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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..."

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