TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 22, 2017 â Red Hat (NYSE: RHT) has secured a new certification under the Common Criteria standards for itsÂ Enterprise Linux 7.1Â operating system through Germany’sÂ federal information security office, ExecutiveBiz reported Dec. 14.
The company said Dec. 13Â the certification under General-Purpose Operating System Protection Profile 3.9Â serves to verify Enterprise Linux 7.1’s security for sensitive or critical systems and adds to its existingÂ Evaluation Assurance Level 4+ designation.
“Military, national security, and other highly sensitive data center environments require a significant commitment to security and stringent compliance standards,” saidÂ Paul Smith, senior vice president and general manager at Red Hatâs public sector unit, noting the company’s Linux platform.
Smith is an inductee into Executive Mosaic’s Wash100 for 2017.
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