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NewsFactor: Top Open-Source Security Applications

Jun 20, 2005, 22:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Mark Long)

[ Thanks to Jason Greenwood for this link. ]

"Those responsible for enterprise security are increasingly turning to open-source applications in lieu of security products based on proprietary code--and for many good reasons.

"'Where open-source tools have an advantage in an enterprise is in their timeliness,' said cryptography guru Ed Moyle of Security Curve. 'Since no budget has to be allocated to deploy an open-source tool, it can often hit the ground faster than a commercial counterpart...'"

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