Trusted Solaris 8

By Jason Brooks  |  Posted 2004-09-06 Print this article Print

Sun's Trusted Solaris 8 builds on the vendor's Solaris foundation with stronger access controls and support for multilevel data separation that extends from the core to the desktop environment.

Trusted Solaris has been around for a few years longer than SELinux. And, as a complete product rather than a do-it-yourself add-on, it boasts a greater integration level of trusted features than SELinux does. Also, unlike SELinux, which is currently best-suited for server deployments, the access controls in Trusted Solaris extend to the desktop environment.

Click here to read the full review of Trusted Solaris.

As Editor in Chief of eWEEK Labs, Jason Brooks manages the Labs team and is responsible for eWEEK's print edition. Brooks joined eWEEK in 1999, and has covered wireless networking, office productivity suites, mobile devices, Windows, virtualization, and desktops and notebooks. Jason's coverage is currently focused on Linux and Unix operating systems, open-source software and licensing, cloud computing and Software as a Service. Follow Jason on Twitter at jasonbrooks, or reach him by email at

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