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Linux Security: A Good Thing Keeps Getting Better Print E-mail
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Source: Information Week - Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Security A tech expert explains why Linux has remained a bright spot in an increasingly grim IT security picture, and how businesses can ensure effective, reliable security for their own Linux-based systems.

Linux has never had to face the challenges that Microsoft Windows faces now (and in the past) in those areas of security that we are most familiar with today. Specifically those relating to client use of an OS.

Conversely, Unix (and the many variants of Linux that have been derived from it), has traditionally been the operating system of choice for servers throughout the Internet. This has been true since “Al Gore invented the Internet� (all right, BBN in Cambridge).

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