QNX Software Systems (Ottawa, Canada) has released the QNX® Neutrino® RTOS Secure Kernel v6.4.0, which has been certified to the stringent security requirements of the Common Criteria ISO/IEC 15408 Evaluation Assurance Level 4+. The certification to Common Criteria EAL 4+ indicates that the QNX Neutrino RTOS Secure Kernel exceeds the assurance requirements required for EAL 4. To earn EAL 4 certification, a product must be methodically designed, tested, and reviewed to the highest commercial standards. The “+” indicates that the certification extends to QNX Software Systems’ vulnerability remediation process.

The QNX Neutrino RTOS Secure Kernel implements symmetric multiprocessing (SMP) and bound multiprocessing (BMP) for multi-core processors. The multi-core RTOS also supports adaptive partitioning, which is an efficient form of time partitioning that prevents malicious code and denial-of-service (DoS) attacks from monopolizing the CPU. Ideal for defense, industrial, automotive, and medical industries, the QNX Neutrino RTOS Secure Kernel provides assured levels of portability, interoperability, and security.

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