Open Sources -- Security by Default

    Date12 Jun 2000
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    Posted ByAnthony Pell
    What would happen if you removed most of the extraneous, unnecessary and insecure protocols from your OS, tightened up the default configuration and then hunted bugs ruthlessly? Something very much like OpenBSD, because that’s precisely what project founder Theo De . . . What would happen if you removed most of the extraneous, unnecessary and insecure protocols from your OS, tightened up the default configuration and then hunted bugs ruthlessly? Something very much like OpenBSD, because that’s precisely what project founder Theo De Raadt decided to do. The result has been largely successful in terms of achieving "security by default."
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