Security Beyond the Garden of Eden

    Date18 May 2000
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    Posted ByAnthony Pell
    For security-conscious IT managers, choosing between Linux and Windows NT is like a return trip to the Garden of Eden. With security concerns rising in the open source community, BeOpen recently interviewed two developers who have taken two very different . . . For security-conscious IT managers, choosing between Linux and Windows NT is like a return trip to the Garden of Eden. With security concerns rising in the open source community, BeOpen recently interviewed two developers who have taken two very different approaches to addressing those concerns. Tom Vogt is a lead developer of Nexus, a "maximum security" Linux distribution unveiled on May 9. Theo DeRaadt is leader of the OpenBSD project, a BSD offshoot that has built a reputation as one of the most secure "out of the box" operating systems in the world. We asked both of them about open source security issues and how they deal with them.
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