Rutoken USB tokens and smart cards work with RED OS operating system

"Activ" and RED SOFT reported positive results of compatibility tests of the electronic identifiers Rutoken under operating system RED OS.

Test of Rutoken products under RED OS showed full working compatibility. In particular, the following USB tokens and smart cards were tested:

● Rutoken S / Rutoken S micro;

● Rutoken Lite / Rutoken Lite micro;

● Rutoken Lite SD;

● Rutoken EDS / EDS 2.0 / EDS PKI / EDS micro;

● Rutoken EDS Smart Card;

● Rutoken EDS Bluetooth.

Rutoken is Russia's first fully domestic line of hardware products and solutions for authentication and electronic signature. Rutoken key media are used wherever safe storage and use of passwords, digital certificates, encryption keys and electronic signature keys are required. Electronic identifiers Rutoken are presented in various form factors: from a standard USB-token or smart card to Bluetooth-devices. Rutoken's card operating system, Rutoken drivers for Windows, Rutoken Plugin, Rutoken KeyBox are listed in the Unified Register of Russian Software. Products and solutions of Rutoken have all the necessary certificates of the FSB and FSTEC of Russia.

RED OS is a multi-user, multi-tasking operating system based on the Linux kernel and RPM package base, running on a wide range of hardware platforms, servers and workstations, providing a universal environment for the applications. RED OS is registered in the Unified Register of Russian Software and Databases of the Ministry of Communications of Russia (No. 3751). Corresponds to the information security requirements for the protection profile of "A" type operating systems of the fourth class of IT protection ИТ.ОС.А4.ПЗ, approved by the order No. 119 of FSTEC of Russia dated August 19, 2016.

Based on the results of the work carried out, the RED SOFT software manufacturer and "Activ" recommend their products for use in the commercial segment and for government customers.

Vladimir Ivanov, Development Director, "Active", says:

"We have been cooperating with RED SOFT since 2015. Then it was the first time testing of Rutoken products with the RED OS operating system and Red Database DBMS. Since then, the products have been successfully used in projects that require a high level of data protection. Our cooperation continues, and this year we decided to update the certificate of compatibility. We hope for further fruitful work."

Rustam Rustamov, RED SOFT Deputy CEO, says:

"Activ" and RED SOFT are Russian companies without foreign beneficiaries, their products are registered in the Unified Register of the Ministry of Communications of Russia and fully comply with the national requirements of information security, and that makes possible using them in the informatization of government structures. The use of certified products Rutoken and operating system RED OS will allow our customers from the public sector to evaluate all the advantages of domestic solutions."