Is secure Linux ready for industrial control?
A version of Linux hardened by the US Government is being proposed for industrial control systems
Verano, a company that sells software for controlling everything from power plants to factories, is embracing Linux, along with security features that the U.S. National Security Agency added to the operating system. Verano currently sells software based on Windows and on versions of Unix, but believes customers are now moving toward Linux, a sign of the gradual maturing of the operating system. The NSA-augmented version of Linux, called SELinux has tamper-proofing features useful for critical facilities that must resist attacks launched over computer networks. Full Story