Is Open Source Development Insecure?
Jul 22, 2008, 13:30 (5 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sean Michael Kerner)
"One of the basic theories behind open source and its relative
security is the fact that many eyeballs are looking at code to
identify potential and real trouble spots. According to application
security vendor Fortify Software, many eyeballs alone aren't
enough. In fact Fortify argues in a new study that open source
software is insecure and is exposing enterprises to risk since
secure development processes have not been properly adopted."