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50 Open Source Tools To Replace Popular Security Software

May 18, 2010, 14:32 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Cynthia Harvey)

[ Thanks to james Maguire for this link. ]

"For this list, we've compiled a set of open source security tools and their commercial counterparts. We're not suggesting that the open source apps have all the same features and use the same methods as the commercial products they can replace.

"Instead, we're saying that they provide end users with some of the same benefits and deserve consideration, particularly as businesses small and large look for ways to stretch their budgets.

"Open Source Tools: Anti-Spam, Anti-Virus/Anti-Malware, Anti-Spyware, Application Firewall, Backup, Browser Add-Ons. PAGE ONE.

"Open Source Tools: Data Removal, Encryption. PAGE TWO.

"Open Source Tools: File Transfer, Forensics, Gateway/Unified Threat Management Appliances, Intrusion Detection, Network Firewalls. PAGE THREE.

"Open Source Tools: Network Monitoring, Password Crackers, Password Management, User Authentication, Web Filtering. PAGE FOUR. "

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