Sydney Morning Herald: Open Sesame, for Tight Security
Aug 06, 2002, 13:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Nathan Cochrane)
[ Thanks to Gordon Hubbard for this
"No information security panoply is complete without open-source
systems guarding the approaches to the corporate sanctum
"The theme of this year's Australian Unix and Open Systems User
Group (AUUG) conference, like many other conferences this year,
centres on security. Open systems go a long way to protecting a
business from the wilds of information threats, says AUUG treasurer
"'Often Unix systems are the gateway in a mixed environment,'
"'Open systems tend to be more robust and resilient to viruses
and they have a role in protecting proprietary systems, because
they tend to be more immune...'"