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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 link. ]

"No information security panoply is complete without open-source systems guarding the approaches to the corporate sanctum sanctorum.

"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 Gordon Hubbard.

"'Often Unix systems are the gateway in a mixed environment,' Hubbard says.

"'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...'"

http://theage.com.au/articles/2002/07/26/1027497416309.html and http://www.smh.com.au/articles/2002/07/26/1027497416309.html

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