“The IT industry’s obsession with comparing Windows and Linux
security is a waste of time, according to top Linux bod Alan Cox.
Operating system security is, he says, simply awful right across
“Kernel developer and Red Hat fellow Cox made the remarks in an
interview with IT book publisher O’Reilly ahead of a
security-themed speech planned for an open source conference next
month. The bigger picture, he said, is that today’s security
systems are ‘totally inadequate…'”