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Red Hat Adds Common Criteria Security Certification for Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world's leading provider of open source solutions, today announced that Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.1, the world’s leading enterprise Linux platform, has achieved an additional Common Criteria Certification. Enhancing the existing Evaluation Assurance Level 4+ certification announced in October 2016, this certification was under the General-Purpose Operating System Protection Profile (OSPP) 3.9. Red Hat Enterprise Linux was the first operating system to be Common Criteria-certified with Linux Container Framework Support, underscoring Red Hat’s commitment to delivering hardened and more secure IT innovations like Linux containers.

"Military, national security, and other highly-sensitive datacenter environments require a significant commitment to security and stringent compliance standards, a commitment that Red Hat strives to meet with the world’s leading enterprise Linux platform."



Our Red Hat colleagues over on the OpenShift Container Platform team have announced the general availability of OpenShift Ansible Broker, which is a new way to easily orchestrate services external to an OpenShift-deployed containerized application by using Ansible automation. But just what is the OpenShift Ansible Broker, and how does it fit into the wider Ansible ecosystem? At the simplest level, the Red Hat OpenShift team has given users a way to expose Ansible workloads in the OpenShift Container Platform Service Catalog via the Open Service Broker API. If you haven’t already, we’d recommend you read What’s new in OpenShift 3.7 as this has a good explanation of the concepts and motivation behind the work. This is a fantastic development that places Ansible in a prime position within the OpenShift Container Platform Service Broker and great news for...