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[14 Mar 2008 | One Comment | 813 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 …