18.104.22.168. What is Multi-Category Security?
is an adaptation of MLS
. From a technical point of view, MCS
is a policy change, combined with a few userland modifications to hide some of the unneeded MLS
technology. Some kernel changes were also made, but only relating to making it easy to upgrade to MCS
) without invoking a full file system relabel.
The hope is to improve the quality of the system as a whole, reduce costs, leverage the open source process, increase transparency, and make the technology base useful to more than a small group of extremely special-case users.