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Computerworld Hong Kong: Open to Compromise?

Apr 05, 2007, 22:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Ric Shreves)

"Is open source software inherently unsafe? Do open source components in your stack pose an unacceptable risk to business continuity? A recent security breach affecting the popular WordPress blogging system has caused this question to once more rear its ugly head, but the real question is not whether open source is inherently risky, but whether open source software is any more of a risk than proprietary software.

"For those of you who missed the initial incident, on February 25, the WordPress team released version 2.1.1 of the blogging software..."

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