RSA: Security experts debate "Whic's more secure?" - Linux vs. Microsoft

Like the Hatfields and McCoys, some debates are as old as the hills, and no one ever seems to win. In the IT industry, security pundits have long been arguing the question of whether Linux is more secure than Windows with similarly inconclusive results. In a town hall-style debate Wednesday at RSA 2008 in San […]

Like the Hatfields and McCoys, some debates are as old as the hills, and no one ever seems to win. In the IT industry, security pundits have long been arguing the question of whether Linux is more secure than Windows with similarly inconclusive results.

In a town hall-style debate Wednesday at RSA 2008 in San Francisco, Jeff Jones, a director in Microsoft's Trustworthy Computing group, and Dr. Richard Ford, a professor at the Florida Institute of Technology and a longtime Linux advocate, examined some of the canards that have settled around both sides of the issue over the years[...]

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