1.5 Notable New Security Features

The following notable security features are included in this update:

  • Applications such as Java and OpenSSL are now able to share a cryptographic data store that crypto toolkits can use for processing trusted certificates.

  • Smartcard authentication support in a larger number of application subsystems for single sign on (SSO).

  • Updated version of OpenSCAP to comply with the certification requirements of NIST SCAP 1.2.

  • Updated Transport Layer Security (TLS 1.2) support.