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ZDNet UK: Linux Servers Praised for Security

Apr 12, 2005, 15:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Ingrid Marson)

"Software development managers rate Linux significantly higher than Windows server products for security, according to the latest research.

"Over 6000 software development managers were asked in a survey conducted by BZ Media to rate the security of server operating systems against hacks and exploits. Linux was rated as 'secure' or 'very secure' by 74 percent of respondents, while Microsoft Windows Server was given one of these ratingd by 38 percent of respondents. Thirteen percent of respondents rated Linux as insecure or very insecure, a figure that rose to 58 percent for Windows server products..."

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