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NSA: Open Source Provides Extreme Security at Lower Cost

Oct 09, 2008, 13:05 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Matt Asay)

"For those that continue to cling to the principle that security is best achieved through obscurity, the US' most secretive agency has a response: open source is better.

"The unprecedented release of the project into the open source community aims to demonstrate how highly secure software can be developed cost-effectively, improving industrial practice and providing a starting point for teaching and academic research."

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