security Functionality
SANTA CLARA, CA March 13, 2008 Sun Microsystems, Inc. (NASDAQ: JAVA) and the United States’ National Security Agency (NSA) today announced an agreement to jointly work within the OpenSolaris community to research and to develop security enhancements to complement existing OpenSolaris security mechanisms. Both Sun and the NSA will work with the OpenSolaris community to integrate an additional form of mandatory access control (MAC), based on the Flux Advanced Security Kernel (Flask) architecture.
The joint research project is intended to complement the security benefits …