Businesses, from small to large, make a decent investment in firewalls, anti-viruses, email and web content security filters to protect their networks against external threats. Yet, any user with a USB device poses a tremendous threat to your data, no matter how well external security is.
There is a widespread and wholly inaccurate impression that open source development is somehow haphazard and undisciplined, a free-for-all among brilliant but uncoordinated individuals. In fact, most major open source projects are very tightly managed highly disciplined teams. This article gives examples of very successful Open Source security projects — netfilter and Snort — and… Read More »