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Red Hat’s Enterprise Linux 7.5 Earns FIPS 140-2 Certification Renewal; Paul Smith Quoted

Paul Smith

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 5, 2018 — Red Hat‘s (NYSE: RHT) Enterprise Linux 7.5 operating system has achieved recertification from the National Institute of Standards and Technology in line with the Federal Information Processing Standard 140-2, ExecutiveBiz reported Nov. 9.

The company said Nov. 8 the FIPS 140-2 security certification renewal serves to validate Red Hat Enterprise Linux and other products such as Ceph StorageCloudForms and OpenStack Platform for public sector deployments.

“Regardless of technological advances, protecting sensitive information remains a top priority for every government entity, from executive agencies to state-level organizations,” said Paul Smith, senior vice president and general manager for Red Hat’s public sector business in North America.

Smith, a two-time Wash100 awardee, noted that Red Hat has worked to deliver enterprise open source technologies built on Enterprise Linux to meet the government’s need to secure sensitive data.

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