Wednesday, March 19, 2008

FT.com / Technology - Linux tries not to be a victim of its own success

A timely Linux snapshot  in the Financial Times

“Hackers are shrewd businessmen, so the more that Linux is found in the corporate data centre, running mission-critical systems, the more incentive there is to invest time and money in trying to compromise Linux. There’s simply more for hackers to gain and that means more reasons for users to spend more time and money securing Linux,” she says.

The message is clear: if enterprise Linux is to continue on its upwards trajectory, its growing band of corporate supporters must ensure that the operating system does not become a victim of its own success.

FT.com / Technology - Linux tries not to be a victim of its own success

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