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HP-UX 11i v3 Update 5 'Vantage' Adds to Unix Security

Sep 30, 2009, 06:03 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sean Michael Kerner)

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"While Unix is often thought of as being secure and not as vulnerable as other operating system choices, the reality is that new threats are constantly emerging.

"That's one reason why HP-UX 11i v.3 Update 5, codenamed "Vantage," is getting improved features to help admins better protect their environments against emerging threats.

""If you look at the number of threats out there that are emerging for Unix, there is a new threat identified roughly on average one out of every three days," Brian Cox, director of software planning and marketing for Business Critical Systems at HP, told InternetNews.com. "From a security perspective, how we're making HP-UX better is by how easy it is to make it even more secure."

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