The CEO of the company Kaspersky, Eugene claims in a blog post that it took almost 14 years of hard work to make this hackproof OS a reality. The company codenamed the KasperskyOS as 11-11.
After 14 Years Of Hard work, Kaspersky Launched Its Operating System
In November 2016, we get to know that the renowned specialist in antivirus firm Kaspersky has announced that they are going to start its operating system. Now, Kaspersky has officially announced the availability of this operating system.
The CEO of the company Kaspersky, Eugene claims in a blog post that it took almost 14 years of hard work to make this hackproof OS a reality. The company codenamed the KasperskyOS as 11-11. Let me tell you KasperskyOS, is a secure operating system aimed at network devices, IoT, industrial control systems.
Well, KasperskyOS is not an out-of-the-box product. The price tag of this OS will vary according to the need and application. According to Eugene, the KasperskyOS must be viewed as a “project offering.”
In the latest blog post, Eugene had mentioned that “there’s not a single string of Linux code in it” so it should not be compared with Linux. The operating system is based on microkernel architecture and is written to target hardware developers, SCADA systems, IoT, etc.
Kaspersky had published a whitepaper where they have listed all the biggest and best features that you will get while using KasperskyOS. Here are some of the features:
Initially secure system
KasperskyOS is designed with security in mind and remains secure during its whole lifecycle.
A modular approach to system design minimizes the footprint of the trusted base and makes it possible to build each solution on a case-by-case basis.
Secure architecture of applications
Application design is based on a component model that makes secure development easy and elegant.
IPC typing and simple configuration language help to easily define the rules of interprocess communication and access control.
Strict adherence to security concept in system design and implementation makes it possible to verify the security of all solutions based on KasperskyOS.
While the system is kept mostly POSIX-compatible, the use of a native API further guarantees the secure behavior of applications. The developer can choose how to keep a proper balance between program and code.
Compatibility and security
Security domain separation: KasperskyOS efficiently separates security domains –confined groups of applications with a restricted influence on each other. This does not preclude the possibility of interdomain communication if explicitly allowed.
Mandatory identification and labeling
All applications in KasperskyOS are accompanied by their security configuration. Nobody can install an application without installing its relevant behavior configuration. Hardware and application level resources (files, databases, network ports, etc.) are labeled with appropriate security attributes. It is impossible to access a resource that doesn’t have a security label.
For more information, you need to read the whitepaper that is published by KasperskyOS. So, what do you think about this? Simply share your views and thoughts in the comment section below.