October 19, 2007

SELinux sparks tussle over Linux security model

Author: JT Smith

Should SELinux be the sole security framework for Linux?

While most security specialists would agree SELinux provides a solid framework for securing Linux, proponents are arguing that this framework should be used for the open-source operating system kernel. In fact, it would eliminate the need for the more open-ended Linux Security Module. And this idea has raised the ire of Linux keeper Linus Torvalds.

Link: gcn.com


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