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LinuxPlanet: Linux--The Most Secure OS of All?

Oct 02, 2003, 21:00 (7 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jacqueline Emigh)

"Some may claim otherwise, but many insist that Linux is the most secure operating system (OS) of them all.

"Linux security advocates point to a plethora of hardened distributions and hardened kernels, for one thing. Linux administrators can also take also take many steps to make any distro even more secure, starting with installation procedures.

"Linux practitioners have seen security as a priority from day one, according to Jim Dennis, one of the principals at Starshine.org. 'Essentially, people who use Linux tend to value security over features,' Dennis maintains..."

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