August 19, 2008

MAC security mechanism takes a Smack at SELinux

LWN.net has published an article on a new Linux access control mechanism called the Simplified Mandatory Access Control Kernel (Smack). Part of the mainline kernel since version 2.6.25, Smack is simpler and less resource-intensive than SELinux, especially for embedded developers, says the story.

Link: LinuxDevices.com

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