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Re: [fwd][news] Netscape meets gov't security standard



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In <[email protected]>, on 09/12/97 
   at 08:45 AM, Tom Weinstein <[email protected]> said:

>Vipul Ved Prakash wrote:
>> 
>> *** Netscape meets gov't security standard
>> 
>> Netscape Communications Corporation announced Monday the National
>> Institute of Standards and Technology and the Canadian Security
>> Establishment validated the security code in Netscape Communicator
>> client software and Netscape SuiteSpot server software as meeting
>> Federal Information Processing Standards Publications 140-1, "Security
>> Requirements For Cryptographic Modules." Netscape is the only Internet
>> software vendor to comply with the FIPS 140-1 security standard, the
>> company said. (PR Newswire) See full story at
>> http://www.infobeat.com/stories/cgi/story.cgi?id=4840046-429

>For those of you interested, we are validated at level 2 when used on a
>C2 OS, level 1 otherwise.  You can find more info at
>http://home.netscape.com/assist/security/faqs/fips140-1.html

Exactly what C2 OS are we talking here?!? You are not backing M$ marketing
claims of C2 for NT are you???

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