SearchEnterpriseLinux: Comparing Security on Windows and Linux
Jul 04, 2005, 21:00 (13 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Peter Harrison)
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"Software security is quite often a subjective measure, mainly
because there is the risk of a security vulnerability being created
with every line of programming code. Each vulnerability has a
degree of severity which may or may not be important to the end
user. The result is an infinite number of interpretations of
security, especially in a complex application such as an operating
system like Windows or Linux.
"A more objective method of rating security is to track the
number of bug fixes issued for a particular software suite..."