Issue #11 September 2005

Security in a Networked World

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The open source development model encourages developers to take a pro-active approach toward security. After all, the source code, even in the pre-beta stages, is available for anyone to download and review. In contrast, code created with the closed source model typically has a smaller set of programmers reviewing the code, of which a subset looks for security issues.

In today's networked business environment, security must be a top priority. In this video, Michael Ferris, Product Manager, Red Hat Security Solutions, explains how Red Hat Enterprise Linux is secure at the core because of technologies such as Security-Enhanced Linux and ExecShield.

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