"Over the last few days, I have received many objections to my
warning at the NetCentric Operations Conference that Linux is not
secure enough to be used in defense systems. Most of the objections
are based on a series of common misconceptions. To avoid
unnecessary duplication and to approach this subject rationally, it
is necessary to examine these misconceptions systematically. This
is part I of a series of articles that will be published over the
next few weeks to address these issues.
"Just because Linux is good for general purpose desktop
computing and servers, for which it was designed, does not mean it
is good for everything. Don't be someone who owns only a hammer, to
whom everything looks like a nail. If you keep an open mind, I will
show you why Linux is inappropriate for defense systems, and what
kind of operating system should be used for defense systems..."
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