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Re: DoD Security Clearance for Cygwin?
- From: "Larry Hall (RFK Partners, Inc)" <lhall at rfk dot com>
- To: Carter Dennis L Civ AFRL/VAAA <Dennis dot Carter at wpafb dot af dot mil>,"'cygwin at cygwin dot com'" <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Wed, 21 Aug 2002 08:21:09 -0400
- Subject: Re: DoD Security Clearance for Cygwin?
At 07:52 AM 8/21/2002, Carter Dennis L Civ AFRL/VAAA wrote:
>While I have heard good reviews on the capabilities of Cygwin, my security people are requiring an extensive analysis of the code before permitting it to be used on our machines.
Good to hear the "press" likes Cygwin. ;-)
>Has any DoD center already completed this security review so we don't have to reaccomplish it?
If they have, we haven't heard about it. Still, I expect the review would
be pointless. Cygwin is not a secure multi-user environment locally. It
can be used as a secure environment remotely via SSH.
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