[development] Certify Drupal for use in Government (US) Projects
saintsjd at gmail.com
Tue Sep 30 15:40:18 UTC 2008
The names of Citizens are collected on the website along with some personal
contact information. We were told that our application required the Medium
level security certification.
For collecting more sensitive information, certification becomes nearly
On Tue, Sep 30, 2008 at 9:35 AM, Gerhard Killesreiter <
gerhard at killesreiter.de> wrote:
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> Jon Saints schrieb:
> > On a recent project for the US government, half way through the
> > development process, our work was stopped by a government security
> > review which said that Drupal (and open source software in general)
> > is not suitable for use in government projects that house personal
> > information due to security concerns.
> Just out of interest: What kind of information are we talking about?
> Tax numbers, bank accounts?
> > I notice other governments around the world are using Drupal with great
> > success and savings to citizens:
> > http://buytaert.net/new-zealand-government-using-drupal
> Seems like a showcase site only.
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