March 14, 2008
NSA Project Enhances OpenSolaris Security
Author: JT Smith
Sun Microsystems and the United StatesÃ¢â¬â¢ National Security Agency (NSA) 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.