Originally Published: Tuesday, 5 September 2000 Author: Alexander Reelsen
Published to: news_enhance_security/Security News Page: 1/1 - [Printable]

Falling Apart at the Seams - Can open source save the day?

Because the new inter-component security flaws differ so substantially from more traditional holes, a different sort of programmer is likely to find them. Open source allows the widest variety of coders to search the source for the flaws that they know best. This can only improve security.