NewsForge: Interview: Greg Wallace on the Future of Embedded Linux
Jul 19, 2005, 04:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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"NF: Did any of the panelists address the
question of security?
"Wallace: Not directly in their presentation,
but the question was put to the panel from the audience during
Q&A. Dr. Edwards said that security is an inherent challenge
with all computing systems, but by virtue of going through the open
source development process, whereby lots of people work on a
particular code set, Linux seems to come out at the end as more
secure than popular closed-source alternatives..."