Enterprise IT Planet: The Future of Open Source in Security
Nov 21, 2003, 10:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Lyne Bourque)
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"At many colleges and universities around North America,
students learn about a variety of topics. Quite often for reasons
of cost and flexibility, courses rely on Open Source alternatives
to solutions that the industry typically employs. In fact, for
many, Open Source opens new doors for students that would have
otherwise been locked out.
"Seneca College, located in Toronto, is no exception. In fact,
Seneca College recently won an award from McGraw-Hill for
Innovation in Education, specifically due to the way we teach Open
Source at the College.
"This year we held our 2nd Annual Open Source Symposium and it
certainly fit the bill as a wide variety of topics were presented
from security to higher education theory. Most importantly, the
presenters were not just from Seneca College's Programming and
Networking programs. Professors from Humber College, York
University, Sheridan College and Durham College presented in
addition to those from the private sector including IBM..."