This week in TechRepublic blogs, Chad Perrin talked about Linux security, and in particular, the dangers of evaluating security by simply counting vulnerabilities; Rick Vanover introduced open source ClarkConnect as a handy networking solution for remote offices.
Here's my weekly wrap-up of some of the other open source-related items that you might have missed. Chad Perrin has sparked some lively discussions in the Security blog, talking about Linux security, and Rick Vanover had a positive review for the open source networking solution, ClarkConnect, over in the Network Administrator blog.
- Vulnerability counting revisited: a hypothetical example (Chad Perrin)
- Firefox 3.0 memory improvements -- Fact or Fiction? (John Sheesley)
- Is Linux the most secure OS? (Chad Perrin)
- IBM may make DB2 open source, and Microsoft wants an open source census (Andy Moon)
- ClarkConnect: Open source gateway options for the remote office (Rick Vanover)