Mikko Hypponen: Open Source Software Will Make the World More Secure
Source: Linux.com - Posted by Dave Wreski   
Security Projects Open source software can be one answer to combating the global surveillance of innocent citizens, said security expert Mikko Hypponen in his keynote last week at LinuxCon and CloudOpen Europe in Edinburgh. Advances in computing and the rise of global networks have made the storage and transmission of data cheap and easy. This has created unparalleled connectivity, progress and innovation, Hypponen said. But itís also enabled large-scale access to that data as demonstrated by the NSAís PRISM program, made public this year in a series of top-secret document leaks by former U.S. government contractor Edward Snowden.

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