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ZDNet: Why CERT Should be Decertified (2)

Jan 19, 2006, 04:00 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Paul Murphy)

"In looking at Cert's security vulnerabilities summary for 2005 last week I pointed out that they have a tendency to be remarkably over enthusiastic when counting Unix and related applications vulnerabilities. Today I'd like to look at the other side of the coin: are they equally enthused over Microsoft's vulnerabilities?

"There is some surface comparability. For example, both the Unix and Windows lists focus mostly on applications and both lists contain duplicates, about 18% for Windows and 62% for Unix..."

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