common criteria status?

Kris Kennaway kris at
Tue Aug 5 17:03:51 PDT 2003

On Tue, Aug 05, 2003 at 09:59:26AM -0700, twig les wrote:
> Hey *, I was just on a conference call, so naturally I was
> reading slashdot and saw that Linux has managed to get certified
> under the common criteria.

Almost no details there...

> I know that trustedBSD is working towards that for our beloved
> FreeBSD and that many enhancements have found their way into the
> 5.x line, but does anyone know if the team has begun the
> certification effort or if not when (if) they will?  I know it's
> very expensive, one article said several hundred thousand
> dollars up to a few million.

I don't know of any plans to throw wads of money at the certification
process.  IMO, it would be better spent on developer time.

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